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Dr. Wissam Steitie.


A Leading Light in Education

With a dynamic career spanning almost 20 years, Dr. Wissam Steitie stands as a transformative figure in education. As the current CEO of the Manchester Innovation & Technology Academy’s Dubai Branch, he exemplifies visionary leadership, driving educational innovations and progress.

Before this esteemed role, Dr. Steitie carved his niche at the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, where he led as the Director of Marketing, Accessibility & Lifelong Learning. His influence is also felt as the guiding force behind HBMSU’s premier event, “Innovation Arabia”. Fluent in both Arabic and English, his expertise isn’t just limited to leadership; he’s a seasoned professional in strategic marketing and PR, primarily centered around the educational pulse of the Arab World.

On the academic front, Dr. Steitie’s credentials are impeccable. A proud alumnus of Sheffield University, UK, he holds a PhD with a specialization in Digital Behaviour and Digital Citizenship. As a pioneer, he’s diving deep into the evolving realms of blockchain and cybersecurity.

Supplementing these accolades, he holds an MBA from the UK, a postgraduate diploma endorsed as “MCIPR” from the prestigious Chartered Institute of Public Relations, and another in Strategic Management & Leadership from the Chartered Management Institute, UK.

In the grand tapestry of education, Dr. Steitie’s dedication and achievements shine brightly, making him a guiding star for many.