Khwaja Shaik is the award-winning global IT Executive with 25+ years of business technology leadership with IBM, Bank of America, PwC and GE. He has a worldwide reputation and proven track record in driving digital transformation and newest innovations.
As IBM’s Thought Leader, Khwaja’s role is to help clients stay ahead of the digital disruption curve by leveraging Design Thinking, AI, Blockchain and Quantum Computing. Khwaja is among the most exceptional IBMers appointed with the rare distinction of IBM Academy of Technology member. Top 100 technical leaders providing the direction of IBM with innovation that matters.
As a strong proponent of talent development, Khwaja serves as IBM’s Design Thinking Coach for IBM’s Developer Jumpstart Program, IBM’s BlueHack Mentor driving innovation and IBM’s Blockchain Mentor to spur blockchain ecosystem.
Khwaja also serves as McKinsey Global Institute’s Executive Panel Member, MIT Sloan CIO Forum Member, Gartner’s Research Circle Member, MarketsANDMarkets Advisor and HBR’s Advisory Council Member driving global thought leadership.
As a global influencer, Khwaja frequently blogs on exponential technologies at IBM, LinkedIn and Twitter. With his passion for interfaith and nurturing global talent in STEM, he serves on the Advisory Boards of Interfaith Center of Northeast Florida board and University of North Florida’s Computing Advisory Board.
Recipient of outstanding service awards from University of North Florida, Bank of America, IBM and Indo US chamber of Commerce of Northeast Florida. He is frequently interviewed or cited in the news, and blogs on disruptive technologies.
Khwaja holds an MBA and Engineering degree. He is a frequent speaker on exponential technologies at various forums including CIO IT & Security Forum, MHI Supply Chain Conference, IIT Hyderabad and Indo US chamber of Commerce of Northeast Florida.