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Walid Saba

  • PhD
  • CIO
  • Pragmatech


    Currently the Chief Information Officer of PRAGMATECH, I received my PhD in Computer Science from Carleton University in 1999. I spent over 18 years in industry working at such places as the American Institutes for Research, AT&T Bell Labs, MetLife, Nortel Networks, IBM and Cognos. I also taught Computer Science at the University of Windsor, the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), the American University of Beirut, and the American University of Technology. My research interests are in computational semantics, ontology and intelligent agents. I have over 30 publications including an award winning paper that was presented at the 31st Annual German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI-2008).

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    Professional experience



    February 2010 - Present

    Principal Software Engineer

    American Institutes for Research

    July 2006 - December 2009(3 years)