Hernan Badenes  Hernan Badenes photo       

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Software Engineer - IBM Research



Hernan Badenes works in a distributed, advanced development and research team based in Argentina. His team focuses on the inception, prototyping and transfer of techology into IBM products in partnership with IBM Research and SWG.

He holds a M.S. from Universidad de La Plata, Argentina. His research interests are broad and he has worked with systems and HCI research, being his current focus in collaboration tools and email in particular.

Hernan's projects include:

  • Watson Personality Insights - a service that performs linguistic analysis to infer personality characteristics, intrinsic needs and fundamental values of an individual.
  • Community Insights - a tool for community leaders to enhance the value of enterprise online communities
  • Morning Report - A time-sensitive mobile dashboard for collaboration and other information sources.
  • BlueMail - Bluemail is an research prototype internal to IBM that is exploring new opportunities in and around a rich web2.0 email client.

He studied and taught at Universidad of La Plata, where he learned the beauty of information theory and formal languages. He loves algorithms and the adrenaline and constant training brought by coding contests.