As the managing director of Cerner Middle East and Africa, Alaa Adel “AJ’ focuses on client satisfaction and organizational growth in the region. He values clients and their partnership with Cerner, and he supports them in improving and providing the best healthcare to their communities.
Previously, as the senior director and general manager of Saudi Arabia and Africa, AJ led a team of client accountable executives who worked closely with our global clients. He made an impact on clients and Cerner by leading his team to be trusted partners in helping our partner organizations achieve their goals and objectives.
AJ joined Cerner in 2009. He has held various roles within the company, such as sales executive and client results executive. He also spent five years in the CommunityWorksSM organization, where he made a significant impact on the organization’s growth and success. Before joining Cerner, he held different roles in health care sales at GE and Fuji Medical.
During his time at Cerner, AJ has contributed to the addition of new client footprints while managing existing strategic clients. Through hard work and strong commitment, he successfully spearheaded the addition of Cerner’s first Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Stage 7 client outside of the United States and continues to lead with the same effort, with many other fronts to advance our clients and Cerner’s name in the global arena.
AJ is a graduate of Princess Sumaya University for Technology, has a Bachelor of Science in bio-medical engineering, and is now finishing his Master of Business Administration degree at Park University. He has also received various client recognitions and multiple sales awards. AJ volunteers with service agencies and supports children’s organizations abroad.