Steve Astorino is the Vice President of Development for the IBM Data and AI organization and leads a global team of several thousand employees. The expansive Data and AI portfolio under his leadership includes the strategic IBM Cloud Pak for Data – a fully integrated data and AI platform that modernizes how businesses collect, organize, and analyze data, and infuse AI throughout their organizations.
Steve also leads the IBM Canada Lab, the largest software development organization in the country. The IBM Canada Lab supports development of core IBM technologies and worldwide strategic missions including Data and AI, Security, Cloud and Cognitive, Supply Chain, IT infrastructure, and Internet of Things.
Widely recognized for his expertise in leading large enterprise development teams with entrepreneurial leadership and innovation, Steve is a change agent, constantly driving improvements and efficiency in how technology is used. He combines deep technical knowledge with a business lens to support clients as they work through their next chapter in digital reinvention and transformation journeys. He co-authored "Artificial Intelligence Evolution and Revolution" – a book which is being used as the basis for college classes.