Dr Meeta Yadav

Dr Meeta Yadav

Director of the Singapore Research Center, IBM

 Meeta Yadav, Phd, is the Director of the IBM Singapore Research Center, including the IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation

Prior to this, she was the Chief Data Officer for Blockchain Technologies at IBM.  In that role, Meeta led the data group for blockchain and was responsible for managing the business unit’s global data and data governance policies, operationalizing IBM’s blockchain offerings, understanding market insights, developing customer engagement strategy, and creating business value from data. Meeta also led the delivery of the industry-leading IBM Blockchain Platform to the market including clients and external interest groups such as analysts.

Meeta’s work on Blockchain has earned her a spot in the Top 5 data officers of 2016 by Innovation Enterprise Magazine.

Other roles at IBM included the Chief Technology Officer of Innovation for IBM Middleware where she led the Emerging Technology Institute. Her work involved incubating business ideas, working on business acquisitions and delivering innovative technology MVPs (minimum viable product) internally and to clients (Enterprise IoT, High Performance Messaging Appliances, Business Hub, Blockchain).

Meeta is an adjunct professor at North Carolina State University and has been teaching advanced graduate computer chip design courses for 12 years.  Her course has been adopted by 27 universities across the world and her students are leading hardware verification and design at many of the technology departments in Fortune 100 companies.