New York Universitys Issues in Technology Management series, offered by NYU Stern School of Business, NYUs College of Arts and Science, and NYUs Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, will feature Paul Horn, former senior vice president of research at IBM, on Wed., March 5, 6 p.m. at NYUs Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East, Room 1003 (10th Floor). Horn is currently a Distinguished Scientist in Residence at NYU and Executive-in-Residence at NYU Stern.
This event, The Future of Open: From Radical Innovation to Radical Partnership, is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Mel Horwitch, chair, Department of Management, Polytechnic University, at 718.260.3610 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
During Horns tenure at IBM, the company created a number of technological breakthroughs, including the Deep Blue and Blue Gene supercomputers. In 2002, Horn was named as one of Americas top technical leaders by Scientific American magazine.
Prior to joining IBM in 1979, Horn was a professor of physics in the James Franck Institute and at the University of Chicago. He is a fellow of the American Physical Society and was an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow from 1974-1978. A former associate editor of Physical Review Letters, Horn has published more than 85 scientific and technical papers. He has received numerous awards including the 2000 Distinguished Leadership award from the New York Hall of Science, the 2002 Hutchison Medal from the University of Rochester, and the 2002 Pake Prize from the American Physical Society.