He has developed an excellent understanding of the Information Security and Information Technology industries working with Telecommunication Providers, Financial Institutions and Public Sector (Military, Education & Government). The past 12+ years have been covering the Middle East and Africa region. His consulting, commercial, operational and leadership experience, in addition to his international exposure to clients in different verticals and geographic regions has empowered him with critical business competencies that help him relate to and manage different stakeholders. Mr. Omar provides senior advisory services to CxO and Board Members, collaborates with and effectively manages Consultants, and has led teams of Engineers and Solution Architects.
His entrepreneurial and business skills were acquired through practical experience in setting up and managing businesses has helped him handle and overcome complex situations.
Mr. Omar holds a Master’s degree in Systems Engineering from George Mason University and a broad range of certifications including CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, CCSK, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor etc. Throughout his career he has coached and developed over 200 information security engineers and consultants in the MENA region while supporting over 500 projects in various roles. He has also contributed to the Information Security Industry by participating in conferences, delivering speeches, facilitating discussions along with the industry international and regional leaders to spread awareness about various Information Security topics.
Mr. Omar and his team look to leverage their business and technical experience and skills by teaming up with an organization‘s leadership team to achieve the strategic goals of that organization.