Anas Tawileh

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First name

Anas

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Tawileh

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Anas Tawileh

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Syria

Author Profile

Anas Tawileh is a researcher and consultant for Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D). Anas worked on many projects to bring technology to developing countries and has designed, developed and delivered several training and capacity building programs and workshops. He is currently working as VP Engineering for Meedan.net and a consultant for the International Development Research Centre’s ICT4D project in the Middle East.

A firm believer in Free and Open Source Software (F/OSS), he established the GNU/Linux Syria User Group in Damascus in 2002 and started the Arab Commons Initiative as an attempt to advance the Creative Commons cause in the Arab World. Anas holds a PhD and MSc from the School of Computer Science at Cardiff University, and has authored several books including: Open Source – Unlimited Opportunities and Wireless Networking in the Developing World – Arabic Edition.