President- SCRA Middle East Section,
Senior Strategic Advisor/Data Scientist,
Research and Studies Unit,
King Abdulaziz University,

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Mohammed Khursheed Akhtar has more than 30 years’ experience in the field
of Teaching, Research, Consulting and IT Business Development. He has 2 PhDs,
one from Atlantic International University, Hawaii, USA in 2004-2007 in
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and another from Singhania University
Rajasthan, India in 2011-2015 in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). He has
Master Degree in Applied Mathematics with Honors. He has diploma in Islamic
Finance and Insurance.
Dr. Akhtar is currently working as a Senior Strategic Advisor/Data Scientist at
Research and Studies Unit of Strategic Center to Kingdom Vision Realization of
King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under Kingdom
Vision 2030.

He worked as a Data Scientist at KAU Web Observatory for Web Studies from
2017 to 2019; as a Research Fellow at Strategic Department of KAU from 2013
to 2107; as a Deputy Project Manager at KAU-ERP Implementation Project from
2011 to 2012; as a Faculty Member from 2008 to 2011 at Faculty of Commuting
and Information Technology and as a GIS Head at Projects and Proposal
Department from 2005 to 2008, and Data Based Specialist from 1990 to 2005 in
King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.