Aziz Hilali is a Professor at the Moroccan Telecommunications Graduate Institution (INPT).
He graduated from the University of Grenoble, where he earned a PhD in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science in 1987. Following his graduation, he has published a large number of scientific papers and given a substantial number of oral presentations at international meetings.
Aziz Hilali participated in the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) and the different Internet Governance Forum (IGF) meetings as member of Multistakeholder Advisory Committee (MAG) chaired by the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General for Internet governance during the period 2009-2013.
He is currently a member of the ICANN 2019 NomCom. He has also served in ICANN as Chair of de The African Regional At-Large Organization (AFRALO) during the period 2012-2016.
Dr Hilali is also President of the Mediterranean Federation of Internet Associations, and Vice Chair and Founding Member of the ISOC Morocco and the Moroccan IPv6 Task Force.
Dr Hilali has participated actively in the organization and animation of a large number of seminars and workshops for the benefit of a large array and categories of people interested in Internet. During these last years, Aziz Hilali has been the initiator and the organizer of many activities among which:
- Scientific events in the area of Information Technologies,
- Participation to annual ICANN (Internet Cooperation for Assigned Names and Numbers) meetings, (www.icann.org) since 2003,
- Lecturer of Internet governance at universities and high schools in Morocco and Mediterranean countries,
- Organization of ICANN 55 and ICANN 65 meeting in Marrakesh in March 2016 and in June 2019.
Mr. Abdelaziz Hilali is married with three children.