Khwaja Shaik

Symposium Roles
Speaker/Panel Team Member 2019, 2018

Khwaja Shaik is the award-winning global IT Executive with 25+ years of business technology leadership with GE, PwC, IBM and Bank of America. He has a worldwide reputation and proven track record in driving large scale digital transformation and innovation at the intersection of Design Thinking, Cloud, Cybersecurity, IoT, Blockchain, and Artificial Intelligence.

As IBM’s Thought Leader, his role is to transform client’s business for digital business, building new partnerships and ecosystems for the cognitive era. Mr. Shaik 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.

Top 50 Advocates of IBM Watson and IBM Blockchain. Khwaja frequently blogs at IBMand LinkedIn. Strong proponent of talent development. Also 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 innovation ecosystem. Khwaja is also IBM’s Z Academic Initiative Ambassador for Northeast Florida. Khwaja is also on the faculty of IBM’s Architectural Thinking Class.

He spearheaded several large scale initiatives. Selected accomplishments include world’s largest Data Center Integration programs (Bank of America’s acquisitions including MBNA, Fleet Boston, LaSalle, Countrywide etc), world’s largest contact center platform, World’s largest Banking (Interact) platform for 5K BAC Banking centers, World’s largest mortgage loan fulfillment platform & recognized bankofamerica portal.

Mr. Shaik also serves as McKinsey Global Institute’s Executive Panel Member, University of North Florida’s Computing Advisory Board Member, Gartner’s Research Circle Member, MarketsANDMarkets Advisor and HBR’s Advisory Council Member driving global thought leadership. He holds an MBA (Global Management), Bachelors in Engineering, executive programs and Speaker at various forums including CIO IT & Security Forum, MHI Supply Chain Conference and Indo US chamber of Commerce of Northeast Florida.