Haidar Fraihat

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Country: Jordan
Email: dg [at] dos.gov.jo
LinkedIn: LinkedInIcon.png   [haidar-fraihat Haidar Fraihat]

Haidar Fraihat is the Director General of the Jordan Department of Statistics. Previously, Dr. Fraihat was the Director General of the Jordan National Information Technology Center.[1] He also served as an advisor to several government ministers.

In the academic track, Dr. Haidar M. Fraihat is an associate professor of Management Information Systems at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia.[2] He also worked as Assistant Professor of MIS at Mutah University in Jordan, in addition to Sohar University in Oman, as well as several American universities. Dr.Fraihat has more than 25 research projects, including 8 published research papers, more than 20 conference papers, 3 authored textbooks, and a number of technical papers and research projects and grants.

He was also a Fellow at the 30th ICANN Los Angeles Meeting.[3]


Dr. Fraihat has a Ph.D. in Management Science/MIS from the Illinois Institute of Technology, with a specialization in MIS (1992), an MBA in MIS from the University of Bridgeport, CT. USA (1987), and a B.A. in Business and Accounting from Yarmouk University, Jordan (1984).