Ted Tanner

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Theodore Tanner Jr. is the Chief Technology and Strategy Officer at BigBear.ai. Tanner has more than 30 years of experience, most recently serving as Chief Technology Officer and Chief Architect at IBM Watson Health, now Merative. Tanner also has held architect positions at both Apple and Microsoft, and has co-founded several acquired startups, including most recently PokitDok Inc., acquired by Change Health. He also created one of the first Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing (NLP) as-a-Service companies on Amazon AWS, called BeliefNetworks. Tanner is on the Industry Advisory Board (IAB) for the University of South Carolina Computer Science Department and the Center for Intelligent Systems and Machine Learning at the University of Tennessee and is also an industry member of the Association for Computing Machinery. Tanner is a published author, and holds several patents in the areas of blockchain, semantics, machine learning, signal processing and signal protection.