Mehdi Charafeddine

Distinguished Engineer, Global CTO for Data Platform Services Consulting

Mehdi is known as a technical leader with a track record for delivering large complex projects. Mehdi’s expertise is sought after to turn around distressed or difficult projects, that require a new way of looking at problems and designing a solution for them. As the global lead architect for IBM Data Platform Services, Mehdi is responsible for driving the architecture agenda for IBM Data Services offerings. Mehdi leads many IBM Services Data initiatives. Mehdi is a strategic innovator constantly looking at pushing the technical boundaries to solve business problems. As a strong Open Source advocate, Mehdi is constantly trying and experimenting with new technologies with a value potential to clients. This requires a unique combination of a deep understanding of software vs the risk/return ratio for clients.