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Gurvinder Singh Ahluwalia, MSCS, MBA, MPA

Founder & CEO, Digital Twin Labs LLC


Founder & CEO Digital Twin Labs, USA

Former CTO IBM North America

Former Member of IBM Academy of Technology

Cofounder IBM Blockchain

Cofounder Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Open Source

Advisor / Board / Fellow: US Federal Government’s Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Gates Foundation, Univ College London, Univ of Texas Dallas.

Speaker: Davos, US Federal Reserve Bank, US Dept of State, DP World Dubai, Stanford, MIT Media Lab, European Commision, UN Science Summit.

Gurvinder Singh Ahluwalia, a computer scientist and global technology business executive, has stewarded public-private institutions, open source movements, startup ventures, and global companies  through major waves of technology disruption to produce breakthrough financial, economic, and societal outcomes. Based in the US, Gurvinder is the Founder & CEO of Digital Twin Labs which designs and deploys strategic digital platforms. Previously, he was CTO of IBM North America for Blockchain, IoT, and Cloud, co-founded its Blockchain business, Linux Foundation’s open source Hyperledger, and he was nominated to the prestigious IBM Academy of Technology.

Digital Twin Labs coalesces the implementation of Blockchain, Tokenization, Digital Assets, IoT-Sensor-Embedded Systems, 4IR, Cloud, AI and other emergent technology engines into digital business paradigms and platforms. Gurvinder has converged and applied these technologies variously for use in: multi-modal container shipping, supply chain, global logistics, and smart ports; manufacturing and industrial processes; trade finance and provenance of agriculture, food, pharma, aerospace, automotive, diamonds / high-value goods; autonomous and multimodal mobility,  smart-city and buildings; digital twins and metaverse; forex conversion, mortgage, crypto forensics and financial services.

Gurvinder’s work addresses burning topics such as anti-money laundering (AML) and counter financing of terrorism (CFT); anti-counterfeiting and provenance;  asset recovery and crypto forensics; audit and compliance; provenance and risk management in trade finance, insurance, and fintech; digital public infrastructure and data as a public good; traffic congestion and last mile geo-location; digital identity and privacy; built space energy and urban development; food security, health safety, and nutrition for children and women of child-bearing age; carbon accounting and climate markets; financial, sustainability and societal outcomes.

Some of Gurvinder’s speaking arrangements have been at UN, Davos, US Federal Reserve Banks, US Department of State, DP World UAE, MIT, Stanford, Horasis, Berkeley, Hanyang University, Google, Reuters. Gurvinder has been an Advisor to the Gates Foundation, University College London, and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. He has a MS in Computer Science, MBA in Strategic Management from UT, and MA in Public Administration. Gurvinder Ahluwalia is based in Dallas, Texas.

Follow on Twitter @guriahluwalia and LinkedIn /gurvinderahluwalia.