Gabby Silberman is a CA Senior Vice President and Director of CA Labs. He is responsible for building CA1s research and innovation capacity, in collaboration with Development, Technical Services, and Support, and leveraging leading-edge research at universities around the world. Gabby joined CA in 2005, bringing with him more than 25 years of academic and industrial research experience. Prior to CA, Gabby was program director for IBM's Centers for Advanced Studies, which he expanded from one site in Canada to 15 world-wide. Previously, Gabby was a manager and researcher at IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center where he led exploratory and development efforts, including work in the Deep Blue chess project. Gabby began his career in academia as a faculty member in computer science at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He was a visiting professor at Carnegie Mellon University, and serves on academic advisory boards at several universities and research institutes around the world. Gabby was a Council Member-at-Large of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and serves on editorial boards as well as conference organizing and technical program committees. He is also a member of the International Federation of Information Processing Working Group 10.3, and a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Computer Society. Gabby earned Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in computer science from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in computer science from the State University of New York at Buffalo.