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Shaikh Salman bin Mohammed Al Khalifa


Sheikh Salman bin Mohammed Al Khalifa has been appointed as the CEO of the National Center for Cybersecurity, with more than 20 years of experience as he started his career in the Central Information Organization (CIO) , in addition to his tenure served at the Royal Court to set up the IT infrastructure. He then held several positions in the Information and eGovernment Authority (IGA), including a network engineer, head of the smart card initiative project section and general director of information technology, and ended up with his work in the authority as executive vice president of operations and governance.

Amongst the most significant projects that he has achieved at the IGA is the execution of the New Government Data Network (GDN) project on which High Speed MPLS resulted in linking all of Bahrain’s governmental agencies together, the development of the National Identity Card using the Smartcard Technology. Shaikh Salman also developed and implemented applications for several critical Government Organizations, which enabled the e-Government program to deliver e-Services through the National Portal by linking the systems in various organizations. He also established the Government’s private cloud which is the foundation for the consolidation project in government agencies. Moreover, he is currently leading the Government of Bahrain’s Technical team in migrating the Government’s IT services to AWS.

Shaikh Salman graduated from Suffolk University from Boston Massachusetts, USA with a Double Major in Accounting & Information Technology.

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