Senior Advisor
Communications & IT Commission (CITC)

Prof. Ibrahim Kadi is Senior Advisor at the Communication & Information Technology Commission (CITC), the ICT regulatory authority in Saudi Arabia. He has over 30 years of experience in academic, professional, industrial and regulatory fields. His areas of expertise include Communication engineering, Knowledge Economy, Information Security, and Socio-economic Impact of Technology. He was a Professor of Communications at King Saud University (1984-2004). He served as the ITU Representative to the Arab States and Head of the ITU Arab Regional Office (2002-2003). Prof. Kadi was Vice President for Engineering and R&D of Advanced Electronics Company (1991-1994) and served as an Executive Consultant (1994-2004). Prof. Kadi currently serves as an independent Member of the Board Risk Management Committee at the Saudi Stock Exchange Co. (Tadawul), He is a member of the Advisory Board for Academic Accreditation, of KSU College Engineering. Prof. Kadi performed consultancy services to government agencies, private sector and international organizations. Prof. Kadi holds a Ph. D. from Stanford University (1984), an M.Sc. from the University of Michigan (1984), and B.Sc. from Riyadh University (1978), all in Electrical Engineering. Prof. Kadi has published over a 120 scientific papers, general-interest and literary works, and spoke at numerous national and international conferences. He is a member of the Saudi Computer Society, International Association for Cryptologic Research, Saudi Association for Mathematical Sciences, and Saudi Economics Association. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.