Acting Executive Director of Technology and Transport Systems - Integrated Transport Center
Mr. Mohammed Karmestji has been the Acting Executive Director of the Intelligent Transportation Systems Sector at the Integrated Transportation Center since March 2020, where he oversees the digital transformation agenda for transportation and the application of the smart transportation system to improve traffic and transportation services, provide traffic safety and reduce traffic congestion in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Mr. Mohamed has also supervised the Strategic Planning Office since joining the Integrated Transport Center in July 2019. He contributed to the establishment of several basic operations related to planning, project follow-up, performance management, innovation and partner management.
Mr. Mohammed has a long experience in the field of information technology management and digital transformation in the Abu Dhabi government for more than 16 years, where he started his career in supporting digital transformation in the energy sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and from there he joined as a project manager in the General Secretariat of the Executive Council, where he contributed to the establishment of the Abu Dhabi Government Program in 2006, and the establishment of the Abu Dhabi Center for Electronic Systems and Information in 2009, where he was included in several leadership positions, the last of which was Director of the Systems Design and Development Department. Where he oversaw several vital programs and projects at the government level, including: developing the e-government strategy, establishing the Abu Dhabi Information Security Program, developing information technology standards and designs for the Abu Dhabi government, developing government data policy and standards, and supervising the operations of the Abu Dhabi electronic network. Mr. Mohamed also has expertise in business continuity, institutional development, quality management and operations.
Mr. Karmestji holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science with distinction from California State University - San Diego in the United States of America, and an Executive MBA from Zayed University.