Dr. Chalapathy Neti is currently a Senior Manager for Information Analysis and Interaction technologies at IBM Research. In this role, he manages several research groups involved in developing Unstructured Information (text, speech and image) Analytics and its application to Healthcare & Lifesciences, CRM and Business Intelligence. Prior to this assignment, he held various technical and management positions including the CTO of IBM’s Digital Media business, manager of audio-visual speech technologies and rich media analysis (speech, audio and video). He has authored or co-authored over 50 articles in various fields related to pattern recognition, speech and video analysis, biomedical modeling and analysis, computational neuroscience and VLSI Design. He has 8 patents and several pending. He is an active member of IEEE, a former member of IEEE Multimedia Signal Processing technical committee (2001-2004), an associate editor of IEEE transactions on Multimedia (2002-2005) and a guest editor for the IBM Systems Journal. He has been with IBM since 1990. Chalapathy Neti received his Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University and B.S degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.