Erik Mueller

Senior Director, Intelligent Assistants / Capital One (USA)

Erik Mueller is a Senior Director at Capital One, where he leads teams that develop AI capabilities for intelligent assistants. As a member of the original Watson Team at IBM for five years, he helped develop the Watson Jeopardy! system, Watson for Healthcare, and WatsonPaths. He is the author of several books, including Commonsense Reasoning and Daydreaming in Humans and Machines. He holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in computer science from the University of California, Los Angeles and an S.B. in computer science and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.