Having worked for many years to Arabize the Microsoft Operating Systems, I was very excited to join QCRI in its efforts to provide the Arabic speaking world with enriched Arabic content.
Majd Abbar is the Director of Business Development and Commercialization at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) and is focused on bringing our advanced research to the market. Previously at QCRI, he filled the role of Director of Arabic Content Initiatives to enrich the current state of the Arabic Online content and the experience of Arabic Internet users everywhere.
Prior to that, he spent 20 years at Microsoft Corporation where he established the Arabic Windows team and was responsible for the release of multiple international versions of Microsoft Windows as well as the strategic language planning road-map for the Microsoft Desktop programs.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, and an MBA in Management Information Systems and Advanced Project Management from Stanford University.
In the Media
Map apps may have changed our world, but they still haven’t mapped all of it yet. Specifically, mapping roads can be difficult and tedious: even after taking aerial images, companies still have to ...
Perhaps you bought some illegal narcotics on the Silk Road half a decade ago, back when that digital black market for every contraband imaginable was still online and bustling. You might already ...
Each year, Qatar Computing Research Institute organizes a summer internship program for undergraduate students studying computer science, computer engineering and other disciplines. The internship is unpaid, and QCRI does not provide any visa support.
Artificial Intelligence for Oncology: Learning to Cure Cancer from Images and Text A talk by Professor Regina Barzilay, MIT CSAIL Winner of 2017 MacArthur ‘genius grant’ At Education City Student ...
Initiative plans to ramp up development of artificial intelligence technologies to position Qatar as a global leader in AI.