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Academy of Technology LogoIBM Distinguished Engineer & CTO Space Tech
Austin, TX, USA




Naeem Altaf is IBM's CTO for Space Tech Industry leading work for IBM in collaboration with NASA and SETI for the Frontier Development Lab (FDL) program. Leads innovation group to design and build first-of-a-kind proof of concepts and technical prototypes using Edge Computing, Data Services and Blockchain technologies, augmenting the spaceflight, satellite launches and space exploration. Partnering with various Space Tech companies to bring IBM technologies to Space Tech Industry. Naeem also leads technical client engagements in building Public, Private and Hybrid Solutions for IBM enterprise customers and strategic ISVs for migration & transformation on IBM Cloud


I hold the following titles and positions:

  • IBM Executive
  • IBM Distinguished Engineer & CTO Space Tech

I am involved with the following industries:

  • Travel and Transportation
  • Banking
  • Aeropsace & Defense

I am involved with the following affiliates:

  • Austin TVC
  • Technical Sales Leadership Council

My areas of expertise and proficiencies are:

  • Cloud-Hybrid, Able to speak authoritatively
  • Cloud-Architecture, Able to speak authoritatively
  • Complex-System-Integration, Able to speak authoritatively
  • DevOps, Able to speak authoritatively
  • IoT, Able to speak authoritatively
  • Analytics, Able to speak authoritatively
  • DataVisualization, Able to speak authoritatively
  • Cognitive, Able to speak authoritatively

My job roles and skills include:

  • Publc, Private & Hybrid Cloud Solutions Architect