Sherif H. Kamel

Dean, School of Business, The American University in Cairo

Sherif KamelKamel is a professor of management and dean of the School of Business at The American University in Cairo. Before joining the university in 2001, he was the director of the Regional Information Technology Institute and managed the training department of the Cabinet of Egypt Information and Decision Support Center.

He is a trustee and an international board member of the Association of MBAs and the Business Graduate Association. He co-chairs the board of stewards of the African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative and is a founding member of the Internet Society of Egypt. He served as the 18th president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt. His research and teaching interests include digital transformation, IT transfer to emerging economies, decision support systems, and entrepreneurship. He is the author of the NileView article series.

He was awarded The American University in Cairo Distinguished Alumni Faculty Service Award (2014), the President’s Catalyst of Change Award for Citizenship and Service (2013), and the School of Business Excellence in Research Award (2005). He is an Eisenhower Fellow and holds a PhD in information systems from the London School of Economics.


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