Ajay Mohindra  Ajay Mohindra photo       

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Distinguished Research Staff Member
T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Height, NY
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Dr. Mohindra is currently a Distinguished Research Staff Member, Master Inventor, and Senior Manager at IBM Research for in the Industries & Solutions organization. He joined as a research staff member at IBM in 1993.  His research interests include cloud computing, mobile computing, micro services, and outcome based business models. He has over 25 technical publications and 33 issued patents. He has also presented tutorials at the IEEE NOMS/IM conferences on cloud technologies, and recently authored the 2015 ACM Tech Pack on Cloud Computing. For his technical contributions to IBM, he has been received several achievement awards including an Outstanding Innovation Award and Outstanding Technical Achievement Award. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology.  He is a Senior Member of IEEE.

At present, he is leading a team to develop technology for delivering industry solutions through an as-a-Service model on a cloud platform. In this role, he is leading a team to design and implement a platform to support the solution lifecycle from provisioning, monitoring, solution devOps and consumption-based pay-as-you-go model. He is also investigating the role of microservices in the delivery of cloud-based solutions.  In the past, he led teams to develop the methodology, technology and assets to make creating outcome based business more of a science than art, including establishing causality between technology assets and business and financial value the assets deliver to a business. Prior to that, he designed and developed core technologies and platform capabilities and services spanning infrastructure, platform, and common services components needed to support a wide range of Smarter City solution workloads for delivering Smarter City Solutions on a Cloud.