Omar Bin Sulaiman, Dubai Internet City

Dr. Omar Bin Sulaiman has been chief executive officer of Dubai Internet City and a member of the board of the Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone since March 24, 2002. Before joining Dubai Internet City, Dr. Bin Sulaiman worked in various business fields including trade, international sales and marketing and the information and communications technology industry.

Dr. Bin Sulaiman is an entrepreneur, inspiring leader and a strategic planner. Under Dr. Bin Sulaiman’s leadership, Dubai Internet City achieved more than 100 per cent growth in less than a year. Dubai Internet City has today developed into a large information and communications community that includes several global giants – Microsoft, Oracle, HP, IBM, Compaq, Dell, Siemens, Canon, Logica, Sony Ericsson and Cisco to name a few. Dr. Bin Sulaiman is now driving Dubai Internet City’s efforts to develop new initiatives aimed at the development of the region’s technology industry. Before assuming the post of CEO, Dr. Bin Sulaiman was chief operating officer of the subsidiary companies of Dubai Internet City. As COO, Dr. Bin Sulaiman led the development of the eHosting Centre, the region’s first facility that provides managed hosting services. The facility was built by Dubai Internet City in an alliance with IBM. Dr. Bin Sulaiman holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering, a Master of Science in Education and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance. He also has a Doctorate in Leadership.

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