H.E. Eng. Haytham Al-Ohali
Vice Minister of Communications and Information Technology
Vice Minister of the Ministry of Communications & Information Technology
His Excellency, Haytham AlOhali, was appointed Vice Minister of the Ministry of
Communications & Information Technology (MCIT) in 2018. Prior to his
appointment, the Vice Minister held a number of senior management positions
with Cisco Saudi Arabia, finishing his time with the organisation as Managing
While Managing Director for Cisco Saudi Arabia, His Excellency managed both
public and private sector partnerships, playing an active role in client digital
transformation journeys. In this role, His Excellency assisted clients from across
the Government, Healthcare, Education, and National Security & Defense
sectors. His Excellency was also a long-time member of Cisco Saudi Arabia’s
Prior to joining Cisco in 2006, His Excellency was Deputy GM for the ECDL
foundation in Saudi (2003-2006), where he focused on the education sector
and helped establish an IT literacy program.
His Excellency holds a bachelor’s degree in Electric Engineering from Seattle University.