Mr. George Awad brings in an extensive experience in the field of Information and communication technology, media development at both private and public level sectors. His experience spread over the past 23 years following his graduate studies in Computer Science, applied Mathematics and communication at Sydney university – Australia.
As the Communication and Information Programme Officer at UNESCO Regional office in Beirut, Mr. Awad planned, implemented and evaluated many projects related to ICT in education, online platforms, FOSS, e-learning, media development in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq.
His long practical experience has contributed to his involvement in strategic planning and assessment of national, regional and international projects dealing with various donors. Mr. Awad has also extensive experience in the implementation of projects related to Internet technologies, call centers, prepaid calling cards system, telecommunication and training development in Lebanon as well as Africa. He took the leading role towards the implementation of five Internet service providers in central and west Africa.