Unisys Names Tarek El-Sadany as Senior Vice President, Technology, and Chief Technology Officer
El-Sadany will lead a global technology delivery organization with deep expertise in designing and developing powerful, secure and reliable products capable of addressing an organization's most pressing IT and business challenges. El-Sadany's organization will deliver future generations of products that meet client requirements while continuing to take advantage of fast-changing technologies and delivery models – from the cloud and mobility to fabric computing and big-data analytics.
El-Sadany will report directly to Peter Altabef, president and CEO of Unisys.
El-Sadany has broad experience in product development and support in the private and public sectors. He served as vice president of Global Product Support Services for Oracle Corporation, leading an organization that provided technical support for Oracle's suite of more than 400 software and technology products, serving 250,000 enterprise clients in 55 countries worldwide.
He was also chief operating officer and chief technology officer at Remedy Informatics, a leading provider of software solutions that apply data analytics to patient registries to facilitate research in life sciences and healthcare. In addition to overseeing corporate operations, he drove all technology and product development for the company.
El-Sadany also held founding and senior leadership positions at Datacme Corporation and TenFold Corporation. Both companies created software platforms for efficient, model-based development of enterprise applications. He began his IT career working on international software projects at IBM.
El-Sadany has also held senior posts in the Egyptian government. He served as chairman and CEO of the Egypt National Post, overseeing an organization responsible for postal-service logistics and private banking, with 65,000 employees and $25 billion in investments. Earlier, he was CEO of the Egyptian government's Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, charged with achieving the country's strategic technology objectives and developing its IT industry. In that role he managed centers focused on advanced technologies, including cloud computing, mobile application development, nanotechnology and technology incubation.
"Tarek's broad experience in product development, services, government and entrepreneurship make him the ideal executive to drive Unisys' technology business forward. In his role as chief technology officer, Tarek will also be critical to our software-led service offerings, which leverage both our proprietary and third-party software solutions," said Peter Altabef. "As both a provider and an evaluator of leading-edge technology, Tarek has gained extraordinary insights into the challenges enterprise clients face and the sophisticated solutions they need to compete in a constantly changing marketplace."
"I am thrilled to join the Unisys team," said Tarek El-Sadany. "Unisys has led the way among technology providers in evolving its core products to deliver contemporary capabilities – from fabric computing to data analytics. I am excited for the chance to work with the company's exceptional engineering team to continue its impressive track record of applied innovation."
Unisys is a global information technology company that solves organizations' most pressing IT and business challenges. With more than 20,000 employees serving clients around the world, our offerings include cloud and infrastructure services, application services, business process outsourcing services, and high-end server technology. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.
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