Ghinwa Jalloul

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Personal information

Chairperson & CEO, former MP

Contact information (private)

Personal email address:

Contact information (work)

*.Technology sarl
961 1 344774 & 961 1 344775
Mobile phone: 
961 3 215448
Work email address:


Doctorate degree, Information Technology (Computer Science), 1994, University of Technology, Australia.
Master's degree, Mathematics, 1986, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
Bachelor degree, Mathematics (with distinction), 1983, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Information Technology (IT) (E-gov, E learning, etc.)
IT Law
Parliamentary Procedure
Online Training and Education
Illiteracy Eradication

Work history

Chairperson & Chief Executive Officer, 2009 - present, *.Technology sarl (IT Consultancy & Solution Provider).

Expert, 2009 - present, International Telecommunication Union.

Member of Parliament, 2000 - 2009, Lebanese Parliament.

Chair, 2002 - 2009, Information Technology Parliamentary Committee, Lebanese Parliament.

Correspondent for Middle East and North Africa Region and Expert, 2007- present, United Nations Institute for Training.

Professor of Computer Science, 1994 - 2000, American University of Beirut.

Consultant, 1994 - 2000, ARABI BOARD, Arab Airline Carrier Organization.

Honorary office and memberships

Chair of Scientific Committee, First Regional Forum on Legal and Legislative Structure of Electronic Transactions in the Arab Countries, 2008

Vice President of Arab Working Women Committee of the Arab Labor Organization, 2000 - 2002.

Senate Member, American University of Beirut, 1998 - 1999.


Publications highlights: 

Jalloul, G. (2004). UML by example. Cambridge, U.K. : Cambridge University Press.

Major achievements: 

Leader of IKRAA project for illiteracy Eradication (with Gender Focus) in cooperation with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 2008 - 2009.

Drafting the Lebanese Information Technology Law and securing its approval by specialized Lebanese parliamentary committees, 2006.

More than 30 scientific publications in international journals (including ACM and JOOP) and attending conferences, 1994-2009.

Awards and Distinctions

UNESCO Creativity Award for IKRAA project for Illiteracy Eradication, 2009.

Distinguished Arab Woman Award for distinguished performance as a public figure, 2007

Australian Post Graduate Award (Computer Science), 1991.