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DIDACTICA, Higher School of Management and Information Technologies
Mr Mohamed SAAD LAIB is an international consultant in ICT4D he is the General Manager of DIDACTICA, Higher School of Management and IT in Algeria and one of founders of AL AWAEL Education and Learning (Primary, College and Secondary school) the both are leader institutions in Algeria using ICT in their curricula since beginner of 90 years of the past century. His activities are mainly oriented to use ICT4D in education and learning and how to set policies and strategies to reach targets in the high level of decision and policy makers.
Mr Mohamed SAAD LAIB is the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) regional coordinator of GKP (Global Knowledge Partnership, http://www.globalknowledge.org ) and a member of membership committee.
Chief, Information Technology
Ministry of Housing
Nawaf M. Abdulrahman is Chief, Information Technology, Ministry of Housing, Bahrain, Vice President of Bahrain Internet Society and Head of the Jury & Technical Committee in Bahrain eContent Award Nawaf oasts 12 years of experience in the IT field with proven ability to manage large scale projects through the entire lifecycle.
Nawaf has an MBA with concentration in Finance & Bachelor in Information Technology; he is also CISA, ITIL & MCSE. He worked in many project through Bahrain Internet Society such as IT Future Leaders pr the eCitizens which aims to train the citizen in basic computing. Furthermore, he worked in many projects through his professional career such as a unique unified communications solution which considered the first of its kind in the Middle East.
Nawaf conducted several courses, workshops and lectures in IT related topics such as "Users Awareness in Information Technology", "How Information Technology Empowering People" and "The Information Technology and The Youth Opportunities".
You have a great product you wish to submit to the WSA? Bahrain is currently holding a national contest to pre-select the best eContent!
Computer Center Baghdad University
Ghassan H. Abdul-Majeed graduated in Electronic Engineering and works as Director of the Computer Center of Baghdad University. Being member of various science committees in- and outside Iraq, he also evaluates technical papers for journals and is adminsitrator of several Exam Centers. He has over 25 years of teaching and training experience and is the author of more than 70 papers and 7 books related to Computer Science.
Senior Projects Manager
Information Technology Industry Development Agency- ITIDA
As the senior projects manager of ITIDA, Ahmed brings with him extensive expertise in directing the delivery of enterprise-wide national projects, encompassing application development, IT infrastructure, operations and customer support. Ahmed is responsible for the management of the physical and personnel infrastructure including applications, technology deployment, network and systems management, integration testing, and the development of professional staff. Additional responsibilities include overseeing the development of corporate standards, enterprise architecture, technology evaluation, and transfer, and sponsoring the business technology planning process.
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems
Hadramout university of since and technology
Abu Baker Sheikh is Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems (MIS) and Director of the Information Center(1999-2001) at the, University of Hdramout . After more than 10 years Experience in IT as, government administrator, senior executive, consultant and programming development .
outside Yemen: (1) from (1989-1990) worked with government institution of civil information (state of Kuwait) as systems test . (2) trainig course in (IMPS) USA(1993) .
BUSINESS EXPERIENCE : Consultant and improving business process performance of mor than 10 companies and training institute in yemen . Abubaker received his Bachelors in Statistics at Kuwait University, Kuwait(1984), his MBA(2003) and PhD(2006) in MIS from the Sudan university of science and technology ,Sudan.
Faouzi Zaghbib is expert in information technologies, General Manager of R2i (an IT firm) and Founder of ESPRIT (Tunisian university specialized in engineering & ICT). From 1981, Mr Zaghbib conducted information systems projects and implemented ICT solutions for public services and enterprises in many countries. Mr Zaghbib is an active member of numerous organizations. He is the Chairman of the Tunisian ICT Federation (UTICA-FED-TIC), and member of WITSA (the World IT & Services Alliance), founder member of IJMA3 (the Arab IT Association) and AFICTA (the African IT Association) and several national and regional committees in charge of capacity building, ICT governance, eCommerce, ICT4D, education and research.
Since 2003, he is member of the WSIS organization and follow-up committee. Mr Zaghbib is graduated in economic sciences (Tunis University – 1977), engineer in computer science (Tunis University – 1981), certified in business management (Beyster Institute at the Ready School of San Diego, University of California– 2004) and certified for ICT security auditing (ANSI – 2006).
Chief of ICT Applications Section
Dr. Nibal Idlebi is the chief of the ICT Applications Section at ESCWA working on issues related to the ICT policies and strategies, enabling environment for the Information Society, the development of ICT applications, e-Services and Digital Arabic Content. She is supervising various activities at ESCWA, such as preparation of reports and publications, organization of expert group meetings and workshops, implementation of field projects for the development of Information Society as well as providing advisory services to ESCWA member countries. Ms. Idlebi wasrecentlya Jury member of various e-Content and e-government Awards in the Arab region.
Previous to her work with ESCWA, Dr. Idlebi was Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Communications and Technology (MCT) in Syria for two years, and ICT professor at the Higher Institute of Applied Science & Technology (HIAST) in Damascus for more than 8 years.
Dean, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
University of Science and Technology
Aside from his function as World Summit Award National Expert for Sudan, Dr. Noureldien Abdelrahman Noureldien serves as both, Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology at the University of Science & Technology, and as ICT Advisor to the National Information Center, Khartoum, Sudan.
Ehssan Riazi Esfehani, born in 1982, is an IT consultant and eSolutions project manager working with governmental and private organizations in Iran and abroad in order to help develop better e-contents and e-solutions. He has helped in development of e-contents and narrowing the digital gap by writing in different IT and economical papers, having many media interviews, working closely with ICT reporters, speaking at conferences and writing on the web. Ehssan has been the co-founder of “e-solutions festival” (IranWSA.com) since 2004, the first contest on e-content and digital media in Iran which has also served as the national approved contest for WSA05 , WSA07 and WSA09. He is the current chairman of “e-solutions festival”.
Ehssan has also organized the first WSA Road Show in Iran to help Iranian experts and solution developers get better understandings of the WSA key matters and get more familiar with the world's best in e-content. Ehssan encourages Iranian developers to promote their products and show them opportunities to have a bigger share in e-Activities in the world through.
You have a great product you wish to submit to the WSA? Iran is currently holding a national contest to pre-select the best eContent!
General Manager & Secretary General of Kuwait e-Award
Manar Al-Hashash is the Founder and General Manager of Dot Design, a software development company. She has also launched the IT magazine Dot, of which she is the owner and Chief Editor. In 2004, Ms Al-Hashash launched and managed a local e-Content contest, the Ghiras Electro Contest 2004, which was aimed at youths in Kuwait (14-22 yrs old), competing for best website design, best presentation and best graphic design. She was awarded an IEEE for her outstanding Internet and e-Commerce projects in 2000. Ms Al-Hashash is in charge of and presents the weekly IT programme Compunet World on the Kuwait Satellite Channel in Arabic and an IT programme on KTV2 in English called Zero Ones. She also writes a weekly IT column for the Al-Watan newspaper.
You have a great product you wish to submit to the WSA? Kuwait is currently holding a national contest to pre-select the best eContent!
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