Ms. Thuraya Al-Harthi
Senior Specialist - Innovation & Emerging Technology
Ministry of Transport, Communication & Information Technology, Oman
Thuraiya is currently working as a project manager in the Digital Transformation Empowerment Unit in the Ministry of transport and communication and IT. Thuraiya is leading some of the top national projects under digital transformation in Oman; which are the “Oman National Government Unified Platform”, the “National Unified Government Suggestion and Complaints Platform and the “National Oman Open Data Platform”.
She is an expert in emerging technologies, Open data and digital transformation with more than 12 years of professional experiences. She got her master degree in “Business Information Technology” in Scotland.
Currently she is a member of GCC eGovernment Portal Executive Team in the UAE. She was also a board member in Smart city platform and the National Youth Committee in Oman.
Thuraiya has worked also as a mentor and judge in different hackathons and competitions and she is a great motivator for startups. Besides her volunteer efforts in sharing knowledge in Oman and globally, she has participated in different conferences globally as a keynote speaker.