A presentation on the “Artificial Intelligence Impact on Healthcare and Other Industries” is planned as the second offering of the Fall 2020 Distinguished Speaker Series at the University of Central Missouri.

Abidur Rahman, vice president of Intouch Solutions, will make remarks at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 via Zoom.

The Distinguished Speaker Series is made possible by the Computer Information Systems and Big Data and Business Analytics programs within the UCM Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies.

Rahman’s free presentation and all other events offered through this series are open to all who are interested, however, individuals planning to attend are asked to register at https://forms.gle/ZmUre3bMfi21ZJYo6. A Zoom meeting link will be emailed to individuals after they have submitted their registration.

Rahman is a UCM alumnus, having received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems in 2003, followed by a Master of Science in Information Technology in 2005. His professional background includes 18 years of experience in software engineering and more than 15 years in pharmaceutical marketing and technology.

An innovative leader, his primary role at Intouch Solutions involves making technology relevant in healthcare by designing and collaborating on solutions for patients, caregivers and healthcare providers. He has expertise in technology covering areas such as architecture and design of enterprise solutions with a strong emphasis on artificial intelligence.

At Intouch Solutions, he provides leadership over the organization’s patent-pending artificial intelligence platform, Cognitive Core™. This is in addition to his focus on leading innovation labs, proof-of-concepts, new product development and opening innovative partnerships.

Individuals who have questions about the 2020 Distinguished Speaker Series should contact Prasad Rudramuniyaiah, Ph.D., assistant professor, Computer Information Systems, Big Data and Business Analytics, at rudramuniyaiah@ucmo.edu.