Carlos Santos Joins TTEK Advisory Board

Ex-IBM Senior Leader joins TTEK in advisory role to help deliver industry leading Customs and Border Processing Technologies

Barbados, August 6, 2019 -
TTEK Inc., a trailblazer in advanced technology for the optimization of customs and border processing, announced today that Mr. Carlos Santos has agreed to join our team as a member of TTEK’s Advisory Board.

With over 30+ years experience at IBM Canada, Mr. Santos led the National Public Safety and Security practice, which included the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). 

Carlos Santos

Mr. Santos and his team helped modernize CBSA through the adoption of new risk management technologies and approaches, including cognitive computing solutions being deployed by IBM to other global Customs administrations.

Mr. Santos was also a leader in IBM’s Global Customs and Borders Practice, which promoted the exchange of ideas and capabilities among IBM’s clients to strengthen and optimize the delivery of IBM technologies and solutions.  His portfolio at IBM included Canada and the Caribbean, where he placed a strong focus on customs and border innovation through well-managed technology adoption projects. His experience will serve as an invaluable resource as TTEK continues to grow and delivery successful products and services to customs and border organizations worldwide.

 “I have known and worked with Carlos closely for several years at both CBSA and many projects across the Caribbean and we are very excited to have one of the world’s top technology and innovation thought leaders join the TTEK team.  Carlos has an unmatched reputation and is well known as a trusted and effective leader in this domain.   His experience and advice will be instrumental as we continue to grow and bring our state-of-the-art solutions to the border management challenges around the world,” said Chris Thibedeau, CEO of TTEK. 

About TTEK

TTEK (pronounced "Tee Tek") is a leading global technology and consulting services solutions firm that focuses on providing government and private sector clients with a trusted and transparent approach for obtaining solutions and expertise for customs and border modernization.   TTEK promotes a fusion of leading edge products with operational and academic subject matter expertise to help assist nations in modernizing their customs and border processing systems and methodologies.  Website:

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