Judges & Mentors
VP, Futurewei Technologies
Dr. Hui Lei is Vice President and CTO of AI and Data Infrastructure at Futurewei Technologies. Previously he was CTO of Watson Health Cloud at IBM, an IBM Distinguished Engineer, and an IBM Master Inventor. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, a member of the IEEE Computer Society Golden Core, a past Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, a past Chair of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Business Informatics and Systems, and an inventor of over 90 patents. He has been recognized with the Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award for "pioneering contributions to scalable access to real-world data." He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Columbia University.