The Next Generation of Computing

Upstate Women in Technology presents “The Next Generation of Computing on 8/28/14.  Have you heard of “Cognitive Computing“?  In 2011, IBM’s Watson wowed the tech industry and a corner of U.S. pop culture with its 2011 win against two of Jeopardy’s greatest champions. How did they do it?  What does this mean to the tech world?  Find out about IBM’s latest computing technology; what it is and where it’s going next.

Our meeting will be held at City Range on Haywood Road.  Networking starts at 11:30 and lunch starts at 12:00.  Please register online at by Tuesday, August 26.   Contact Jill Rose at 864-908-0105 or for more information.

About our speaker - Jerry Denman joined IBM in 2000 and is currently the Client Technical Architect for Lowe’s. In 2007 he was appointed to IBM Distinguished Engineer which is the second highest technical honor IBM awards. Jerry is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology which is a society of IBM top technical leaders chartered with solving tough issue for IBM and customers. He was also appointed to Senior Location Executive for the IBM Greenville location in 2009 where he is responsible for emergency planning, government and community relations, and keeping local IBMers connected with each other and their community. In addition, Jerry is the South Carolina University Ambassador for IBM University Relations and sits on the Technical Advisory Council for Greenville Technical College. Mr. Denman has published several technical books and papers and has a passion for writing. He has been a resident of Greenville since 2007 and owns a 15 acre horse farm where he lives with his wife and children.

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