Saqr M. Ereiqat
Saqr is a Dubai based Blockchain aficionado, leading IBM’s consulting arm, Global Business Services for the public sector & government industry in Dubai as well as the IBM Associates program for Middle East and Africa. In the past he has been establishing HealthTech Innovation Hubs and has spent the majority of his career at IBM leading complex projects across 23 Countries in Europe, Middle East & Africa; focusing 2015 to 2018 assisting clients to define their Blockchain agenda. He successfully led one of the first Blockchain Strategy Engagements for IBM’s Government Industry. He has immersed himself into the Government & Healthcare industry, advising large hospital conglomerates on their strategy. In Saudi Arabia, he set up the award winning National Health Lab for Emerging Technology for the Saudi Arabian Government.
His Global and Regional experience helped him specialize in turning around complex programs and projects. Recognized by IBM to be one of eleven certified Complex Program Managers in MEA. In Dubai and Saudi Arabia he is leading the local Chapter for the Global Innovation Institute.
Saqr is a continuous learner and is certified in domains such as : Design Thinking Coach by IBM, The Science of Happiness by UC Berkeley, Blockchain for Business by Linux Foundation, Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations and Innovation Management by Rotterdam School of Management and is certified as an expert in the Government and Healthcare domain by IBM.