Dinesh Nirmal’s development mission is to build products that allow business to operationalize machine learning and see immediate value. As Vice President of Development for IBM Analytics, Dinesh leads ten development labs in locations from Silicon Valley to Beijing to Krakow. Major releases during his tenure include Machine Learning for z/OS, IBM Cloud Private for Data, IBM Integrated Analytics System, and IBM Data Science Experience. He launched 5 international IBM Machine Learning Hubs, where businesses build prototypes with IBM machine learning experts. Dinesh serves on the Board of the R Consortium and led the IBM Spark Technology Center in 2015.