YPPDO Q&A with Dr. Jia Chen, IBM

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Friday, June 12, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Dr. Jia Chen (Yale Physics PhD) is a Product Leader of Blockchain solutions for Healthcare and Life Sciences at IBM’s Innovation and Solution Incubation team. She serves on the IBM Academy of Technology Leadership team. She previously led technical strategy at IBM Watson Health Innovation, with a focus on data and AI. Prior to that, Dr. Chen was the global leader of Watson Experience Centers at IBM, responsible for Watson AI client experiences across all Watson groups. She held leadership positions for Innovation and client engagement at IBM Corporate Headquarters as well as emerging markets. She was formerly the Director of Health Solutions for Smarter Cities at IBM, and the Director of Technical Sales & Innovation for IBM’s Growth Market Units. She led the identification, structuring and execution of first of a kind technology and business initiatives that provide innovative and sustainable differentiation for IBM’s clients.
In this Q&A, Dr. Chen will answer your questions on transitioning out of academia, her job at IBM, current job market in her field, and anything else you’d like to learn about it! Please submit your questions here or bring them to the Q&A.

Host: Yale Physics Professional Development Organization
Questions? Email estella.desouza@yale.edu
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