Jai is a senior technology business executive driving IBM Research’s Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Cybersecurity related innovations and solutions business strategy and go-to-market execution.
Jai brings over 20 years of technology experience working with IBM for over 15 years, and with Unisys, Tata and a start-up Diablo Technologies. He has a vital mix of business and technology leadership experience with varied functional skills in product management, corporate business strategy, marketing, sales enablement, software engineering and development, customer support for enterprise-class business solutions and services. He has led many multi-million dollars new businesses to penetrate into new markets, industries and segments.
His last role at Diablo Technologies was VP of product management and alliances strategy. He has led Diablo’s big data analytics and in memory computing solutions management and strategic alliances. Prior to this, he was with Unisys as a senior director of software solutions and services management for Secure Integrated Systems software solutions and services for mission critical enterprise business applications. Jai led the global portfolio strategy, product management, roadmap, and go-to-market execution to deliver end-to-end security solutions, advisory & consulting, system integration, and managed security services.
His technology development and management experience spans across Cloud (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS), Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Blockchain (Hyperledger, Smart Contract, Consensus Algorithms, Cryptographic Protocols), Security (Identity and Access Management, Security Information & Events Management, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, Threat Intelligence / Analytics), Virtualization, Big Data, Analytics, In-Memory Computing, Internet of Things (IoT), SOA, BPM, B2B integration, Application Servers, Network, Systems, Endpoints, Assets Mgmt & Monitoring and Security Appliances, Software Defined Integrated/Converged Systems (Compute, Storage, Network), Packaged Appliances for SAP ERP, HANA, Industry Applications in Finance, Insurance, Healthcare, Telecommunications, Government, Retail, Energy & Utilities, and Transportation industries.
Jai holds several USPTO granted patents and inventions published on ip.com. He earned an MBA degree in strategy, marketing and finance from UNC, Chapel Hill and Bachelor and Master degree in computer science and engineering from NIT Bhopal and VJTI Mumbai, India respectively. He also attended Harvard University for executive leadership and management program.
Jai lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with his wife and two children and loves music, movies, play tennis and watch cricket, soccer and basketball. You may find more information about Jai on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jsarun/