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IBM Research-Australia names new director, Joanna Batstone Joanna Batstone is welcomed to IBM Research-Australia by Robert Morris, Vice President of Global Labs, IBM Research at the Lygon Street Customer Experience Lab in Carlton, VIC, Australia

Joanna Batstone has been appointed Vice President and Lab Director, IBM Research - Australia and Chief Technology Officer, A/NZ. Joanna succeeds Glenn Wightwick, who after 27 years of service, has left IBM to pursue a new and exciting opportunity as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research at the University of Technology, Sydney.

Joanna will transition into these roles from her current role as Vice President of Architecture and Technical Solution Design with IBM Global Technology Services in the Services Integration Hub West, Ireland. She joins the A/NZ team with a broad background in research and development that will equip her well as a member of the A/NZ leadership team.

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    Joanna Batstone

    Distinguished Engineer and Director,
    IBM Research - Australia
    Chief Technology Officer, IBM A/NZ

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