Our Respective Teams

Consultant Team

Dr. Shada Assalamah
Member of CIAG Board, co-founder
Dr. Shada Alsalamah is an Assistant Professor at King Saud University . She is currently a Visiting Scholar at MIT Media Lab Research Group. She works on a number of projects that aim to apply Blockchain in the health sector. In 2015, she received a PhD degree in Healthcare Information Systems’ Security and Privacy, and an MSc degree in 2010 in Strategic Information Systems with Information Assurance from the School of Computer Science & Informatics at Cardiff University, UK. Dr. Alsalamah is a member of the editorial review board of a number of international journals. She has also been a keynote speaker at a number of events. She was also a panelist at a number of events.
LinkedIn
Dr. Jalal Alowibdi
Member of CIAG Board, co-founder
Dr. Jalal is faculty member in the department of computer since at the university of Jeddah. Alowibdi completed his PhD. in computer since at university of lllinois in Chicago. His research interested in Artificial Intelligence. Currently Alowibdi is a CIO at university of Jeddah. In addition, He is a Directory of Web Services and Elearning center as well as the Deputy Director of Web Observatory research center at King Abdulaziz University.
LinkedIn
Ms. Shorouq Al-Ansari
Member of CIAG Board, co-founder
Lecturer in Cyber Security at Umm Al-Qura University (Computer Science Dept.) and a PhD Candidate at the University of Southampton, UK. My main research interest are: Identity and Access management systems, Blockchain technology and trusted computation.
Research Gate

Executive Team

Dr. Fatimah Alakeel
CEO and Member of CIAG Board
Fatimah is an Assistant Professor at King Saud University teaching and holding several administration roles. She is also the founder and CEO of CIAG. In 2017, Fatimah completed her doctoral degree in Computer Science at the University of Southampton, UK. She also holds an MSc in Computer Science from DePaul university, USA. Fatimah’s research interests fall into the intersection between software engineering and information security. In the domain of training and public peaking, Fatimah conducted several training courses at KSU and PNU and was invited as panelist and speaker to number of events.
LinkedIn
Ms.Yara Alsiyat
Member of CIAG Board, co-founder
Researcher at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology in the field of information security and a trainer at the Center for Excellence in Information Security, King Saud University.
LinkedIn
Dr. Areeb Alowisheq
Member of CIAG Board, co-founder
Dr. Areeb is a CS Assistant Professor at Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud University, I received my PhD from the University of Southampton, by conducting research on Semantic Web Services expression and matching. My research interests lie in Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning.
LinkedIn
Ms. Arwa Alhamad
Member of CIAG Board
Arwa Alhamad has over 8 years’ experience in the field of Information Security and worked in several global and local organizations such as Accenture, SADAD, RMH, Tadawul and is currently working at GEA responsible for its security. She received her master’s degree in Security in Computing from RMIT in Australia where she also worked as a faculty member teaching security courses. She holds several international professional certificates such as CISSP,CISM,GPEN,ISO27001&20000 LA,PMP and Executive Certification in Strategy and Innovation from MIT.
LinkedIn
Mr. Saad Alhowaymel
Member of CIAG Board
Director of Information Security at the King Abdullah Center for Petroleum Studies and Research
LinkedIn