Dr. Mohammed Khursheed Akhtar has more than 30 years’ experience in the field
of Teaching, Research, Consulting and IT Business Development. He has 2 PhDs,
one from Atlantic International University, Hawaii, USA in 2004-2007 in GIS
and another from Singhania University Rajasthan, India in 2011-2013 in ERP.
He has Master Degree in Applied Mathematics with Honors. He started his
teaching career after getting Diploma in Computer Software and Techniques
(D.C.S.T,) from Mumbai University in 1988. He has diploma in Islamic Finance
and Insurance. He attended several seminars and speaker of more than 10
Dr. Akhtar is currently working as an Vision Strategist/Senior Advisor at
Research and Studies Unit of Strategic Center to Kingdom Vision Realization of
King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
He worked as a Data Scientist at KAU Web Observatory for Web Studies from
2017 to 2019, as a Research Fellow at Strategic Department of KAU from 2013
to 2107, as a Deputy Project Manager at KAU-ERP Implementation Project from
2011 to 2012, as a Faculty Member from 2008 to 2011 at Faculty of Commuting
and Information Technology and as a GIS Head at Projects and Proposal
Department from 2005 to 2008 in King Abdulaziz University.
His research interests are in application of Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial
Intelligence, Statistical Modelling., ERP (SAP) Architecture and Computer
Component-Based Development (CBD). Software Development Methodologies,
Risk Management. Geographical Information systems (GIS), Relational
Database Development & Project Management.
Author of 5 books (under publication), more than 25 published articles and co-
author of more than 20 articles and conference publications.