Abdullah M. Al-Omran has been director of the distance learning center at the Institute of Public Administration since January 2017.
Al-Omran has wide experience of creating strategic IT plans, IT project management and IT consultation, as well as e-transformation, e-government and business intelligence solutions.
He was previously the institute’s director general of information technology from September 2014 to January 2017. Before that he served as the director of the applications and systems development department at the institute’s computer center for three years, having previously led its user-support department. He has also been a lecturer at the division of information technology since 2006.
Al-Omran has worked on several projects within the Institute of Public Administration. He has developed many e-services portals and mobile applications, established the institute’s office of project management, and in 2016 he started the implementation of the institution’s disaster recovery site.
He has attended several training programs on management, information security, planning and leadership.