Keynote Speaker, associate professor in Information Systems Engineering
Dr. Eleyan a British citizen of Palestinian origin. He has been selected recently to be a judge in Reimagine Education for the Education Oscar Awards for 2020. He is now an associate professor in Information Systems Engineering and serving as a president assistant of Palestine Technical University Kadoorie. He has an excellent relevant diversity experience in academia and industry. He has a PhD in Information Systems Engineering from Manchester University 2006 and MSc in Business Information Technology from London South Bank University London 2003. He has a PGCE degree in Education from Bolton University. He served five years as an assistant professor at Birzeit University in the Department of Computer Science teaching variety of courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and supervising MSc. Previously, he worked also as lecturer and course team leader in computing at South Essex college affiliated by Essex University, where he taught various modules as, information system, project management, database, web database, and website management, Computer and Business Ethics, Research methods. He has a good expertise as an Information Systems Consultant at BAS Computer Systems a private company since 2003 till 2006. On 2006, He was a visiting lecturer at the University of Manchester, teaching an MSc course of Enterprise System Modelling, collaborating with Prof. Loucopoulos. He was an external reviewer to some international conferences and international journals in information science, information systems and business process modelling, computer science and information security. Supervising many MSc and PhD students in Business, Information Systems and Computer Science. His research interests focus in System dynamics, software quality, Information Systems, Business Process Modelling, Customer service and satisfaction and return on investment, information technology management, IT project management, Quality of Service, Academic quality and performance evaluation, Business and computer ethics, Software testing quality assurance, Usability and e-commerce websites, Web decision systems. He is a member of some societies as British Computer Society (BCS), Institute for Learning (IFL), Systems Dynamics Society (SDS). Dr. Eleyan is a founding member of Experts for Education Initiative in Palestine. Dr. Eleyan has contributed in organizing several international conferences in Jordan, France, UK and Turkey. Dr. Eleyan published more than fifty research papers in renowned journal and conference. He was a managing director of Hans sidle Technological training center for five years and programmer and developer at the Arab Bank for two years.