Ala'a Al-Din J. Kadhem Al-Radhi

Ala'a Al-Din J. Kadhem Al-Radhi

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Biography

Ala'a Al-Din J. Kadhem Al-Radhi has a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Baghdad and a Masters in Computer Information Network Security from DePaul University, Chicago. He has worked and trained in several countries and is currently based in Jordan. With more than 27 years of career, his past works included the technical advisor to the Iraqi ministerial of Telecommunications, Engineering observer with ITU in addition to various positions in information systems management and engineering platforms. These positions have been in governmental, intergovernmental, and private enterprises in Iraq, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, and France including the UN-ITU. His current activities include being an advisory council member of PIR (Public Interest Registry), ICANN Board of Directors Election Candidate 2009-2011, AKMS (Arab Knowledge and Management Society) Board of Trustees Member, ISOC IGF Ambassador, Regional ITU Consultant in addition to being a member of many global organizations. He is a fellow of ICANN, RIPE-MENOG, DIPLO Foundation and DePaul Alumni. He works for outreach, awareness, match making, capacity buildings and researches in various topics: Internet 2, Web 2.0, emerging technologies, IG, social networking, e-governance, ICT4D, digital divide, DNSSEC, IDNs, and convergence. He has published papers on many issues including Iraqi HE challenges and future; DNSSEC; 4G Visions; E-Learning Roadmap for Iraq (Awarded); IPV6, IPTV, E-Gov. for Arab Countries; Digital Divide; Regional capacity building for the non-commercial use of Internet; Cyber Crimes and Risk Assessments; Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Analysis.

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