Prolific IBM inventor Lisa Seacat DeLuca to be inducted to the Women in Technology Hall of Fame

Software engineer and inventor Lisa Seacat DeLuca, a know-how strategist for IBM Watson Customer Engagement, will be inducted into the Women in Technology Hall of Fame on June 12.

At 34, she is the most prolific feminine inventor in IBM historical past.

In 2016, DeLuca was named by the Internet of Things Institute as one of the Most Influential Women in IoT. Earlier, she was named one of MIT’s 35 Innovators Under 35 and one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business.

The Women in Technology Hall of Fame was launched in 1996 as a U.S.-based initiative supported by the Clinton Administration. It is devoted to offering a discussion board for recognizing girls’s distinctive contributions to the science and know-how fields.

Past honorees embrace girls who’ve made scientific and technological breakthroughs, who use science and know-how to enhance the human situation in addition to for environmental endeavors to defend the planet.

Previous IBM inductees embrace Harriet Green, the common supervisor of IBM Watson Internet of Things in Customer Engagement and Education and Marie Wieck, common supervisor for IBM Blockchain.

Other 2017 inductees to the Women in Technology Hall of Fame are: Beena Ammanath, vice chairman of innovation, GE Digital; Laura Niklason, MD, founder, Humacyte; Krunali Patel, vice chairman and common supervisor of Analog Design Services, Texas Instruments; Selma Svendsen, senior director of program administration and iRobot; and Elizabeth Xu, CTO and senior vice chairman of know-how, BMC Software.

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