Shaikh Quader is the AI Architect for IBM Db2. He is technically leading teams of ML Engineers and Db2 Developers in making Db2 more intelligent with Machine Learning and enhancing Db2's capabilities to support Data Science workflow. Shaikh started his career at IBM in 2005. After successfully leading and delivering several Software projects, he moved to the Machine Learning space in 2016. Shaikh has a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo and is now working part-time towards a PhD in Machine Learning from the York University.