Dr. Jamshid Vayghan is IBM’s Global CTO for Vodafone. In this role, he provides technical leadership for IBM engagements with Vodafone worldwide. Prior to his current role, Jamshid was Global CTO for Application Development and Innovation Services of IBM Global Business Services when he provided technical support for application modernizations including microservices, cloudification, and automation. Before that, Jamshid was IBM CTO for Latin America supporting digital transformation for IBM clients in Latin America across multiple industries. Jamshid was also IBM CTO leading data, AI, and enterprise architecture related initiatives for IBM’s own internal IT-enabled business transformation.
Jamshid has a multi-disciplinary career, training, education, and work experience in 4 continents and in different cultures. He is n IBM Distinguished Engineer, Senior Member of IEEE, and a University Professor. Jamshid has a Ph.D. in AI with focus on Machine Learning & Data Mining, a MS in AI with focus on Robotics, and BS in Chemical and Petrochemical Engineering.