Youngest IBM Watson Programmer Says Do Not Be Afraid of Artificial Intelligence

The youngest IBM Watson Programmer, Tanmay Bakshi and his sister Tanvi, have a message for today's leaders. Be inclusive, supportive and do not be afraid of Artificial Intelligence, it is an opportunity, not a threat to humankind.


Phoenix, AZ -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/21/2017 -- The youngest IBM Watson Programmer, Tanmay Bakshi says that the leaders today should not be afraid of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Tanmay and his sister Tanvi, talk to host Kimberli Lewis, of Leadership Beyond Borders on VoiceAmerica's Business channel, about why AI is important now and for our future.

Tanmay, one of the youngest cloud computing developers in the world, has been programming since he was 5 and now, at the age of 14, he is building applications engineered to augment human capabilities.

The Bakshi family immigrated from India to Canada, when both Tanmay and Tanvi were young children. These two Generation Z-ers, talk about what it was like to immigrate, how education and learning is important and why AI is an opportunity not a threat.

They not only share their story, but also share with host Kimberli Lewis what they expect from the leaders of today.

The interview which airs on Leadership Beyond Boarders, on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel, Tuesday December 19, at 3 pm PT. and on demand thereafter, is not only is a story about 2 brilliant young minds but it is an inspiration.