Sky is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and the CTO for IBM’s Watson Internet of Things division. He is responsible for technical strategy and directions related to the Internet of Things within IBM. Sky has lengthy experience working with clients in IoT projects across many industries, including telecom equipment, aerospace/defense, automotive, and electronics. His current areas of focus include cognitive analytics for IoT, security and privacy, and cloud and edge architectures. Prior to his current role, he was the CTO for the Systems Engineering and Embedded Software portfolio in Rational. Sky is based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, and graduated with a BSc from Acadia University in Canada.