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Technology Solutions Advisory with IBM

When: 16 Sep 2020 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Online

in5/DDFC members working in Data Science, Blockchain, AI, IoT, Security, Development Operations, Mobile and Web, Data and Analytics can get the support and advise they need in designing, debugging, and developing, their solution from certified developers as well as access to programs to help startups accelerate.

Startup with IBM is the single IBM program designed to provide startups access to up to $120,000 of technology credits, leading experts and enterprise-grade Cloud, Data, IoT, Blockchain and AI technologies to help solve real problems and ultimately help get their innovative products to market faster.

IBM is committed to helping technology startups realize their goals on their own terms and in the shortest amount of time. Through Startup with IBM, goals are to help you:

Build skills to help imagine the art of the possible with how-to tutorials and courses on IBM tools and open standards technologies for all phases of your app development lifecycle.
Launch new cognitive solutions with access to trials and up to $120,000 of free technology usage credits for one year to turn your learnings into real solutions.
Connect with the developer and startup community by attending exclusive meetups and events around technologies like Watson, IoT, Blockchain, open source and more. Our Premium tier offers opportunity to engage with IBM Developer Advocates through Architecture Review and Whiteboarding Sessions and more.
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Anam Mahmood is a Cloud Developer Advocate at IBM. She graduated from the American University of Sharjah with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. She has experience in working with Agile Software Development. She has worked on multiple Agile Web Development projects using Python( Django framework), PostgreSQL Database, JavaScript, HTML5/CSS and API Integration. Anam has successfully lead a team of developers to develop and deploy a CRM( Customer Relationship Management) project and a crowdfunding web application. She has knowledge in languages such as C++, Prolog and Android Development. She has a passion for AI, Data Science, Machine Learning, Project Management and leadership. Anam believes she can combine her passion, knowledge and skills to contribute meaningfully to the development of organization through determination, dedication and hard work.

Khalil Faraj studied Computer Science and has a Master's degree in Software Engineering from the University of Southampton. He is a tech enthusiast, an app developer especially in Android, and has experience in multiple programming languages including Java, Javascript, and Kotlin. He is interested in building and developing smart applications that rely on AI & Machine Learning APIs. Currently, he is focusing on Microservices and Data Science.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • in5/DDFC Member: Students, Emerging Designer, Established Designer, Entrepreneurs & Industry Professionals
  • No conflict of Interest
  • The advisory sessions are intended to offer advice and expertise only.

Please send an email to to book your timeslot with the advisor, indicating the date you are interested in attending.

Advisory sessions are scheduled on first come first serve basis, you will receive an email confirming your timeslot