Ali bin Nasser Al-Assiri has been the director general of the e-government program Yesser since November 2017.
He has a wide range of experiences in communications and information technology, in addition to business development and technological solutions, having worked at, among others, Huawei Technologies Co., Saudi Telecom Co., and CISCO systems.
Al-Assiri obtained his bachelor’s degree in computing from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, as well as having earned a series of qualifications in fields ranging from project management and business development to interconnected networks.
Yesser enables and motivates government agencies to achieve sustainable progress. The program seeks to improve efficiency, develop resource capacities, and ensure the transfer of expertise and know-how throughout various departments.
Recently, Saudi Arabia’s Permanent Representative to the UN Abdallah Al-Mouallimi received Al-Assiri for a meeting at his offices in New York, where the pair reviewed the efforts of the program to empower and provide digital government services to citizens and government agencies.
It was held on the sidelines of a series of talks between a Yesser delegation and the UN’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs to discuss ways of enhancing cooperation between the UN and the Kingdom.