Nick Fuller


Nick Fuller


Vice President, Automation and Edge


IBM Research - Yorktown Heights Yorktown Heights, NY USA


Dr. Nick Fuller is Vice President, Automation and Edge, at IBM Research. In this role, Nick leads a team of over 250 professionals and is responsible for providing AI and platform – based innovation for enterprise management software and digital transformation in edge computing in partnership with IBM and Red Hat commercial units.

In his 20+ years at IBM Research., Nick has held multiple technical, leadership and client facing roles delivering innovation core to IBM’s strategy, culminating in the following:

  • Differentiation of IBM’s IT Automation portfolio
  • Launch of IBM Research’s full stack and platform-based Edge computing strategy
  • Launch of new products for IBM and Red Hat’s Modernization portfolios
  • Differentiation of 5 successive CMOS generations for IBM Systems and OEM clients

Nick is an IBM Master Inventor holding over 75 patents, has co-authored 75 technical publications and regularly provides commentary on the above topics for outlets such as Forbes, IEEE Spectrum and Techspot. Nick obtained his Bachelor of Science in Physics and Math in 1997 from Morehouse College and his PhD in Applied Physics in 2002 from Columbia University. He lives in Long Island, New York with his wife and two sons and in his spare time loves playing soccer, listening to music and writing. He is also the author of Struggle and Progress.