Uri Hayik

CTO, IBM Israel

Uri Hayik is the CTO of IBM Israel. He spent 26 years in the Israeli Air Force, culminating as Chief Information Officer of the Air Force and Commander of OFEK - IAF ICT unit. Following his military service Uri was ICT Program Manager at Lockheed Martin Israel. He is a member of the IBM Israel management board and he leads technical solutions and architecture for IBM Israel programs. He builds and empowers new joint opportunities between the business side and R&D side, and leads the IBM startup and developer ecosystem development in Israel, the IBM Alpha Zone accelerator, and the Blockchain initiative for IBM Israel.


AI technology has moved from science fiction to business fact. To meet today’s challenges and prepare for the future, you need AI solutions that integrate with your infrastructure and data strategy.
 IBM has been exploring artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies and techniques for decades. We believe AI will transform the world in dramatic ways in the coming years – and we’re advancing the field through our portfolio. IBM IT infrastructure is designed with the big picture of AI in mind, with the right combination of systems, software and open-source frameworks to bring your IT up to speed for AI and deep learning success. From workload management and core optimization to open-source deep learning frameworks, IBM has the software to help you train, deploy, and optimize across thousands of cores.