Professor Firas M. Alkhaldi holds a Ph.D. in Business Information Systems from the University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom in 2003 majoring in Knowledge Management and Business Analytics. He obtains his MA in Applied Economics from Western Michigan University, a post-graduate Studies in Business Economy from the University of Utah, and a BS in economics from Yarmouk University.
Before joining the faculty of Computer and Information Technology (CCIT) at AUE, Prof. Alkhaldi held various academic management positions as Dean of Scientific Research and Graduate Studies at AABFS, Chair of IS/MIS Department at AABMFS and UOP. He has taught various subjects at the graduate level (Ph.D. and MS) and undergraduate levels in knowledge management, business intelligence, business analytics, system analysis and design, and various subjects on Decision Science and advance multivariate statistical analysis in the college of Information Systems and Technology, as well as in the College of Business at several international academic institutions.
As a professional business consultant. He Held positions of a CEO, a chief Knowledge Officer, and IT/Business Consultant and a Business Unit Director in various business entities across the Middle East. He is affiliated with many international professional societies on Knowledge Management and electronic business. Professor Alkhaldi had a leadership role in the creating, design, and implementation of much professional training as well as many graduate and undergraduate academic programs. He published over thirty scientific and academic research publications and his research appears in ISI, Scopus, and Clarivate Analytics indexed international Journals and conferences, Professor Alkhaldi supervised over 20 PhDs and MS theses on KM and IS Topics.