Zaheer’s talk is briefly discusses agile software development and how it has improved businesses around the world before addressing how it is changing mainstream society. As a supervisor on NASA’s SOFIA program, he has applied Agile principles in both his professional and personal life helping him to maintain a balance. Zaheer Ali is the Science and Mission Operations Laboratory Supervisor for NASA’s SOFIA program. He flies in a modified Boeing 747 that carries a 38,000 pound, 100-inch diameter infrared telescope in her tail section to carry out seasonal space explorations from Christchurch as well as other parts of the world.
Zaheer will be speaking at TEDxHastingsSt soon after his Techweek ’18 presentation in Christchurch where he will share his views on Space, the Antarctic, and the technological revolution. For TEDxHastingsSt, he will be speaking about agile software development, how it has improved businesses around the world, and how it is changing mainstream society. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx