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Ubaydli Ubaydli

AICTU Chairman

Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH)

Country: Bahrain

Dr. Hazem El Tahawy

Vice President

Egyptian Information
Telecommunications, Electronics
& Software Alliance (EITESAL)

Country: Egypt

Ahmed Al Hujairy

Secretary General

Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH)

Country: Bahrain

Tareq Fakhro

Treasurer

Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH)

Country: Bahrain

Rashed Al Snan

Board member

Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH)

Country: Bahrain

Camille Moukarzel

Board member

Professional Computer
Association of Lebanon (PCA)

Country: Lebanon

Amine Zarrouk

Board member

Federation of Telecommunication
and Information Technologies and
Offshoring (APEBI)

Country: Morocco

Bashar Hawamdeh

Board member

Information and Communication
Technology Association - Jordan
(INTAJ)

Country: Jordan

Ebrahim Jaffal

Board member

Palestine Information
Technology Association of Companies (PITA)

Country: Palestine

Board members profile

UBAYDLI UBAYDLI

ubaydli@btechbh.org

Chairman, Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH) 
Ubaydli Ubaydli holds Diploma in Mathematics from the American University of Beirut.
During the period (1982-1986), Ubaydli established with a group of Arab researchers and media scholars the first Arab spot specialized in Arab periodicals, chaired the periodical's liberation between 1984-1986, and then established with a group of Bahraini investors the journal Science Horizons and chaired its editorial during the period 1995-2000.

Professional Experiences:

1970 -Freelancer journalist working for Arabic newspapers and magazines, such as "Al-Safeer"(Lebanese),"AlHadaf" (Palestinian), and " Al-Wasat "(Bahrain) ,"Arab Alyawm" (Jordanian), “Alroya” Omanis.

1995 –2000 Established the magazine “Scientific horizons” Founded by a group of investors andwas editor-in-Chief. 

1995 -Founded with a group of Bahraini investors and academics Al-Nadeem IT, and he is the CEO of the Company.

2001-Founded with a group of Bahraini businessmen Alwsat for publishing and printing and distribution and was a member of the Board of directors until 2011.

Participated in Arabic and international workshops, and conferences, mainly in Knowledge base economy.

His Social Contributions :

  • Founder and the Chairman of the Arab ICT Union.
  • Founder and member of the Bahrain Internet society.
  • Founder and President of the Association for technical (BTECH).
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Ibn Khaldoon Bahrain national school.

DR. HAZEM AL TAHAWI

hazem_eltahawy@mentor.com 

Egyptian Information Telecommunications,  Electronics & Software Alliance (EITESAL)

Graduated from Cairo University, faculty of Engineering (Electronics and Communication) in 1976, he got his Master and PhD Degrees, Microelectronics specialization in 1982 and 1987 respectively from National Polytechnic Institute, Grenoble France.​

Professional Experience in :
- A co-founder of Anacad (a company specialized in Analog Design and CAD tools). Mentor Graphics acquired Anacad in 1994, where he became the WW AMS Engineering Director as well as Anacad General Manager.​
- Analog and Mixed Signal design and EDA (Electronic Design Automation) tools and applications; Embedded System design and applications; Verification and design of Test for Analog design.​
-  He is interest also in Information Technology Management System, Software Development Process and Methodology as well as Technology Management system. Recently Mentor Graphics is contributing massively on AI/ML and IoT development applications​.

His Social Contributions :
- A member and cooperative member of different organizations such as IEEE (Circuit & System, Computer Society, Design and Test, Embedded System, Management and Quality Control), EITESAL, AmCham, CIT, SEBA, SECC, Engineering Chamber (Electronics section), ASTF (Arab Science & Technology Foundation) that are working to promote Innovation and support the development of Technology Ecosystem in the region.​

 ​- Chairman of board of EITESAL (Egyptian Information, Telecommunication, Electronics and Software Alliance), the unique NGO in Egypt responsible of promoting and support​
ICT technology & business development in Egypt.​
- Vice President of the Arab ICT Union.​

- A member of the ITAC (Information Technology Academia Cooperation) Steering committee where he is interest to support ICT innovation and technology development in Egypt.

AHMED ALHUJAIRY

hujairy@gbbholdings.com

Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH)

Al Hujairy holds an executive MBA (Distinguished Honours) from DePaul University, Chicago, USA.
B.Sc. degree of Electrical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals.

 Professional Experiences :

- Chairman and Group CEO of Gulf Future Business (GFB). GFB Group of Companies includes: ThinkSmart For Training, TechoSmart for ICT Services, and WorkSmart for Events Management.
- Has extensive experience in a range of fields including Telecommunications, Banking, Government, Information Technology and Business Analysis
- He began his career with Riyad Bank, Saudi Arabia and subsequently worked with Batelco and Asia Computers before joining the Health Information Directorate where he attained the post of IT Director.
- Mr. Al Hujairy held the role as Acting CEO, Advisor to the Minister of Health on Health Economics and the CEO of Salmaniya Medical Complex.

His Social Contributions :

  •  Founder and Senior Advisor Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH).
  • Founder and Secretary General of the Arab ICT Union.
  •  Founder and Chairman of Bahrain Internet SIG
  •  Member of the Bahrain Society for Training and Development.
  •  Batelco Group; Ex - board director, and Chairman of the Audit committee.
  •  Quality Net – Kuwait: Ex - Vice Chairman of the Board
  •  Umina – Jordan : Ex- Board Member

TAREQ FAKHRO

tareq@fakhroocorp.com 

Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH) - Bahrain

Fakhro hold BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Bahrain, Tareq Fakhroo went on to obtain his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Central Florida in 1995, followed by his second Master of Business Administration from the University of Bahrain in 2002.

Professional Experiences:

- Mr. Fakhro is the Deputy Chief Executive and Board Member of Mohammed Fakhroo & Bros.

- Director of Fakhro IT Services WLL.

-  previously held the positions of Manager, eCommerce and Portal Services in BATELCO.

- Senior Manager, in the capacity of General Manager of Arabian Network Information Services WLL (A  Batelco subsidiary)

His Social Contributions :

  •  Treasurer of Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH)
  • Board Treasurer  of Arab ICT Union.
  • Member of ICT Committee of Bahrain Chamber of Commerce.
  • Board Member of Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KHCB).

RASHED ALSNAN

ceo@etisalcom.com

Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH) - Bahrain           

Has a Master in Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing from Bahrain University and a Bachelor Degree of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics from Plymouth University, UK.

  • He has Professional Experience in :
    CEO & Board Member in Etisalcom Bahrain Co WLL, he owns 7.042% of the ownership of Etisalcom Bahrain Co WLL, and having worked in Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) over 31 years.
  • 2000-2005: Senior Manager New Business Development, Batelco.
  • 2003-2004: Senior Manager Regional Operations, Batelco, Bahrain
  • 1999-2003: Executive Director, Batelco Jeraisy Limited, Saudi Arabia
  • 1997-1999: Senior Manager New Business Development, Batelco, Bahrain
  • 1996-1997: Senior Manager Network Design & Development, Batelco
  • 1992-1996: Telephone Switching Development Engineer, Batelco, Bahrain.

CAMILLE MOUKARZEL

camillemoukarzel@windowslive.com 

president@pca.org.lb

Professional Computer Association of Lebanon (PCA)​ -Lebanon

Camille holds a BA in Information Technology from the Lebanese University.

Professional Experiences:

- President of ALMA - The Lebanese ICT Federation  (الأتحاد اللبناني للمعلوماتية والأتصالات),

- President of PCA (Professional Computer Association of Lebanon) since 2016,

- Deputy Secretary General of ARISPA (الأتحاد العربي للأنترنت والأتصالات).

- Co-Founder and Partner in ITiology SAL, a company specialized in low current security. ITiology offers solutions and services within the following fields of expertise: Access Control, Time Attendance, CCTV Systems, Intrusion and Fire detection.

ITiology is a Pioneer in introducing Biometric technologies for various applications and integration of biometric signature solutions.

His Social Contributions :

  • Over 15 years of experience with non-profit and non-governmental local organizations.
  • His understanding of the business requirements combined with a solid technical experience can bring value to any organization.
  • Board Member of Arab ICT Union.

AMINE ZAROUK

amine.zarouk@alten.com

Federation of Telecommunication Information Technologies and Offshoring (APEBI)- Morocco 

NEGOCIA - International Training Centre for Sales and Commercial Negotiation,
Degree Name: Major Account Business EngineerField Of StudyForce Sales
Dates attended or expected graduation 2006 – 2007.

University of Paris - Val-de-Marne (Paris XII)
Degree Name: Master2 MIAGEField Of StudyDelivered Information Systems
Dates attended or expected graduation 2005 – 2006.

Professional Experience in:
- President at Federation of Telecommunications Information Technologies and Offshoring (APEBI)​.

​-Director General of the ALTEN group(A benchmark technological partner of the largest French and international companies has in 25 years), become the European leader in Engineering and Technology Consulting.

- Feb 2012- Jun 2014 : President of the Fez & Meknes section.

- June 2008 – Dec 2013: Subsidiary Director (Moroccan subsidiary of the French group G-Fit. Specialized in management information systems.)

His Social Contributions:

  • Represent and promote the federation in the Fez region, recruit new members and ensure that issues and expectations specific to the region are taken into account in APEBI’s national actions.
  • Board  Member of Arab ICT Union.
  • G-Fit Morocco Development Manager Morocco.
  • Responsible for the coordination between the various DSI development teams.(At Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance - Sofinco)

BASHAR HAWAMDEH

bashar@menaitech.com

INT@J Association - Jordan

Bashar received an Honorary Doctorate in Human Resource Management from Oxford College for Higher/PhD studies. Also, Bashar holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Mutah, Jordan.

Professional Experiences:
- CEO of MenaITech, he is also the Chairman of the Information and Communication Association of Jordan “INTAJ”, along with being Chairman and Co-Founder of the region’s first Human Capital Forum.

- Bashar’s areas of expertise cover HR systems development, project management, process improvement and redesign, business development, and IT applications in organizations.

- In addition, he has hands-on experience in several areas of management consulting and training, which has enabled him to develop business-centric IT products and services.

- An accomplished entrepreneur, Bashar has a never-ending drive to get things done on time, regardless of effort and cost, rendering him a true leader and innovator.

His Social Contributions:

  • Holding entity with the objective of catalyzing innovation in the region’s IT sector and promoting entrepreneurship.
  • Works to support entrepreneurs as they are the key to generating
    sustainable economic growth across the entire region.
  • Board  Member of Arab ICT Union.
  • He aims to further reinforce MenaITech’s position in the market by not only continuing to serve the large corporate sector but also focus on SMEs and startups to support entrepreneurship development and economic growth in the region. 

EBRAHIM JAFFAL

chairman@pita.ps  

Palestine Information technology Association of Companies (PITA) - Palestine

Eng. Ebrahim holds Bachelor's degree Field Of Study Telecommunications Engineering from Al-Yarmouk University (1982-1987).
- BSC degree Of Study Electrical Engineering from Al-Yarmouk University (1982-1987).
- MBA Degree Of Study Business & Economics from Al Quds University (2007-2009).

Professional Experiences:

- Chairman Of The Board at Palestine Information technology Association of Companies (PITA).​

- Executive Chairman of Al Jaffal group for trade and investment

- Chairman of the AL Jaffal Group for Trade & Investment ​from (May 1989 –May2020).

His Social Contributions:

  • Chairman of PITA is the association of the ICT companies in Palestine.
  • Chairman of the Board  of Abu Dees Youth Club.
  • Mayor of the Abu Dees Municipality.
  • Board  Member of Arab ICT Union.