Hossam Elgamal has more than 25 years of professional experience in ICT both in private and public sectors. After founding and managing several successful IT companies he was asked to bring his expertise into public policy management being selected in 2013 and till Feb 2017 by the UN Secretary-General to become one of 9 Global Business Representatives among the 55 MAG members advising on The Internet Governance Forum He has been a board member of AFICTA www.aficta.org, since 2014 and till to-date contributing in making synergy between African nations ICT industries, and connecting with International ICT industry cloud and governing policies.
He was selected by the Egyptian Prime Minister in Dec 2015 and till May 2018 to chair the Cabinet Information and Decision Support Center IDSC (www.idsc.gov.eg) with the purpose of supporting the Egyptian Cabinet with required information gathering, analysis and decision support recommendations with focus on inclusive Development mapping, citizen quality service and satisfaction, crisis management, early warning, monitoring and improvement, digital transformation, and creating societal credible link.
Finally, he was selected as an expert by the higher council for Egypt Digital Transformation to become a member of its advisory committee starting Jan 2018.
Hossam was the Vice-Chairman of Eitesal Association www.eitesal.org till May 2015 (the leading ICT Association) heading its executive office, advocating & boosting the industry business development, technical & entrepreneurship capabilities.
He was a member of the National Child Internet Safety Committee, contributing to better legislation, awareness, training and technology implementation.
Hossam is focused currently on achieving prosperity by capitalizing on technology transfer and localized creative projects serving 2030 SDGs. Within the private sector, he is continuing as a Leader and a serial entrepreneur and is currently a partner in Infort Egypt www.infort.co (previously its Managing Director) and partner in Telemed international www.telemedint.net