Leadership




Mr. Samy Ahmed Al Ghassany

Chairman

Chief Operating Officer (COO)– Omantel


Mr. Samy Ahmed Al Ghassany has held several key management positions since joining ODP and is elected chairman of the board for Oman Data Park (ODP). He has been with Omantel and Oman Mobile for the past 17 years and currently holds the position of Chief Operating Officer at Omantel. His expertise lies in telecommunications networks and information technology. He holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Information Systems from the University of Detroit Mercy, U.S.A.






Mr. Tony Georgiou

Deputy Chairman


Mr. Tony Georgiou sits on the board of, among others, Oman Chlorine Company SAOG and Oman Data Park. He is the Managing Partner of National Trading Company LLC, well known for his rallying achievements. Mr. Georgiou has been in Oman for over 35 years, one of his achievements over the past years include the foundation on National Trading Company LLC in 1982, where he holds the position of Managing Partner. He was instrumental in the power privatisation of Manah in 1994 and has been involved in various power companies in Oman, namely Sohar Power Holding Company SAOG and SMN Power Holding Company. Mr. Georgiou






Mr. Ali Ahmed Khan

Board Member

M&A and Investment Lead – Omantel


Mr. Ali Ahmed Khan is a Board Member at Oman Data Park. He holds the position of Senior Expert Mergers and Acquisitions at Omantel. Mr. Khan has over eighteen years’ experience in Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, Equity and Debt Capital Markets, Project Finance and Mergers and Acquisitions. He has spearheaded several M&A and corporate development initiatives at Omantel including the establishment of Oman Data Park. He holds a Masters in Business Administration as well as CFA and CAIA Charters.






Mr. Todd M. Dick

Board Member

Corporate Vice President– Omantel


Mr. Todd Dick is a Board Member and the Vice President of the Corporate Business Unit. He brings over 20 years of international experience; having worked in the United States, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific with global companies such as Zain, Telstra and Vodafone, his experience spans functions of management, product, marketing, sales, distribution and infrastructure delivery. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the United States and a Master of Science from Australia.






Mr. Wahbi Al-Riyami

Board Member


Mr. Wahbi Al-Riyami is a Board Member at Oman Data Park and is a Senior Manager at Omantel Finance Unit. He brings over 20 years of experience in Audit, Finance and Treasury investment area. His experience spans a number of industries, such as working for the Ministry of Finance, Oil & Gas (Orpic), investment and Telecommunications. He holds a Master's Degree of Science in Corporate Finance from the University of Salford.




Eng. Maqbool Al Wahaibi

CEO


Eng. Maqbool Al Wahaibi is the Chief Executive Officer of Oman Data Park (ODP), the first Managed & Cloud Service Provider in Oman. He is part of the executive management and the founding team member to establish ODP. Eng. Maqbool has more than 20 years of diversified experience in ICT engineering, Software Development, Business Startups and Leadership. Holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Software Engineering from the University of York.

Maqbool, is an organized, detail-oriented and conscientious self-starter with experience in the development, implementation and management of complex projects within time and budgetary constraints, as well in other areas, such as; strategic planning, human resource management, contract negotiation, contract management, sales and marketing. Able to strategize and prioritize effectively to accomplish multiple tasks under pressure. He also possess an aptitude to be a highly skilled listener and communicator, as well the ability to assess clients’ needs and convey necessary information with clarity and enthusiasm carrying a vision with his team on having Oman Data Park among the top Cloud Service Providers in the world.






Mr. Maitham Al Lawati

General Manager - Risk & Compliance


Mr. Maitham Al-Lawati is heading Risk, Compliance, Managed Security Services and Security Operation Centre he is also part of the executive management team that joined to establish the first cloud and managed service provider in Oman. Prior joining Oman Data Park Maitham was heading the Information Security at one of the leading banks in EMEA, he also served at Ernst and Young and other Multinational firms. Maitham has more than ten years of experience in Risk Management, Compliance, Information Security, Cyber Security, Governance and Regulatory Compliance Management, Managed Services, Cloud Hosting and IT Operations. Maitham holds a BSc degree in Information Systems from Sultan Qaboos University, he also boasts several professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CEH, ISO 27001 LI and ISC2 CCSP.






Mr. Ahmed Al Shaaili

General Manager - Corporate Services


Mr. Ahmed Al Shaaili heads the Finance, HR & Procurement at Oman Data Park. He was part of the executive management team that established the first cloud & managed services in Oman. A Multi-tasking executive with sound expertise in Management Accounting areas. Al Shaaili has over 11 years of experience in Finance, HR and Business Administration. He worked with leading financial institutes such as HSBC and Al Ahli Bank prior to him joining Oman Data Park. Al Shaaili holds a BSc degree in Accounting from Sultan Qaboos University. He is also an ACCA certified and a Certified Islamic Professional Accountant (CIPA).






Mr. Elie Samaha

General Manager – Service Delivery


Mr. Elie Samaha is heading the Service Delivery, Data Center and Network Operation Centre. He is also part of the executive management team that joined to establish the first cloud and managed service provider in Oman. Prior joining Oman Data Park Elie was heading the Operations of leading service providers in the GCC and Africa. Elie has more than 15 years of professional experience in operations and support, data centers and cloud services. Elie holds a Master’s degree in telecommunications from USJ University and Computer Engineering degree From Balamand University.






Mr. Mazen Matar

General Manager – Cloud Service & PMO


Mr. Mazen Matar is heading Oman Data Park’s high growth cloud business unit & Project Management office with main focus on the world's leading Public Cloud products and technologies, He is part of the executive management team that joined to establish the first cloud and managed service portfolio in Oman, coming from a strong background with over 12 Years of IT and Datacenters experience, having worked across the Gulf and Middle East region handling different verticals like Banking & Financial sector, Manufacturing, Government, oil & gas, telecommunication and others. Mazen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Lebanese University he also boasts several professional certifications such as PMP.






Mr. Said Al Jahwari

Business Development Manager


Mr. Said Al Jahwari is heading the Business Development at Oman Data Park. He is part of the executive management team that joined to establish the first cloud & managed service provider in Oman. Al Jahwari has more than 10 years of experience in Sales and Business Administration. He worked for multiple leading IT entities such as Mideast Data System and Advanced Business Computing prior to joining Oman Data Park. Al Jahwari holds a BSc degree in Business Administration from Arab Open University.






Sukhwinder Singh

Senior Solution Architect


Mr. Sukhwinder Singh is working with Oman Data Park as a Senior Solutions Architect –Cloud, having experience of 13+ years in Cloud and Information technology. He was previously associated with named Organization like Orange Business Services, Unisys, HCL, and TATA. He is certified Solutions Architect AWS, Azure and VMware Advanced Certified Professional for Software Defined Datacenter Products.

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