Director of Strategy, Business Process Reengineering & Enterprise Partnership
Kingdom of Bahrain
Mr. Omar has held several executive positions at a number of public and private sector institutions during his distinguished career. Currently, He is the Director of Strategy and BPR & Enterprise Partnership at Bahrain eGovernment Authority. His main responsibilities include an effective run for the National Strategy of eGovernment program.Kingdom of Bahrain Ranked 18 on the recent United Nation eGovernment Index placing Bahrain as a leading country in Middle East, MENA and West Asia. Moreover; Mr. Omar also managing the International partnership between the Authority and International organizations such as UN-DESA, ITU, GCC-EU Scientific Networks.
Prior to his current position, he was a diplomat with Ministry of Foreign Affairs and then Director of IT and Information Systems at the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs.
Mr. Omar is a specialist in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) strategy, having managed a number of strategic projects in Bahrain and other GCC states. He holds a Master’s Degree in Information Security from George Washington University, USA.
In addition to his ICT experience, Mr. Omar has had extensive involvement in the media, contributing many technical pieces to various publications. He is currently the Editor of “e”, a publication issued by the eGovernment Authority in Bahrain and a regular columnist in local newspapers. Moreover; He is a co-author of 2 Books about the Internet and Cyber world.
He has also served as General Secretary of the Bahrain Information Technology Society (BITS) for two boards.