July 17th Meeting – Farouk Al-Nasser, Ph.D.

Farouk Al-Nasser, Ph.D.


Farouk Al-Nasser was born in Iraq. He is a graduate of Baghdad University, University of Colorado and University of Denver with a B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering, respectively. During his 42 years career in the high tech industry, Dr. Al Nasser held technical, operational and senior executive management positions at Fortune 500, mid-size and start-up companies in California and Colorado. He is the founder of two data storage companies in San Diego County.

He came out of retirement in 2003 to join a Fortune 500 San Diego-based Corporation as an Executive Director of the Iraqi Operations.

Between August of 2003 and Sept 2004, he spent seven months in Iraq and two months in Jordan and Lebanon managing corporate activities in Iraq & Jordan. Farouk again retired in 2006.

Farouk is a past President of the World Affairs Council of San Diego, current member of its board, and a member of the Continuing Education Center at Rancho Bernardo academic committee.

6 p.m. –  dining and socializing
7 p.m. –  meeting with speaker and Q&A, followed by a short informal sharing of thoughts and business.
Location:  Coco’s Family Restaurant, 1025 Fletcher Parkway, El Cajon, CA 92020