Ahmed Al-Jeshi
Regional Director, HPC & AI - Middle East, Turkey, and Africa, Intel

Ahmed is currently the MEA HPC and AI Regional Director at Intel Corporation.  In his current role, Ahmed handles the relationship with executives and technical decision makers from Energy, Research, Government, Academic, and some Industrial customers in the Middle East and Africa region to help them ensure that they get the most out of their investment in High Performance Computing and Artificial Intelligence Clusters as well as educating them on the latest trends in his field.  Ahmed’s customers include customers with huge HPC/AI deployments who are listed in the top500 list of most powerful supercomputers in the world.   He also works with different types of partners including OEM’s, ISV’s, CSP’s, and SI’s to either guide them to position/design the right solutions to their customers or to educate them on the latest trends.
Also, Ahmed has served in many boards throughout his career.  Currently, he is a board member and the Technical Chair of the Annual Saudi HPC/AI Conference and a board member of the Enterprise Board of Advisors for KFUPM.

Prior to joining Intel, Ahmed worked for Microsoft where he was also leading their HPC efforts in the MEA region and then he was appointed as Commercial Sector Accounts Manager in Saudi Arabia.  Before that, Ahmed worked at  Power and Water Utility Company for Jubail and Yanbu
(Marafiq) and SBM in different technical and managerial roles.
Ahmed holds two post graduate degrees: an EMBA Degree with Honors from University of Bahrain and a Master’s Degree in Business Analytics and Big Data from IE University in Madrid, Spain. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering with Honors from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Saudi Arabia.


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