Chairman and CEO of Advanced Nanotechnology Solutions
Hector Ruiz has made speeches on cognitive computing and the future of technology based on his knowledge as an engineer. Ruiz is the chairman and CEO of Advanced Nanotechnology Solutions. Previously, Ruiz worked at Motorola where he earned the title of President of the company's Semiconductor Products Sector.
Ruiz firmly believes that technological advances can be used to to improve the lives of the less fortunate. He has worked with technology for decades and watched as it changed and evolved. Ruiz believes the next big advancement in technology will be cognitive computing, which he believes will be common in ten years or so.
In 2005, Ruiz won the CEO of the Year Award. He was listed as one of the top 25 business leaders in Fortune Magazine in 2006. He also won the Semico Bellwether Award in 2009.