Digital Ministerial


Dr. Amr S. Talaat


Minister of Communications and Information Technology


With over 30 years of solid experience in the IT and telecom industry, implementing working strategies for the provision of innovative digital technologies, Mr. Talaat was tasked with a chief mission to lead Egypt’s Digital Transformation Initiative, 2020. Mr. Talaat is confident of what immersive technologies can offer to serve as a strong arm to empower vital sectors of the economy and realize the Sustainable Development Strategy: Egypt Vision 2030. Mr. Talaat’s endeavor aims to oversee the implementation of several strategic projects, that include developing and securing the country’s IT & telecom infrastructure, creating a generation of professionals specialized in advanced digital technologies, spurring innovation and improving government performance and quality of services offered to the citizen-as a main objective of the government’s digital transformation mega program. A strong believer in the power of youth as active participants in the socio-economic development of the nation, Mr. Talaat led a number of digitally based empowerment initiatives to engage professionals to support such belief. Throughout his career, Mr. Talaat succeeded in materializing exceptional investments, merges and acquisitions to attract and nurture Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the country and create the value-add. Under his leadership, before joining the Government of Egypt, Mr. Talaat spearheaded IBM Egypt’s expansion plans.