Chris Nott is chief technology officer for Defence and Security at IBM. His expertise in
digital transformation using hybrid cloud and AI and broad understanding of emerging
technologies is sought by defence departments around the world. He influences
strategic thinking by conveying complex technical concepts to senior officers and
executives in an understandable way.
Chris sets the technical vision and strategy for the defence sector in IBM. He has
applied his experience integrating systems that exchange information between
headquarters and the edge, exploiting data to generate insight sooner for trusted
decision making and constructing roadmaps for adopting cloud computing.
Since joining IBM, Chris has co-authored the seminal Redbook on service-oriented
architecture and has become a Quantum Ambassador. He is also a chartered engineer
Chris Nott and holds a first class honours degree in mathematics from the University of Durham.