US: Snowflake Software has appointed Dr Nadine Alameh as Chief Executive Officer of Snowflake Software. Nadine will be responsible for Snowflake Software’s business operations in North America, and its continued growth within the aviation industry.
“We’ve already seen some great success in our North America business, so hiring such an exceptional and world respected talent as Nadine is key to our continued growth. Having worked with Nadine for a number of years, I’ve always been a huge admirer of what she’s achieved in her career. I have no doubt that Nadine is the right person to take our US business to the next level, her unique mix of leadership, tech and business development skills is exactly what we’ve been looking for in a CEO. Everybody at Snowflake is thrilled to have her on board.” commented Ian Painter, CEO for Snowflake Software.
Prior to joining Snowflake, Nadine was Executive Director of the Interoperability Program at the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) during which she was instrumental in leading and developing the EUROCONTROL and FAA-sponsored OGC Aviation testbed programs. These groundbreaking programs were instrumental in further developing the Aeronautical, Weather and Flight data exchange standards that enable the SESAR and NextGen modernization vision. More recently Nadine headed the FAA sponsored Aircraft Access to SWIM standards harmonization initiative, in support of linking the Aircraft to the wider System Wide Information Management (SWIM) world.
Prior to OGC, Nadine served as a Senior Technical Advisor to NASA’s Applied Sciences Geospatial Interoperability Office, acting as the NASA representative to OGC and other standards organizations. During her career, Nadine has advised organisations on the value of international geospatial standards in a variety of domains including aviation, earth observations, defence and intelligence, disaster management and response, amongst others.