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Karan Sachdeva
Director for Watson and AI applications, IBM

Karan is the Director for Watson and AI Applications in Asia Pacific. His current mission is helping customers unlock value from their data using Watson and IBM AI applications in combination of open source and partner ecosystem. With over a decade of experience in Data and AI senior leadership and executive management positions, Karan has delivered sustained growth consistently in business through innovative customer and channels strategy. Prior to IBM, Karan also held executive level positions at Cloudera, Informatica and HCL Technologies.

A technology and business thought leader, Karan has been the keynote speaker for many events across Asia Pacific and USA. Karan has been named IBM cloud engagement champion to inspire and engage more than 10000+ employees of IBM Cloud Asia Pacific. He is the founding member of Data and AI forum and has been featured in leading company blogs and publications.

Top 3 use cases to infuse AI in your business: A CxO cheat sheet

Top 3 use cases to infuse AI in your business: A CxO cheat sheet

February 28, 2020 | by Karan Sachdeva, Director for Watson and AI applications, IBM
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer in its infancy; it is an essential business transformation tool to deliver results with impact. AI is changing every aspect of business by bringing data to the center: from AI infused customer and employee experiences to AI infused operations, and,...
3 Principles to move from AI Pilots to AI @ Scale

3 Principles to move from AI Pilots to AI @ Scale

August 14, 2019 | by Karan Sachdeva, Director for Watson and AI applications, IBM
In my last blog post, I covered how you can deliver an AI pilot in just eight weeks and at the same time design your program in a way to scale the AI across your enterprise.  Culture, architecture and technology is fundamental to move from AI pilot to AI @ Scale. I also discussed how IBM is helping...

How to deliver a scalable AI pilot in just 8 weeks

July 18, 2019 | by Karan Sachdeva, Director for Watson and AI applications, IBM
In business, aspiring to world-class is not enough when your competitors are already there. About half of the companies listed on the S&P 500 will be replaced over the next 10 years. Compared to the past, what’s unique about the disruption happening today is the rapid pace of change. During...
Industrializing your AI and data science models with IBM Cloud Private for Data

Industrializing your AI and data science models with IBM Cloud Private for Data

May 16, 2019 | by Karan Sachdeva, Director for Watson and AI applications, IBM
Companies are entering “chapter two” of their digital transformation. The next chapter is all about moving from experimentation to true transformation. It’s about gaining speed and scale. We are helping businesses activate data as a strategic asset, with desire to maximize the impact of AI as core...
Trusted and ethical AI with IBM Cloud Private for Data

Trusted and ethical AI with IBM Cloud Private for Data

March 27, 2019 | by Karan Sachdeva, Director for Watson and AI applications, IBM
IBM anticipated barriers to scaling enterprise AI. We developed a platform to help clients operationalize AI faster while infusing trust and transparency with IBM Cloud Private for Data and the add-on Watson OpenScale.
Why data science at banks is missing the mark, and how to fix it

Why data science at banks is missing the mark, and how to fix it

October 15, 2018 | by Karan Sachdeva, Director for Watson and AI applications, IBM
The business that gets there first won’t necessarily win digital and AI game. It will be the one that ingrains digital and AI in its business as much as possible. Starting from applying intelligent data science where it matters most and progressively using it in every aspect of the business.
3 ways IBM Cloud Private for Data can accelerate your AI and machine learning journey

3 ways IBM Cloud Private for Data can accelerate your AI and machine learning journey

May 30, 2018 | by Karan Sachdeva, Director for Watson and AI applications, IBM
It seems like CEOs all over the world are realizing that to be competitive, they have to embrace technologies like private cloud and artificial intelligence (AI). IBM Cloud Private for Data empowers organizations to be AI-ready with an integrated analytics platform.
3 principles for climbing the AI ladder with IBM Governed Data Lake

3 principles for climbing the AI ladder with IBM Governed Data Lake

February 12, 2018 | by Karan Sachdeva, Director for Watson and AI applications, IBM
Recently, we capped off the first leg of the “Enabling digital business with an IBM governed data lake” road shows in the Asia Pacific region with our customers and partners.
Begin your cognitive enterprise journey at DataWorks Summit Sydney

Begin your cognitive enterprise journey at DataWorks Summit Sydney

August 31, 2017 | by Karan Sachdeva, Director for Watson and AI applications, IBM
The power of machine learning, data science and big data is no longer considered a hype or fad. It’s a reality and it’s impacting the bottom lines of businesses.
Cyber Security Powered by AI and Machine Learning

Cyber security powered by AI and machine learning

July 20, 2017 | by Karan Sachdeva, Director for Watson and AI applications, IBM
The latest executive report published by IBM Institute for Business Value puts the estimated cost of cyber crime to the global economy in a range of USD 375–575 billion per year. Reputational damage, which is hard to calculate, comes on top of all this. No industry and geography has remained...

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