Amer Al Rawas is a Business and ICT consultant with extensive leadership experience in Business and Academia. Before joining NVU, he served as Group CEO of Tasneea Oil & Gas Technology Group. He joined the Oil and Gas Sector after 12 years in the telecommunications Sector, where he served as the CEO of the premier telecommunications company in Oman, OmanTel. Before moving to Business leadership, he served in various faculty and academic leadership positions at Sultan Qaboos University, the flagship university in Oman. His last assignment was the Dean of Educational Services. Earlier to that he was the Director of the Center for Information System where he led the transformation of the role of ICT in the university. Dr. Al Rawas holds a PhD in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence from the Sussex University, UK, 1997. His research has expended in scope from Software Engineering to cover the role of ICT in Education and Economic Development.