Abid Butt

CIO
Arab Open University, Kuwait

A Senior Operation & Management Professional, with MBA qualification, having over 25 years of rich and extensive experience, including over 8 years of International (USA, Kuwait) tenure.  Currently Managing and transforming Technology units of multiple sectors including Telecom, Finance, Academic, Pharma, and FMCG, currently working as Chief Information Officer - CIO for Arab Open University in Kuwait.

During my tenure took Strategic initiatives in developing Road maps, Implementing Simplification, and produce Operating excellence. The Digital and Social strategy had brought synergies and innovation in unifying the diverse regional cultures. Organized and guided Cross Cultural teams across the Gulf region in implementing Change Management process.