The Sixth Force: Underlying shifts in silicon, computing, IoT and the cloud

Jaswinder Ahuja, MD, CADENCE


Cognitive computing is finally getting real! It has passed through the phases of obscurity and curiosity and is surviving the current phase of breathless hype. It¹s coming to market in real products and promises to radically expand our ability to extract value from video images, speech and big data.

This talk examines the six big trends that are driving cognitive computing, deep learning and neural network computing and paints a picture of how it will likely evolve over the next decade.

Speaker Biography

Mr. Jaswinder S. Ahuja, serves as Corporate Vice President of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Mr. Ahuja serves as Managing Director of Cadence Design Systems (India) Pvt Ltd. His responsibilities include the globalization strategy and leading Cadence’s India and Russia Operations. He served as Advisor of Firstrain, Inc. Mr. Ahuja started his career with Cadence in 1988 as a Software Engineer and led the India operations since 1996. He led the India center to be recognized for its operational excellence and as the #1 IT employer in India among the small companies for three years in a row from 2002 to 2004 based on the DQ-IDC annual best employer surverys. He served as Vice Chairman of India Semiconductor Association.