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Dr. Omar Hatamleh
Dr. Omar Hatamleh
Chief AI Strategist, NASA

NASA AI and innovation strategist, pioneering space tech and global thought leader in AI.

Dr. Omar Hatamleh is currently the Chief Advisor for Artificial Intelligence and Innovation at Goddard Space Flight Center and the Lead for NASA IT Strategy at NASA Headquarters. He is responsible for creating the AI Strategy and identifying and integrating cutting-edge AI and technology solutions that support NASA's missions and goals. Dr. Hatamleh was also the former Chief Innovation Officer, Engineering at NASA (2015 - March 2020). Prior to this, he was the Deputy Chief Scientist at NASA ARC responsible for identifying new and promising areas of scientific research and supporting technologies that can be integrated into the Centre’s capabilities. He has 27 years’ experience at NASA and has published over 33 international journal articles in engineering, and has received multiple awards and recognitions from NASA, including the Silver Achievement Medal, the NASA Innovation Award, and the Superior Achievement Award. He holds four engineering degrees, speaks four languages. Dr. Hatamleh is recognized as one of the Top 50 Global Thought Leaders in Artificial Intelligence has been an invited keynote speaker to various events including G20, Google, IBM, Dell, European Investment Fund, and has been featured in various media like CNN, Forbes etc.