Zakaria A. Bassiouny is Chairman and Managing Director of eT3.
He graduated from Alexandria University, Faculty of Engineering, Computer Science in 1973. He received his diploma in Planning and Statistics from Cairo University, Faculty of Economics & Political Science in1978.
Mr. Bassiouny’s 30 years expertise in IT Services started with his 4 years military service in the Egyptian Armed Forces’ Computer Center. As a programmer analyst, he developed several large scale integrated systems e.g. pension, military service system … In 1977, he worked with Perkin Elmer Data Systems in Egypt, before joining NCR Middle East Africa Regional Support Center in 1979, where he participated in the largest main frame installations in the region (Banque Misr Egypt, NCB Saudi … ). He also participated in arabization and in development of conversion / migration tools with NCR System Engineering Group , Dayton – Ohio.
He joined NCR Egypt in 1983 as Sales Account Manager, was promoted to District Manager in 1985 then Business Unit Manager (Banking) in 1994. In 1996 he took the responsibility of Business Unit Manager for both Banking and Retail & Hospitality Divisions . He was also responsible for managing Banque Misr, the major account for NCR Egypt .
Mr. Bassiouny is a 12 year consecutive Sales Objective Achiever with NCR. He was awarded Best Computer Architecture Design for NCR worldwide in 1986, Top Performance for ME/A in 1987, Top Sales for ME/A region in 1993 and International “Body Challenge Award” in 1992 and 1993.
He is one of a group who established eT3 in late 1998.