Dr. Naguib F. Attia, Distinguished Engineer & VP, IBM Global University Programs
Dr. Naguib Attia is a Distinguished Engineer and VP of IBM Global University Programs. He is responsible for setting up IBM academic relations strategy, creating next generation global technical training programs in collaboration with universities, research institutions, and manage the overall award programs budgets. Previously, Dr. Attia was the VP & CTO of IBM Middle East and Africa. He was responsible for inventing and leading technical solutions for MEA as well as leading the Africa Skills Initiative. With over twenty-five years of
industrial, manufacturing, research and academic experience, Dr. Attia has contributed to shape the development of IBM’s intellectual capital, industry insights, and overall solution portfolio for IBM. His specializations include Cloud, Business Analytics, Security, and Supply Chain optimization.