Ali Almeshal

Country: Bahrain
Email: ali.almeshal[at]
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Ali Almeshal is the Director of Strategic Alliance and a Board Member of the Bahrain Internet Society. He has been involved in the group since 2007 and has held a position on the Board since 2010. He has a background in finance and business, and led the IT department of Credimax for 5 years before transferring to its Merchant Department.[1] Within ICANN he is involved in the ALAC; he is also a three-time ICANN Fellow, at ICANN 44 in Prague, ICANN 45 in Toronto, and ICANN 48 in Buenos Aires.[2]

Mr. Almeshal is a speaker on ebusiness and cyber security and international conferences, and has done freelance lecturing for Ernst & Young.[3][4]

In his career in IT and Finance, he has also worked at the Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait. Projects he has led at Credimax include setting up a new joint venture company in Bahrain, Global Payment Services (GPS), which was a third-party processor for card business. He also managed a full migration project from a legacy system to a totally new platform as well as managing and implementing three different e-commerce projects.[4]

He holds a degree in Business Information Systems from the University of Bahrain and an MBA from the New York Institute of Technology.[1]