Jeopardy! Host, Alex Trebek (standing), leads a Q&A session for reporters during a press conference at IBM’s Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY on January 13, 2011. Seated (from left): Harry Friedman, Executive Producer, Jeopardy!; Brad Rutter, Jeopardy! record holder for the highest cumulative amount ever by a single player, earning $3,255,102; Ken Jennings, Jeopardy! record holder for the most consecutive games played – winning 74 games in a row during the 2004-2005 season – netting more than $2.5 million; David Ferrucci, Principal Investigator of Watson DeepQA technology, IBM Research; and John E. Kelly III, IBM Senior Vice President and Director of IBM Research.