Zhamak Dehghani

Director of Emerging Technologies, Thoughtworks

Zhamak Dehghani works with ThoughtWorks as the director of emerging technologies in North America, with a focus on distributed systems and data architecture, and a deep passion for decentralized technology solutions.

Zhamak serves on multiple tech advisory boards including ThoughtWorks. She has worked as a technologist for over 20 years and has contributed to multiple patents in distributed computing communications, as well as embedded device technologies.

She founded the concept of Data Mesh in 2018 and since has been implementing the concept and evangelizing it with the wider industry.
She is the author of Architecture the Hard Parts and Data Mesh O’Reilly books.