Dr. Saeed is an academician and ICT and Innovation specialist. He has advised and consulted
several government organizations in areas including IT systems development, smart
government & smart cities, innovation management, and cybersecurity. He was appointed in
2004 as a Director General of the newly formed Emirates Identity Authority. He established and
led the authority for two years.
He has led and participated in local and international assessment teams of several programs
and awards including the GCC e-government award, and the UAE Drones and AI & Robotics for
He was a member of the international advisory committee of the UAE space agency.
Also, he is on technology advisory panels of several universities in UAE. He enjoys speaking
about the new disruptive technologies and their impact on business and society, and on
government service delivery.