Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) announced on Wednesday that Michael Scruggs, previously with IBM, has joined the company as its new senior vice president of Artificial Intelligence (AI), effective immediately.
â€œWith over 20 years of experience working with global technology solutions providers, Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and extensive experience in bringing data science and AI solutions to market,â€ said Dee Dee Helfenstein, executive vice president, chief strategic growth officer and chief innovation officer for SAIC.
Scruggs will lead SAICâ€™s expansion and innovation in the areas of predictive analytics, machine learning, robotic process automation, and intelligent edge. He will broaden SAICâ€™s portfolio of AI technology delivery and customer relationships, as well as oversee strategic partnerships and development of the companyâ€™s solutions.
â€œWe are excited to be able to leverage Michaelâ€™s unique experience building sales, product, and delivery organizations to incubate and grow SAICâ€™s AI business,â€ Helfenstein added.
Before joining SAIC for the new position with the company, Scruggs held a variety of ascending roles with IBMâ€™s Cloud and Cognitive business and provided data science and AI solutions to the public sector and commercial customers around the globe.
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