It is a great opportunity and privilege to be part of an institution that is blazing the trail for high quality research in this region
Fares is managing the IT infrastructure group at QCRI.
Fares came to QCRI from IBM US where he was a lead IT transition and integration architect focused on designing and leading the transition of government and financial institutions from a legacy computing model to a private cloud/virtualized environment. He also worked in IBM Canada for 7 years as an architect of Managed Shared Services within the strategic outsourcing organization.
Prior to his employment with IBM, Fares worked as a senior platform architect with Qatar Foundation for 3 years, leading efforts to virtualize 70% of Qatar Foundation’s shared compute environment.
Fares received his Bachelor’s degree from York University, and is in the process of completing a Master’s in Computer Science from the University of Illinois.
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