Adel Ghannam

Dr.Ghannam started his career with the Egyptian National Research Center (NRC) where he filled the positions of Electrical Engineer and then Assistant researcher from 1966 till 1972. He was awarded the M.SC through a joint collaboration between Cairo University and Manchester University (UK)( 1967-1970).From 1972 to 1975, he was awarded a fellowship at Dynamic System Laboratories in Italian National research Center – Italy, where he was working in the design of Hybrid computer interfaces. In 1975, he returned to NRC in Cairo to establish the Computer System Group till 1978. He joined ICL –UK (Midle East region) from 1978 till 1989. During this period, he occupied the posts of; • Technical Development Manager from1978 till 1981, • Manager of Middle East Center of computer studies from 1981 till 1986 and • lastly ME Marketing Manager from 1986 till 1989. He established a private software and consultancy company (ISG ) in January 1989 ,where he was the General Manager ..He then established in 2002 the consultancy company ISGE ,the Industrial Systems and Global Enterprise, that focuses on Strategic business planning, operation management development ,IT architecture planning and design ,management training, Training on IT for Managers,Software Engineering with emphasis on product quality and metrics , project management , Implementation and training of ERP systems and shop floor control in the manufacturing sector. Membership • Member in APICS American Production and Inventory Control Society since 1996. • Member in IEEE – USA Computer Society since 1966. • Founding Member of Software and Information Technology Chamber of the federation of Egyptian industries ,and chairman of IT-In-manufacturing group, since 1999