Dr. Haji is a veteran in the field Information and Communications Technology with over 3 decades of robust experience in implementing IT strategies to move applications/infrastructure, formulating vision, improving vision/culture, innovation and change management . With hands on expertise in reorganizing operations, managing core infrastructure including servers, storage, network, collaboration, application, middleware products. Deft in IT infrastructure management, management of heterogeneous networks, information security and service delivery as well as IT regulatory compliance. He has proven ability to affect transformational change across a range of operational areas and create a sustainable difference to a business’s operational performance.
Dr Haji has managed large scale delivery assignments for various platform technologies coupled with established credibility in providing domain support for managing operations round the clock while establishing command center and security operation.
He continuously conducts research on Artificial Intelligence and Organizational Change, exemplified by his publications on latest technologies and how they can be leveraged operationally and economically in organizations. He lead the entire Information Technology department in Gulf Air and has implemented numerous cutting edge projects and technologies. He has managed to achieve over 40 prestigious awards including 15 distinguished CIOs (Chief Information Officer). He formerly served on the board of directors of a leading hospitality and tourism technology provider in the Middle East and on SITA Council representing Middle East and North Africa. He has the ability to implement processes for improving IT Services entailing continual service improvement, service operations, service transition and service design & strategy.