Yahya Al-Salqan
Yahya Al-Salqan
Dr. Yahya Al-Salqan is the chairman of the board of the Palestine IT Association of Companies (PITA), chairman of Palestine ICT Incubator (PICTI.StartUps), and CEO and co-founder of i-Jaffa.Net, a leading software development company. Dr. Al-Salqan is an Internet security expert with 9 internationally (USA, EU) registered patents. Before starting Jaffa.Net Software, he worked as senior engineer at Sun Microsystems in the Silicon Valley, USA. He chaired 6 IEEE international conferences in the United States (at MIT and Stanford), Korea, and Tunisia, and has published more than 50 refereed articles. He was an invited speaker in many international conferences (RSA, JavaOne, IEEE COMPSAC). He has a BSc in electrical engineering from Birzeit University, an MSc from American University, Washington, DC, and a PhD. in EECS from the University of Illinois, USA. In his free time, he enjoys painting and modern art.