Plenary Lecture


       Eng. Magued Mahmoud

               General Manager, Center of Excellence, Egypt, EMC Corporation

 Saturday, 19 April 2014 at C1.0


Magued Mahmoud is Senior Director and General Manager, Egypt Center of Excellence (COE) at EMC Corporation since 2009. With 2013 revenues of $23.2 billion and more than 60,000 employees, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.

Mr. Mahmoud is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership for the Center of Excellence in Egypt. His responsibilities include creating a world class services organization with EMC culture and values, positioning the Egypt COE within EMC and selling its services/capabilities to enable its growth, in addition to building, leading and managing 600+ FTE organizations.

Magued has more than 26 years of experience in the IT sector. He previously served as the head of Oracle’s Solution Services International Consulting Center, where he was responsible for the delivery of consulting services to global customers. As part of his services delivery responsibility, he was a member of steering committees for many large and strategic IT projects in the Middle East and Africa region.

Before his 11 year-stint at Oracle Corporation, Magued was with IBM for ten years where he held various IT roles catering to the Middle East markets. Over the course of his career, Magued has developed expertise in sales, support and consulting services, delivering business IT solutions in various verticals such as manufacturing, telecom, energy, public sector and financial services.

Magued earned a degree in engineering studies from Ain Shams University in Cairo and a diploma in ‘Managing IT Software and Services Strategically’ from the Scandinavian International Management Institute in Copenhagen. He is a member on the Board of Trustees for the EgyptianTechnology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC), and a member of the American Chamber of Commerce ICT Core Committee.