Ahmed Badran, CTO, Magalix
Ahmed has over 15 years of experience developing software at large scale and managing high-performing teams. He joined Amazon full-time in 2005 and worked on the AWS Platform team during the early years as AWS saw exponential growth in customers, services, and infrastructure. After two years at The Walt Disney Company, where he worked on the Advertisement System supporting ESPEN, ABC, and Disney Online; he joined a 10-person video management startup that was recently acquired by Limelight Networks, a leader in global content delivery.
Most recently, for the last 5.5 years Ahmed has been with Blue Origin as a Principal Software Engineer leading the design and implementation for their internal data ingestion and management system responsible for all telemetry data from Blue’s Launch vehicles, engine test stands, and hardware-in-the-loop simulation runs.
Before Joining Magalix last October as the CTO, he was bootstrapping Blue’s machine learning efforts under a newly established Advanced Technology group. He was responsible for drafting the company technology roadmap and 5-year plans in this area in collaboration with all stakeholders across all of Blue’s business units.