Amer Battikhi

Amer Battikhi is Jacobs’s senior vice president of platforms, technologies, and software solutions. He brings over 20 years of experience in the engineering consultancy and advisory business focused on large-scale capital programs. Under Battikhi’s leadership, the unit is focused on expanding Jacobs’s position in clients’ digital ecosystems by creating next-generation solutions with software platforms, technologies, and platform-enabled services. Battikhi develops strategies and innovative solutions to drive focus on commercialized digital solutions for the critical infrastructure and national security markets, helping Jacobs clients create value from data securely to better serve their customers globally. Most recently, Battikhi was responsible for developing the Jacobs 2022 – 2024 Corporate Strategy. 

Previously, Battikhi served as vice president for growth and sales for the People & Places Solutions (P&PS) group in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He was also the Chair of the P&PS Sales Council,  which covers all Jacobs buildings and infrastructure working across the globe. Battikhi worked on several large and iconic projects, including the Cadiz Aquifer Storage Program in Southern California, the Water Sector Reconstruction Program in Iraq, Qatar 2022 FIFA World CupTM program, and Masdar, the world’s first carbon neutral, zero waste, and full powered by renewables smart city. Battikhi holds a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University and has held several board of directors positions for CH2M Joint Ventures (JV) and holding companies.