CEO, Open Geospatial Consortium
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 to make location information Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR) via open consensus-based standards, collaborative innovation projects, and industry partnerships.
Nadine spent her career creating and applying open geospatial/mapping standards in multiple domains including aviation, intelligent transportation systems, Earth observations, public safety, and defense. Prior to OGC, she held various roles in industry from the Chief Architect for Innovation at Northrop Grumman to CEO of an aviation data startup to senior advisor to NASA’s Applied Science Program.
Dr. Alameh was recently appointed as a member of the U.S. National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) and sits on the board of the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) Private Sector Network. Nadine was awarded the Geospatial World Diversity Champion of the Year award in 2022 and the Geomatics Canada Diversity Leadership Award in 2019.
Nadine graduated from MIT with a Ph.D. in Information Systems Engineering and two master’s 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.