Dr. Stefanie Chiras
Dr. Stefanie Chiras is the vice president of offering management for IBM Cognitive Systems. As part of the Cognitive Systems brand team, she holds worldwide business responsibility for the successful definition and execution of the hardware portfolio, AIX, IBM I, LINUX, the system software portfolio and the cloud stack. This includes driving interlocked plans from development to the go to market. Within this responsibility she drives the strategic implementation of transforming the portfolio to support both enterprise workloads as well as AI, ML and DL and ensuring the portfolio delivers leadership in both. Stefanie comes to this role with a breadth of technical and business experiences. Her technical roles span silicon technology to system architecture, both Power Systems and System z processor design, and she has been a member in IBM’s Research Division, STG Development, and the Power Systems Brand.