Ahmed FarragRegional Government Industry Director - Middle East Cluster at Microsoft
Ahmed Farrag is currently the Regional Director for the Smart City, Government and Public Safety Industry at Microsoft for the Middle East Cluster Region.
In his current capacity he leads the Microsoft Government Industry Solutions and Large Digital Transformation initiatives working closely with Senior Government Executives, solution providers, consulting firms to help them overcome their technical, business and regulatory challenges and accelerate their digital transformation vision
Prior to moving to our region Ahmed led the Solution Sales part of the Microsoft World Wide Public Sector Consulting team where he worked on implementing mega digital transformation and smart city projects along with teams in South Africa, Dubai, UK, Germany and the USA leveraging on the global Microsoft experience and orchestrating a global virtual team.
With 18+ years of experience, Ahmed brings also a strong development and consulting background in the fields of Artificial Intelligence and Smart Cities where he started his career in software engineering, Technical training and helped co-author technical publications in Integration technologies.
Ahmed is regular speaker in Industry Events on the topics of Artificial intelligence, Digital transformation and Smart cities.