19 September 2015
ElKady Sworn in as ICT Minister

Yasser ElKady was sworn in on September 19, as the Minister of Communications and Information Technology in Sherif Ismail’s cabinet, before President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. Elkady has been in the IT and Telecom industry for over 25 years with solid experience in strategic planning, technology integration, business development and organizational transformation.

ElKady assumed a number of leading positions throughout his career including the position of the Regional Director for HP Networking in the Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa (MEMA) Region and the Managing Director for HP Egypt. He was also the CEO of the Egyptian Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA).

He spearheaded a number of national developmental initiatives. As a First Deputy to the Minister of Investment, he led Egypt Investment promotion efforts and supervised strategic investment projects. ElKadi also contributed to developing the national ICT and innovation strategy, as a board member of ITIDA, and a member of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Advisory Board.

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