P.O. Box 3660, Riyadh 11481, Mail Code 1515 (KAIMRC)
+966 (11) 429-4444
+966 (11) 429-4440

Advanced Computing and Technologies

Mr. Khalid Al Zahrani
  • Mr. Khalid Al Zahrani

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Advanced Computing and Technologies department aims to provide and maintain the applications and services running academic, research, administrative business processes, engineering consultations – including solutions and deep technical training for researchers on new engineering or technical techniques when needed for specific research. It also covers the initial technical evaluation processes and selection for equipment, as well as maintaining the advanced KAIMRC technologies.

ACT is consistent with the requirements related to ISO9000 and to government regulatory requirements and it will boost IT efficiency, cut costs, and improve IT project delivery in terms of time and budget.

Advanced Computing and Technologies is comprised of five sections: Technical Support, User Support , Health Technology Management, Strategy and Governance and Application Development.


King Saud University (1989-1993)

Bachelor Degree in Computer Science


Director of Advanced Computing Technologies (Dec 2015 – Present)

Director Corporate Datacenter-Information & Informatics Division (June 2011 – November 2015)

Manger Technical Support- Information Services & Informatics Division (April 2007 – May 2011)

Systems & Database Team Leader-Information Services & Informatics Division (Dec 2006 – Mar2007)

Senior System Administrator- Information Services& Informatics Division (Mar 1999 – Nov 2006)

Snr.Programmer analyst- Information Services & Informatics Division (May 1997 – Feb 1999)

Programmer analyst -Information Services & Informatics Division(Apr 1993 – Apr 1997)

Skills & Interests

Excellent in Arabic and very good in English.

IT strategic plan with alignment to organization strategic plan

Professional and very good leadership

Hard working and team work

Excellent in communication

Self learner

  • User and Technical Support Services.
  • High Performance Computing (HPC) Services.
  • Strategy and Governance Services.
  • Applications Development Services.
  • Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) Services.