Founding Partner of Signafire
Altaf is a founding partner of Signafire and has led the development of Signafire’s differentiated approach to big data solutions. Prior to Signafire, Altaf worked as a lead systems engineer at The MITRE Corporation, a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), receiving multiple awards for his direct support of the defense and intelligence community, including the U.S. Special Operations Command, U.S. Strategic Command, and the Department of Homeland Security. Among his responsibilities, Altaf helped to stand up a new specialized intelligence fusion cell, serving as the Systems Engineering Division Chief to create infrastructure and applications for integrating large disparate intelligence data sources for advanced analysis and exploitation. Altaf received a BS with distinction in Systems and Information Engineering, and a Master of Engineering in Systems and Information Engineering at the University of Virginia.