Digital Transformation Architect

I am a Digital Transformation Architect who has been working towards making cities ‘Smarter’ for over a decade. I have successfully led initiatives on Smart Buildings, Smart Transportation, and Traffic Management systems, which have been implemented across geographies, in India, Singapore and the USA

I take pride in the fact that solutions designed and implemented by me have been impactful, cost-effective, and sustainable. It has been my constant endeavor to build AI-powered organizations and to enable them to scale up to their highest digital potential.

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vinod anand bijlani | vinod bijlani |

executive architect

ai & iot 


chief product architect


IBM Master Inventor


Credited with 25 patents focused on Advanced Data Analytics in Smart Transportation, Autonomous Vehicles, and Retail solutions.

thought leadership.

I am passionate about sharing my thoughts and ideas which can make a difference to the world around.

I have published numerous articles on Artificial Intelligence-based Digital Transformations, specifically around Smart Cities, Smart Buildings, Smart Airports, and Intelligent Transportation.

industry giveback.

I am a core member of the IT Standards Committee Singapore (ITSC-SG) and Singapore Intelligent Transportation Society (ITS).

I am actively involved in mentoring start-ups, and am currently supporting IoT Tribe, Singapore, as mentor for the Internet of Things start-ups around the world.


Selected to be part of the IBM Academy of Technology (AoT) in August 2012 - Cloud Computing for Highly Regulated Environments and Smarter Cities for Private Sector.

IBM Eminence & Excellence award for successfully leading New Jersey Turnpike Authority – Intelligent Highway Management Solution - Aug 2014

IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award 2011 and 2012 for Leadership in IBM Smarter Cities Product Development


Open Group Certified Distinguished IT Architect

IBM Senior Certified Architect

Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals Certified

executive programs.

Post Graduate Program in Artificial Intelligence for Leaders - University of Texas, Austin

Internet of Things: Business Implications and Opportunities - Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT Sloan

Artificial Intelligence in Business: Creating Value with Machine Learning - Harvard Extension School


My blogs and have been serving as a repository of my experiences, where I focus on understanding the disruptions and accelerated innovations that organizations will need to go through as part of their digital transformation journeys.