Wlodek Zadrozny

Resarcher at IBM Resarch. For the last 15 years mostly focused on helping IBM and its clients use natural language processing technologies. Before Watson/DeepQA involved in projects aimed at using semantic search to improve information access for sales professionals and leveraging intangible assets in the enterprise (often described in text documents). Prior to that he was part of the team working to increase the role of IBM Research in Global Consulting. He coordinated research and development of UIMA, IBM's (and now Apache's) Unstructured Information Management Architecture.

His research interests lie in natural language understanding and in applying it in business. Currently, he works on using natural language sources in Watson, and adapting related DeepQA technology for business applications.