Abdallah comes with over 15 years of industry and consulting experience in Business and IT Strategy, Enterprise architecture, Business Process Management, ERP implementations, Program and Portfolio management, and Operations management, Abdallah?s focus has always been on ensuring alignment between IT initiatives and business priorities. Winner of several regional awards including SOA Vision Award 2006, Oracle Customer success Award 2006 and Top 10 IT Managers in the Middle East 2005, Abdallah has participated effectively in many transformation projects with some of the region?s leading organizations. During those projects, he has leveraged the advanced concepts and practices of enterprise architecture to help organizations assess their as-is situation, envision an integrated blueprint of their to-be operations and develop an effective and measurable transition plan that ensures the realization of the business strategies. An expert in maximizing an organization?s business value from their existing IT assets, Abdallah?s efforts have not gone unnoticed in the international IT community. He has been a key speaker at major forums regionally and worldwide including such event as the Open Group Enterprise Architecture Practitioners Summits and the Gartner EA Summits.