VP,Jeddah City Council
Dr. Adnan Albar was appointed as the first chairman of the Information Systems (IS) Department at King Abdulaziz University, where he led the team that prepared the IS undergraduate curriculum. He was then appointed as the Vice Dean of Student Affairs for Development for two years. Dr. Albar supervised the team that implemented the university's SAP ERP project for three years. He also led the IS department's scholarship committee for two years, and was a member of the department's graduate committee for three years. He has attended training programs both inside the university and overseas. He teaches an enterprise architecture course at undergraduate level and a Master's program enterprise modelling course. He is the founder and CEO of IT Expert House, where he leads a team of consultants that provides consultancy services for private sector organizations. Dr. Albar is a senior member of IEEE and a member of the IEEE Western Saudi Arabia Section Executive Committee. He is also a member of ACM and ISACA. His main research is in enterprise information systems, enterprise mobility, enterprise architecture, business process management, and technology adoption at the organizational level.