Keats Ali

Chief Technology Officer

Dallas

Keats Ali is a seasoned technology expert with over 20 years of experience across various industries. As the Chief Technology Officer at Lincoln Property Company, Keats will oversee all aspects of information technology (IT), including infrastructure, security, enterprise applications, data architecture, and property technology. With his extensive knowledge and skills in developing and scaling technology solutions, he plays a crucial role in driving digital transformation and enhancing the client experience at Lincoln.

In his previous role as Vice President at Hines, Keats was responsible for leading the emerging technologies program and improving the digital client experience. He successfully integrated existing and emerging technologies to digitally transform the company’s commercial real estate and investment management sectors. Keats also worked closely with external venture funds to identify and invest in technology firms tackling important issues such as climate change and aging infrastructure.

Prior to joining Hines, Keats spent nearly a decade at Chevron Corporation where he led the company’s large-scale digital finance transformation using advanced technologies like AI, ML, and Data Analytics. He also made significant contributions to digital HR, IT infrastructure, and operations transformation at Chevron. Keats’ career also includes influential positions at BMC Software and HSBC Holdings where he streamlined operations through digital transformations.

Passionate about inspiring the next generation of technology leaders, Keats believes in the transformative power of mentorship in shaping careers and fostering innovative thinking. He dedicates his time to mentoring aspiring technology leaders and serving as a technical advisor and angel investor for startups.

B.S. from Florida International University

SmartScore Accredited Professional
U.S. Green Building Council