William Green


William Green




Program Director - Corporate Technology (Pronouns: he/him/his)


IBM Research - Yorktown Heights Yorktown Heights, NY USA


Dr. Will Green is a Senior Research Manager and Program Director for Exploratory Science at IBM Research. Since 2019, Will has been responsible for the Exploratory Science Councils, which manage a portfolio of IBM’s most forward-looking and ambitious research projects spanning the domains of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physical Science.

Prior to his current role, Will led a team of science and engineering professionals in the development, commercialization, and technology transfer of IBM’s CMOS Integrated Silicon Nanophotonics technology, building new offerings with foundry clients as well as short-reach optical interconnect suppliers. Will also advanced research applications enabled by the silicon nanophotonics platform, including near- and mid-infrared photonic trace gas sensors.

Will’s technical work has been acknowledged through honors including the 2012 IBM Corporate Award, several IBM Research Outstanding Technical Accomplishment Awards (2015, 2017), and the 2012 IEEE Photonics Society Young Investigator Award. He is a Senior Member of both the IEEE and Optica (formerly OSA). He joined IBM Research in 2005, after completing the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology.



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