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Zainab Alamin is the VP. Digital Transformation & Sustainability, at Microsoft Arabia. She comes with great experience in management, digital transformation, healthcare, quality, business consultancy, capability building and startups, covering both public and private sectors.
Her role is to drive technology adoption at a national level and remove any barrier through working with the government and decision makers and driving high impact national initiatives. She is also leading the sustainability initiative at Microsoft Arabia.
She is a member of multiple boards and advisory groups with government and private sector like Digital Ambassadors Board with MCIT, Member of the Advisory Group with CITC, part of the Saudi Electronic University’s digital transformation Advisory Board and the Advisory Board of Cloud Solutions Company.
Her most recent roles include senior positions as CIO and General Manager at Monshaat, VP. Of IT at National Medical Care Company and Senior Consultancy roles in King Fahad Specialist Hospital_Dammam. Zainab holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Manitoba, Canada; and MSc in Quality & Safety in Healthcare from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland and an Executive MSc in Administration, from the University of Alabama, USA. She is a lifelong learner and holder of several certificates, the latest is certificate in Circular Economy & Sustainability Strategies from Cambridge University.