Dr. Nadine Alameh is the CEO of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) – a collective problem-solving body convening the global community of geospatial experts and users that use open consensus-based standards, collaborative innovation projects, and industry partnerships to make Location information Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR). Dr. Alameh is a passionate leader with a mission of accelerating the impact of organizations using or producing geospatial/location information, with a proven track record in a multiple of domains including Aviation, Earth Observation, Public Safety, and Defense. Nadine sits on the board of the Private Sector Network (PSN) of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM); and on the board of the US National Geospatial Advisory Committee, a federal Advisory Committee sponsored by the US Department of Interior.
Prior to OGC, she held various roles in industry from the Chief Architect for Innovation in Northrop Grumman’s Civil Solutions Unit; to CEO of an Aviation data exchange startup; to senior technical advisor to NASA’s Applied Science Program.
Nadine graduated from MIT with a Ph.D. in Information Systems Engineering, and 2 Masters Degrees in Civil Engineering and Urban Planning with a concentration in Geospatial Information Systems. She holds a BS degree in Computer Engineering from the American University of Beirut.