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NIDAL BITAR

President

Information and Communication
Technology Association - Jordan
(INTAJ)

Dr. Nasser Fouad

Vice President

Egyptian Information
Telecommunications, Electronics
& Software Alliance (EITESAL)

hytam El mir

Member of the Advisory Council

Internet Society of Tunisia (ISOC)

gabriel el deek

Member of the Advisory Council

Professional Computer Association of Lebanon (PCA)

Saeed Zeidan

Member of the Advisory Council

Palestinian Information Technology Association (PITA)

Mohammad Sirrieh

Member of the Advisory Council

Society of Communications and Computer Engineers (JAE)

Bassam AlShammeri

Member of the Advisory Council

Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah Informatics Award

Rashed Al Snan

Board Member

Bahrain Technology
Companies Society (BTECH)

EBRAHIM AL HADDAD

Advisory Council Coordination Manager

Independent Consultant, Bahrain 

Advisory members profile

NIDAL BITAR

nidal.bitar@intaj.net

Academic qualifications:

Has a BSc. in Electrical Engineering from SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS UNIVERSITY MA-USA.
- Having several certificates such as “Leading for the Future” certificate from Harvard Kennedy School , Blue Ocean Strategy in Action: Growth & Value Innovation” from INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute, “EFQM 2013 Certified Assessor” from the European Foundation for Quality Management, and he is also Approved Mentor of Mowgli Foundation which is an award winning, UK-headquartered mentoring organization that supports the sustainable development of societies through the mentoring and evolution of entrepreneurs and leaders.

Professional Experience in :

Senior executive with 25+ years of experience in information technology, human capital development and workplace performance, strategy execution, project management, and new media services.
- Chief Executive Officer at Information and Communications Technology Association of Jordan- int@j .
Improving the legislation and the environment that stimulates investment and leadership through committees in both “INT@J” and the Young Entrepreneurs Association (YEA) in which he was the vice-chairman.

- joined Strategic Center for Organizational Performance Improvement – SCOPI as Chief Executive Officer & he was in the same position for Optimiza Academy - a subsidiary of Optimiza Group - that provides IT, Consulting Outsourcing and Training with offices in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE, Libya, Sudan, Qatar & Jordan

Professional Experience:

- Worked as General Manager at “ExecuTrain”of Jordan.​
-  Also, he worked on diversifying the services and products portfolio to include IT & Desktop Applications, Leadership, Management and Learning Management Systems. ​

Social Contributions:
Board  Member of Arab ICT Union.​
​- 2003-2004​
Acting General Manager/Operations Manager at Elite IT Consulting - BT-Applied Technology/Jordan.​
- 1993-2003​
Managing Partner at 4D Creative​
​- 1992-1993​
Technical Support Engineer at Ideal Systems.

DR. MOHAMED NASSER FOUAD

nasser.fouad@serafa.net 

Social Contributions:

- Vice President Of Arab Union For IT associations (IJMA3).
- Board Member Scientific Computer Center Cairo University .
- Member of  Legislations’  Committee Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (2011-2018) 
- Board of Directors Secretary General and Spokesman Suze Canal Economic Zone 2015-2018
- Board Member of  Decision Support Center Cairo University's Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology 2008-2014

Academic qualifications:

Has a BSc. in Electrical Engineering from SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS UNIVERSITY MA-USA.
- Having several certificates such as “Leading for the Future” certificate from Harvard Kennedy School , Blue Ocean Strategy in Action: Growth & Value Innovation” from INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute, “EFQM 2013 Certified Assessor” from the European Foundation for Quality Management, and he is also Approved Mentor of Mowgli Foundation which is an award winning, UK-headquartered mentoring organization that supports the sustainable development of societies through the mentoring and evolution of entrepreneurs and leaders.

Professional Experience in :

Senior executive with 25+ years of experience in information technology, human capital development and workplace performance, strategy execution, project management, and new media services.
- Chief Executive Officer at Information and Communications Technology Association of Jordan- int@j .
Improving the legislation and the environment that stimulates investment and leadership through committees in both “INT@J” and the Young Entrepreneurs Association (YEA) in which he was the vice-chairman.
- joined Strategic Center for Organizational Performance Improvement – SCOPI as Chief Executive Officer & he was in the same position for Optimiza Academy - a subsidiary of Optimiza Group - that provides IT, Consulting Outsourcing and Training with offices in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE, Libya, Sudan, Qatar & Jordan

Professional Experience:

- Worked as General Manager at “ExecuTrain”of Jordan.​
-  Also, he worked on diversifying the services and products portfolio to include IT & Desktop Applications, Leadership, Management and Learning Management Systems. ​

Social Contributions:
Board  Member of Arab ICT Union.​
​- 2003-2004​
Acting General Manager/Operations Manager at Elite IT Consulting - BT-Applied Technology/Jordan.​
- 1993-2003​
Managing Partner at 4D Creative​
​- 1992-1993​
Technical Support Engineer at Ideal Systems.​

MOHAMMAD SIRRIEH

Serreih@hotmail.com 

Academic qualifications:

- Master’s degree of Computer Engineer From Valdemar technical Institute, USSR, 1979-1985.​

Professional Experience in :
1 -JEA Before , NEPCO NOW , Jordan July 1991 — Present  ​
• Computer Engineer, Head section in IT Department ​
​2- Jordan Computer Center (SAKHER), Jordan- August 1988- June 1991 ​
• Manager of maintenance computer center ​
​3- International Computer Supplies Center, Jordan October 1987-Julay 1988 ​
 • Sales Engineer , maintenance engineer , Manager of Computer center ​

4- Jordanian Army, Jordan​
 • Engineer under supervision in IT Center. September 1987 — 1987​

Social Contributions:
- Member of the Jordan Engineers Association, 1985 
- Member of Jordanian Computer Society. 1989
- Member of the Scientific Scientific Committee. 1996
- Vice President of the Society of Communications and Computer Engineers,2010
- Secretary of the Professional Accreditation Committee, 2014
- Consultant in the Arab Union for Information and Communication Technology, Bahrain
- Member in different Science commits in JEA since 1991.
- Member of JCS, Jordan since 1989.
- Member of AICTU, Al. Bahrain -
- Expert in artificial intelligence
- Computer networks expert and Information Security Expert
- Consultant in several local companies specialized in the field of information technology
-  Coordinator in organizing conferences, lectures and scientific visits in the field of information technology inside and outside Jordan .
- Member of governance committee of the Jordanian engineer's association.
- Member of the professional Accreditation committee in the field of information technology.
- Member of the professional Accreditation Examination Committee of the Jordanian Engineer’s Association. 
- Member of the Board of the Faculty of Information Technology at Al-Isra University. 
 ​

GABRIEL EL DEEK

gabrieldeek@gmail.com

Academic qualifications
-1977 - 1982​

 ESIB - Ecole Superieure d'Ingenieurs de Beyrouth​

MS- Electrical Engineering​

Professional Experience:

​Founder and CEO of multiple companies related to digital media and eBusiness solutions for the past 25 years.​

- He was involved in multiple projects related to eGovernment Infrastructure, multimedia, advanced collaboration and news-room automation​
​- chaired the PCA (Professional Computer Association) acting on public initiatives that aims at developing the internet infrastructure and the legal framework.​
​-  Founder and President of the Internet Society (ISOC) Lebanon Chapter since 2016.​
​- As a digital content consultant, for the UN-ESCWA, he was part of the Digital Arabic Content Promotion Project that was executed between 2007 and 2012 where he developed case studies and business models.​

Social Contributions:

- He founded in 2012 the Lebanon Knowledge Network (LebKnoC) an initiative aiming to open knowledge centers in various remote areas in order to promote local economy and bridge the digital divide.
-He is also a Professor of Entrepreneurship, Negotiations and Knowledge Economy at USJ and recently a member of The MIT-Venture Mentoring program acting on supporting young entrepreneurs.
Member of the Advisory of Arab ICT Union.
- He was appointed as the National Expert for Lebanon and a member of the Executive Board of Directors of the World Summit Award, a UN initiative aiming at finding and promoting the best e-Content projects worldwide.

SAEED ZEIDAN

saeed.zeidan@ultimitats.com

Academic qualifications

Has a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in computer science.​

Professional Experience in:
The CEO and Founder of ULTIMIT Advanced Turnkey Solutions and the former Chairman of Palestine Information Technology Association of Companies (PITA).​
​- Zeidan worked as part time faculty member at different universities in the region. ​

His Social Contributions :
Zeidan is a keynote speaker in multiple local, regional, and international conferences such as GEPS, GEFT, BETT, BITEX, GESS, and GITEX.​​
- Member of the Advisory of Arab ICT Union.​
​- Work as a freelancer to help universities to bridge the gap between academia and industry.​

BASSAM AL SHAMMERI

balshammeri@hotmail.com

His Academic qualifications

- He Possess a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering. ​
​- Holds several Internationally Accredited Certifications. Memberships in professional bodies.​

Professional Experience:
​- An energetic, trusted and detail-oriented Information Technology professional with a proven track record of success with over twenty-five (25) years of experience in Oil and Gas Downstream Refining and Petrochemical industry​
- Attended 60 plus training programs, conferences and workshops in the areas of Information Technology, Management, Project Management, Risk Management and Innovation. Presented several technical papers at Local and International Conferences and Educational institutions.​
- Managing and leading all phases of multi-million-dollar diverse IT, business and transformation projects with consistent track record of on-time and on-quality delivery.​
- Aligning business goals to drive process improvement, competitive advantage and bottom-line gains, business process re-engineering, developing vision, mission and values, long-term plans, budgets, formation and implementation of standards, disaster recovery & contingency planning.​
-  Has set up three R&D units around SCADA security, IoT and security data analysis based on Big Data and Machine Learning.​

Social Contributions :
- Founding member of the Supreme Committee of the H.H. Sheikh Salem Informatics Award.​​
- He is the founder and cofounder of several Local and GCC initiatives in the field of information technology and the Internet including Gulf Internet Week and the Arab Internet Union.​
​- Mr. Bassam Al-Shammari has won several awards, including the first place of the Kuwait Electronic Award and the first place (Arab level) at the UN World Summit Award in the field of digital health.​
​- Member of the Advisory Council of Arab ICT Union.

HYTHAM EL MIR

haythem.elmir@gmail.com 

Academic qualifications:​
- LORIA​

End of studies research project, Real Time State Machine​
(ava development for Real Time State Machine research project)​graduation2001 – 2002​
- ENSI​

Engineer's degree ,Software design​

graduation1999 – 2002​
-Université de Sfax​ Access to Engineer school, Institue Préparatoire aux Etudes d'ingénieurs​

 graduation1997 – 1999​

He has Professional Experience in:
Cybersecurity expert with more than 18 years and the CEO of Keystone, a cybersecurity consulting company working on MEA region, and manager CSIRT.tn. With Keystone.​
​- Mr. EL MIR has participated in numerous cyber security projects in the Africa and Middle East region. In this context, it has set up three R&D units around SCADA security, IoT and security data analysis based on Big Data and Machine Learning.​

Professional Experience in:
- Has been involved in consulting projects in Africa region by setting up national CERTs, SOCs and developing national and sectorial cybersecurity strategies.​
- One of the founders of ANSI and the Tunisian national CERT since 2002​

Social Contributions :

- Helping governments, critical sectors and big companies to develop their cyberdefense program and cybersecurity strategies.​
​-Chair of the Internet Society Tunisian Chapter, he is very active in Internet development in Tunisia mainly around policy, governance and technical aspects.​
​- Having developed several strategic projects for the Tunisian government as technical director of ANSI.​
Member of the Advisory Council  of  Arab ICT Union.​

EBRAHIM AL HADDAD

Mr. Ebrahim Al Haddad comes with the experience in the telecom field that stretches over 25 years in the international arena as well as the private sector. ​

In 2002, Ebrahim joined the ITU and spent six and a half years between the headquarters in Geneva and the regional office in Cairo where he was the regional director. ​

In July 2008, Ebrahim joined a telecom consultancy group that provided consultancy services to governments, regulators and private sector entities in the Arab region. He rejoined the ITU as the regional director of the Arab office in October 2011.​

Ebrahim holds a Master’s degree in Information Analysis and Management from Bond University in Australia.