Naeem as IBM's Distinguished Engineer and CTO for Space Tech, leads the Innovation group. Innovating from Edge Computing in Space to Supply Chain Optimization for Space Assets, to Autonomous Cognitive Framework for CubeSat Swarms, to growing challenges of Space Debris and Collision Avoidance, to Geo-Spatial Analysis with Satellite Imagery, to exploring Quantum Computing for opening new realms of possibilities for the New Space Age. Naeem's team also partners with various space agencies, universities, and space tech companies. Naeem has been leading work for IBM in collaboration with NASA and SETI for the Frontier Development Lab (FDL) program. Naeem is a frequent speaker at conferences and also has several articles and patents issued. He has been with IBM for 20 years and was recently appointed as Technical Advisor, Board Member for Explore Mars.