Tarek has been serving as our Research Director since January 2010. He is currently leading a research team responsible for adding IP and innovation to the company’s main offerings.

With a career of over 25 years, Dr. Tarek has led the conceptualization, design, and development of a number of groundbreaking products for leading organizations around the world, including NEC, ERG, Adept Electronic Solutions, PACC, and ITWorx. He has led the development of NetCelera, a WAN capacity expansion appliance, that was eventually sold to Silicon Valley-based “Swanlabs”, later acquired by F5 Networks.

Dr. Tarek received his Ph.D. from the University of Western Australia in Parallel Computations for a Class of Time Critical Processes and received his M.Sc. in an Expert System for Solving Multi-Objective Mechanical Design Problems and a B.Sc. in Electronic and Communications Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt. He was awarded the Australian Postgraduate Research Award (APRA) Scholarship. Dr. Tarek has several publications in highly reputable international scientific journals and conferences.