Keynote Speakers - ICEDEG 2014


Saleem Zoughbi, PhD

Saleem Zoughbi is a global advisor for Information and Communication Technology (ICT), ‎Saleem Zoughbi has been providing technical assistance and advisory services to over 30 countries. He focused on development and has been assisting governments on the strategic and policy levels on e-governance, smart cities, national strategies and ICT development. IN addition, he conducts consultancies for major consulting firms such as Booze, PricewaterhouseCooper and others in technical missions and projects. He is active in international community of e-governance, strategies and policies of smart governance, mobile government, smart cities and smart sectors, and ICT for development. He focused on development and has been assisting governments on the strategic and policy levels on e-governance, smart cities, national strategies and ICT development.  He worked for the United Nations Economic and Social ‎Commission of Western Asia (UN ESCWA). This included special technical ‎‎advice in different ‎applications such as the evaluation of national policies and strategies, ‎‎evaluation of IT ‎departments within a CIO approach that includes business and process re-‎‎engineering, planning ‎and evaluation in e-government and e-governance, databases, data centers ‎‎and others. He provided a lot of technical advisories to ministries of several ‎‎countries on public ‎sector information management, enterprise ‎architecture, ‎ICT policies and strategies, national development plans in addition to e-governance and ‎assessment of e-government national strategies and operational initiatives. He worked in 2013 as a senior adviser at the UN eGOV at IIST, of the United Nations University in Macao. He is also currently adviser to UN APCIC in UN ESCAP in enterprise architecture providing developing knowledge sharing, capacity building and running advisory mission to Central and South East Asia and the Pacific. He is a committed member of the IEEE STC eGov committee and coordinates the ICT for development specially e-governance and smart governance.

Daniel Fasel, Ph.D.

Dr. Daniel Fasel is CEO & Founder at Scigility AG and president of the board of administration. Previously, he served as the first data scientist on the business intelligence team at Swisscom and was key in implementing NoSQL technologies for explorative analytics during his time at Swisscom. Before focusing on data science and NoSQL technologies, he was a BI engineer for contract and customer domain - a core component of the Swisscom Data Warehouse.  He also served as a BI Architect and Administrator for the Oracle Hyperion Essbase cubes. In 2012, he received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Fribourg. He wrote a thesis on Fuzzy Data Warehousing for which he obtained the highest final grade Summa Cum Laude. In addition to his Ph.D. studies, he worked as a system engineer and team leader of the system administrators at the department of informatics at the University of Fribourg.

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Ambato, Ecuador

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