Former IBM Corporate Citizenship
Jurij Paraszczak served as director of IBM Research Industry Solutions and leader of the Research Smarter Cities program, which helps cities optimize their infrastructures. In this role, he was responsible for aligning IBM’s 10 research laboratories with Smarter Cities opportunities emerging throughout the world. In addition, he integrated research capabilities in materials and processes, IT innovation, modeling and optimization to implement sustainable solutions for IBM customers across diverse industries. Paraszczak holds nearly 20 patents in a wide variety of fields including communications, materials manipulation, media delivery and more.