Mohamed Abuagla is the CIO/CTO and Executive Director for Technology & Operations for Aljazeera Media Network. He oversees Aljazeera’s largest division with responsibilities including IT, Broadcast Engineering & Operations, Information Security and Digital Products development. Mr. Abuagla guides the technology & operational strategies and support services for the network globally; covering 10 channels and over 70 locations worldwide.
Mr. Abuagla is leading a team of more than 1200 members that provides a complete end-to-end lifecycle of integrated services across various domains. Spanning the gamut from Field Newsgathering Operations, MCR, Ingesting, Editing, Studio Operations, Transmission, Teleport, Maintenance, IT, Digital Platforms, InfoSec to Broadcast IT. Mr. Abuagla’s focus is on the complete transformation of Aljazeera to truly run as a world class organization with emphasis on cloud based technologies, efficiency, global support models, effective process and developing the best talent pool.
Prior to joining Aljazeera, Mr. Abuagla had 20 years of global technical consultancy and executive management experience serving both public and private organizations.