Management Team

Ayman Al Bayaa, Chief Executive Officer

With over 25 years of IT experience throughout the Middle East, Ayman Al Bayaa has taken over as the CEO of STME in March 2012.

Mr. Al Bayaa’s experience include building cooperative relationships with many gigantic IT firms from all over the globe, not least companies such as Microsoft, Symantec, Hitachi, NetApp, IBM and Open Text, which products have been used to deploy many successful mega IT projects throughout the Middle East, for both private and public sectors.

Prior to STME Mr. Al Bayaa was the General Manager of the Saudi system integrator “Alfanar IT” for 11 years. He was one of the few people whom introduced the Internet the Middle East in the early 90’s and established the first Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the city of Alexandria , Egypt.

Mr. Ayman has published many papers and articles considering the region IT demands and has always been at the front end of IT developments in the region.

Akmal Elrayes, Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Akmal brings over 25 years of financial management experience to STME. His career includes over 20 years in FMCG, Contracting & Services environments. In his current role Akmal directs all financial aspects of the business including accounting practices, working capital management, budgeting, financial planning, financial analysis, and monitoring of financial performance.

Prior to joining STME, Akmal held various challenging positions as Assistant Finance Manager for Henkel KGaA – in Cairo, Egypt, Finance Manager for A.P.Moller Maersk -Egypt and Chief Financial Officer for Asec Automation – electrical & automation contractor in Cairo, Egypt.

Akmal holds a BCom degree and a Diploma Degree in Economics & Finance from University of Ain Shams.

Ahmed Hassan, Director of Support and Professional Services

Ahmed has re-joined STME in September 2013, back from a 7 years journey with NetApp.Ahmed Hassan - SSD

Ahmed brings over 23 years of comprehensive Technical and Service management experience. He is well known in the industry with extensive expertise in Data Management solutions.

One of his major strengths is building a solid technical team that deliver value, quality and act as a trusted adviser for customers. Throughout his career he developed a leadership style that was proven to be highly effective, extracting the best out of multinational geographically distributed teams.

Mohannad Amr, Project Management Officer

Mohannad started his career in 1994 and joined STME in 2002 as a Software Analyst. He evolved in his career to IT Manager, and eventually to Project Management Officer, looking passionately after a portfolio of hundreds of active projects and leading a team of highly skilled Project Managers.

Mr. Amr holds a BSc – Jordan, an MBA in IT management from the University of Leicester – England, and is pursuing his PhD from Edinburgh Business School – Scotland, researching different aspects of knowledge economy. In addition to several professional certificates, Mohannad has close exposure to most of project management methodologies. Indisputably, his professional achievements wouldn’t be possible without this academic work.

In him, one of those flaws had proven to be a chronic restlessness, an inability to appreciate, no matter how well things were going. That what ignites his life-long search for perfection.