Dr. Salim Al-Shuaili


With over two decades of exemplary leadership and expertise in Information Technology (IT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), Dr. Al-Shuaili emerges as a distinguished figure poised to represent Oman's technological prowess on the global stage.

With a PhD in ICT, specializing in Technology Adoption, AI, and Digital Transformation, Dr. Al-Shuaili's career trajectory exemplifies a commitment to excellence and innovation. Currently serving as the Director of the Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Technology Projects Unit at the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology, he plays a pivotal role in spearheading groundbreaking projects that push the boundaries of AI and advanced technology, driving significant advancements across various domains.

Dr. Al-Shuaili's impact extends beyond his professional endeavors, as evidenced by his role as a prominent judge in prestigious awards related to AI projects in the GCC region and globally. His dedication to promoting excellence and innovation in the AI field has earned him numerous accolades, including the esteemed CIO of the Year award by ETL in 2023, cementing his reputation as an industry leader.

His commitment to excellence and innovation, as evidenced by prestigious awards and active engagement with the academic community, solidifies his position as a leading authority in shaping the future of technology in Oman and beyond.