Dan Wolfson

Distinguished Engineer, Director of Data & Analytics, IBM Watson Media & Weather


Dan Wolfson is an IBM Distinguished Engineer. As thought leader, innovator and technical strategist Dan works both within IBM and with Clients. Responsible for architecture and technology supporting the Cloud-based offerings of the Information and Insight as a Service organization. We are building services to provide curated information and innovative insights over a variety of topic areas.

Dan has over 30 years of experience in research and commercial distributed computing ranging over transaction and object-oriented systems, software fault tolerance, messaging, information integration, business integration, metadata management and database systems. He has written numerous papers and is the co-author of “Enterprise Master Data Management: An SOA Approach to Managing Core Business Information”, "Beyond Big Data: Using Social MDM to Drive Deep Customer Insight", and "Common Information Models for an Open, Analytical and Agile World". Dan is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology and an IBM Master Inventor. In 2010, Dan was recognized by the ACM as an ACM Distinguished Engineer.