Dr. Abdulaziz Jazzar
CEO, Malaz Group
Abdulaziz Jazzar is a Managing and an Executive partner and co-founder of Malaz Group. He is also the Chairman of The CompuMe company (one of the largest retail Computer stores in the Arab World). From 2002 to 2004, he was the Managing Director of Saudi Research and Publishing Co (SRPC), the largest publishing house in the Middle East. From 1993 to 2002 he was the President/CEO of International Systems Engineering Ltd (ISE) a company formed in partnership with The Boeing Company to develop and maintain strategic software.
His Public assignments include Board Membership of the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce & Industry (2000 -2004), Saudi Advanced Industries Co. (a publicly traded investment company), and the Centennial Fund (a Saudi version of Prince of Wales Trust). He is also the chairman of the organizing committee for Riyadh Economic Forum, and of Riyadh Chamber’s Communication and IT committee.
Abdulaziz serves as a member on the Board of Directors of 2Connect (a wireless broad band start up in Bahrain), of CIT (an IT services company headquartered in Cairo with offices in Canada, and USA), and of EJADA (an integration company with offices in Saudi, Jordan, Cairo, and Dubai).
In 1993 he retired from the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) as a full Colonel.
He graduated from Essex University in England with a Bachelors Degree in Computer & Communications Engineering. He received his Masters Degree in System Engineering from KFUPM University in Dhahran. In 1988 he received his Doctorate Degree in Computer Science from USC in California.