Ali Faraj is an exceptional IT leader and strategist with over 25 years of experience working for companies such as IBM, Verizon, Thomson Reuters, AT&T, Unisys, EXL Services and most recently, DXC Technologies. He has held the titles of Chief Innovation Officer, VP of Innovation, CTO, and Chief Technologist at these firms. Ali is a turn-around and strategic growth expert, who has led several global initiatives by jumpstarting innovation, advancing capabilities, improving productivity, and leading delivery improvement initiatives. He has worked across verticals and is an expert on a wide range of technologies including AI/ML, Cloud, BD&A to ERP, CRM, Applications, Cyber Security, and others. He is a technology expert, that is called upon by Analysts and Expert Networks. In addition, Ali has also assisted several VC’s and Angel Investors in identifying and researching target firms for investment and provided M&A consulting.