10th April 2019: External Event – The Leaders Club – James S Luke PhD – London

James Luke is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and Master Inventor and TLC are extremely pleased to announce James as our guest speaker for our April event.

In his current role he is the Chief Technology Officer for the UK Public Sector in IBM Global Business Services.

James S Luke PhD
In his IBM career, James has held several key leadership roles including being Chief Architect for Watson Tools and has over 20 years’ experience in the delivery of machine learning and cognitive systems. Other roles include Chief Architect for i2 intelligence products and the lead architect for the Text Analytics Group.

Prior to joining IBM, James worked as an Artificial Intelligence (AI) consultant with Data Sciences (Data Sciences was taken over by IBM in 1996). Whilst at Data Sciences, James managed a number of AI projects for both military and commercial clients. Examples of this work range from the development adaptive systems for EW classification to the identification of wavering customers for a major superstore (Safeway).

James completed his first degree, in Electronic Engineering Systems, at the Royal Naval Engineering College whilst serving as an Officer in the Weapons Engineering branch. In 2003 he completed a PhD with the Image, Speech and Intelligent Systems (ISIS) group of the University of Southampton researching the Application of Intelligent Agents in Information Systems Protection. James is an experienced conference speaker and a keen inventor with many patent applications filed and 8 patents awarded.

18:00 – 19:00 Networking

19:00 – 20:00 Speaker

20:00 – close Networking

About The Leaders Club
At The Leaders Club, their motto is ‘Bringing Great Minds Together’, and their vision is to inspire each other with inspiring speakers at inspiring venues.

It is a unique forum for members to exchange ideas and best practice and develop new approaches. It is an unparalleled networking organisation, where members are encouraged to use their expertise and experience to inspire leaders of the future.

The Officers’ Association (OA) has secured a corporate membership with The Leaders Club, a networking group that meets in London. This will allow up to 20 serving or former officers from the OA community to join their monthly networking events. If you wish to attend simply click ‘Register’; places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

If you are not an officer, but would still like to attend this event, please register here.

Date: Wednesday 10th April 2019

Time: 18:00 – 20:30

Location: De Vere West One, 9-10 Portland Place, London W1B 1PR

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There will be a small charge of £10 (non-refundable, plus eventbrite admin fee) for those attending; this covers both the speaker and refreshments.

Your name and email will be shared with The Leaders Club for the purpose of this event.