Mo Haghighi

Dr Mo Haghighi is distinguished engineer/director for Cloud Platform and Infrastructure at Discover Financial Services. His current focus is hybrid and multi-cloud strategy, application modernisation and automating application/workload migration across public and private clouds. Previously, he held various leadership positions as a program director at IBM, where he led Developer Ecosystem and Cloud Engineering teams in 27 countries across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to IBM, he was a research scientist at Intel and a Java developer at Sun Microsystems/Oracle. Mo obtained a PhD in computer science, and his primary areas of expertise are distributed and edge computing, cloud native, IoT and AI, with several publications and patents in those areas. Mo is a regular keynote/speaker at major developer conferences including DevOpsCon, Java/Code One, Codemotion, DevRelCon, O’Reilly, The Next Web, DevNexus, IEEE/ACM, ODSC, AiWorld, CloudConf and Pycon.