Katalin Walcott

IOTG Principal Engineer


Katalin leads the Fog Computing software architecture team at Intel’s Internet of things (IoT) group. Her focus is on integrating service delivery, management and control between edge, fog and cloud computing in support of sensor data analytics and insights as well as device health management and orchestration. She also serves as the Patent Advocate for Intel, focusing on IoT and Fog computing related inventions. Prior to Intel, Katalin worked with IBM for 22 years, as a Principal for IBM Global Services, where she led the development of IBM’s Linux strategy. She has over 28 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 over 30 technical papers and several IBM Redbooks. She has spoken at numerous seminars and conferences since 1995, holds over 45 patents, and has received IBM’s Chairman’s Award for her work on building the Linux Services and Support strategy.