Director, Zahid Group
Barig Siraj recently joined as Director of Information Technology atZahid Group. With twenty-five years of experience in the Information Technology and Investment industries, he is an accomplished business executive with a keen eye for innovation and business growth. After receiving his Masters of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mr. Siraj began his career in the Aviation sector working for Saudia Airlines. Throughout the years, Mr. Siraj has held many pivotal roles with various organizations, including Vice President of Information Technology for the Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation, and CEO of a Venture Capital investment companyICT Ventures. He has co-founded several companies, and was an early investor in Arabia.com.
As a strategist and consultant, Mr. Siraj has a natural intuition for business development and an ability to integrate innovative technologies into practical enterprise solutions. Mr. Siraj serves as a member of the advisory board for AlAghar Saudi NGO Think Tank, as well as i2Institute, founded by Shura councilwoman and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, Dr. Hayat Sindi in addition to several other roles in the Saudi community.