Mr Mohammad Abbass

Mohammad Abbass
NameMohammad Abbass
OrganisationAmerican University of Beirut
Job titleNetwork and Data Communication Director
Bio• 14 years + experience in Information Technology
• Held several Managerial and Senior Technical positions in Telecom, Service provider, Healthcare and Higher Education (current).
• Currently chairing the NREN committee at the American university of Beirut
• Implementation of NREN services in Lebanon including but not limited to:
o Eduroam : Introduced the service in Lebanon and oversaw its implementation and hosted its federation level service
o Federation Services: Leading the initiative to introduce Federation services in Lebanon
o NRNEUM: Hosting the Lebanon DNS servers at AUB  
• Supporting RIPE initiatives in the MENA region including but not limited to:
o IPV6 training for the Levant area hosted at AUB
o Internet awareness day provided to AUB Students
• Participate in the RIPE Atlas project: hosting probes and anchors and piloting wifi probes and acting as the RIPE Atlas ambassador
• Leading multimillion telecom and Networking Projects such as the implementation of an MPLS network at AUB, VSAT network for mobile back hole in Equatorial Guinee, Tanzania, Central Africa etc.
•  Interfacing and coordinating with multiple NRENs such as GEANT, Internet 2 and assisting in rolling out some of their services in Lebanon.