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Saeed Elnaj

Saeed Elnaj

VP IT and CIO - National Council on Aging


Over the past 25 years Saeed provided transformative leadership for industry-leading companies including Oracle, Ericsson, and the Ooredoo Group. Led efforts to apply innovative and complex technologies to generate business value and to improve IT organizations, align IT and business goals, translate business strategies into IT solutions, and facilitate enterprise growth.

Saeed worked on groundbreaking innovations to include the first successful mapping of the human genome at Celera Genomics, delivered complex CRM projects with real time charging and billing for three telecom providers. Saeed moved organizations from legacy on premise solutions and architecture into the cloud with Office 365, deployed legacy applications into Azure, and AWS, delivered innovative mobile Finapp using Google cloud and tools. He created new revenue streams, and delivered mobile, big data, social media, and piloted with a blockchain and AI solutions.

Saeed is a thought leader, a member of the Forbes Technology Council, and frequent presenter at industry conferences and contributing writer on CIO and innovative technology topics.  Recently published article:  

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2018/03/29/the-problems-with-bitcoin-and-the-future-of-blockchain/#60967c0d68dc