Katalin K. Bartfai-Walcott

Sr. Principal Engineer, CTO
Ambient Science Architecture, Intel Corporation

Katalin is responsible for Software and Systems Innovation Architecture in Intel’s Emerging Growth Initiatives organization. Her focus is on the development of self-forming, self-aware and responsive infrastructure as well as on-demand platform technologies.

She focuses on building  distributed intelligent architecture and the development of autonomic resources for the purpose of orchestration from the bottom up. Katalin has over 33 years of industry experience, with datacenter architecture, multi-platform systems, including Power/RISC and Linux on Power, as well as cloud computing and executive level consulting.

She published 30 technical papers and Redbooks. She has spoken at numerous seminars and conferences since 1995, holds over 100 patents, and has received IBM’s Chairman’s Award for her work on building the Linux Services and Support strategy.

She is involved with several external consortia and standards, including Open Fog/IIC, IEEE (leading two workgroups) and NSF. She was awarded the Top 50 Smarter Cities Global influencers for 2019. 

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