Botan Mahmoud Osman is the Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Information Technology, he was appointed to establish the department and hold the position in early 2007.
Mr. Osman holds an MBA and a BSC in Software Engineering from Manchester University and has over 12 years of experience in IT and Management. He has occupied a number of senior management positions in Information Technology and Financial companies in the United Kingdom, primarily focusing on operations across Europe and the Middle East.
Since his appointment in 2007 he has founded and developed the KRG Department of IT from the ground up, which has lead on a number of very important initiatives; including the establishment of a state of the art Regional IT Academy, the KRG Biometric Electronic ID Card System and the development of the KRG IT Strategy 2011-2016. The past three years has seen significant progress in the field of Information Technology within the Kurdistan Region, and the KRG Department of IT has been instrumental in leading this progress.
Areas of Expertise
Business Management, Information Technology, Government, Transparency Activism, Marketing, Web & Internet, Technology & Business Change