Director, IBM Research/India & CTO, IBM India and South Asia, IBM
Gargi B. Dasgupta is the Director for IBM Research in India and the CTO for IBM India/South Asia. In her role as Director, Gargi is responsible for establishing and executing the technical agenda of IBM's India Research Lab in collaboration with IBM's worldwide research labs and business units. In her role as CTO, Gargi is responsible for representing and communicating IBM's overall technical vision and strategy with key stakeholders across the India/South Asia ecosystem - from developers and start-ups to key clients, analysts, media, and industry experts. Gargi has been with IBM since 2004 when she joined as a Research Staff Member. In 2019, Gargi was recognized as one of IBM’s Distinguished Engineers for her exemplary technological achievements. She was recognized as one of the most powerful women in business by Fortune India in 2019, one of top women technologists by Economic Times 2020, and one of the most powerful women in business by Business Today 2020. Gargi is an ACM Distinguished Speaker and an alumna of Jadavpur University, Kolkata and University of Maryland, Baltimore County.