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Jonathan Lenchner

Sr. Technical Staff Member and Master Inventor, Computer Science Foundations
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Jon Lenchner is a Senior Technical Staff Member at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY. Previously he was the Chief Scientist of the IBM Research Africa labs in Kenya and South Africa. He has developed robots to help with data center energy efficiency and for greeting visitors at the IBM lab. He has also worked on highly instrumented, smart spaces and smart conference rooms, including a highly instrumented "war room" to help the professional basketball team, the Toronto Raptors, with trades and draft picks.