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Dr. Wafik Farag
Skyprise SkyPrise Wafik Farag, Ph.D. Dr. Wafik Farag is a visionary business and information strategist. Currently at SkyPrise, Inc., Dr. Farag's consulting capacity integrates multi-discipline technologies for clients to smartly capitalize on the "business of information" converting it into competitive business growth. He has served during his career marquis clients such as Mercedes Benz AG, Pemex, Lockheed Martin, NASA - CIESIN, Swiss, Wisconsin Power & Light, CVS, British American Tobacco (BAT), Cisco, David. H Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI), and Bell South. As a business executive, he provides leadership consulting to Fortune 100, mid-cap, and startup companies, both domestic and international. Dr. Farag is the inventor of a game-changing paradigm: "Dynamic Information" enabling novel business strategy to deliver real world value for companies in flux. His US patent on dynamic information paradigm empowers fortune 500 customers to craft fresh solutions, creating value in areas such as Big data, cyber security, healthcare, mobile computing, energy and water resources, smart cities, oil & gas exploration, financial instruments, machine 2 machine (M2M), Internet of Things (IoT), travel, mobile technology, the digital enterprise, and sustaining change in supply management. Dr. Farag was a co-founder of Justa Inc., an information infrastructure company, gained several clients in the health care and financial industries, later on it was acquired by Wallaware Inc. Dr. Farag was also formerly a Director at Perot Systems where he advised global Fortune 100 companies on strategies for process optimization to improve productivity, during which time PerotSystems (Dell) went public. Prior to PerotSystems, Dr. Farag lead into production, several successful multi-million dollar information integration projects when he joined International Integration Inc (iCube) as a start-up, grew and went public, later acquired by Razorfish Inc,. He also served as an advisor to several venture capital firms, such as Warburg Pincus, conducting investment due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, evaluating technologies and developing winning business models. Similarly, he mentors technology startups as an advisor for IBM Global SmartCamp, MIT enterprise forum (MITEF), and The Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC). He holds a US patent in managing dynamic contextual-information to deliver next generation solutions. Wafik is frequently called upon by government organizations as a domain expert. As part of a leadership circle for a US presidential initiative "Global Innovation in Science and Technology" (GIST) he advises on acceleration and commercialization of start-ups; he also reviews grants for the National Science Foundation (NSF). Dr. Farag received both his MS and PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan.
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Wafik Farag | Wafik Farag | Read his bio. Wafik Farag Services Wafik Farag Wafik Farag, PhD HOFS Consulting, LLC Dr. Wafik Farag is a visionary business and information strategist with novel solutions for increasing a company's value by weathering change. Dr. Farag received both his MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan. As the President and CEO of SkyPrise, Inc., he advises clients on how to smartly capitalize on the business of information, by building nimble business strategies that work over time. A 25-year veteran of business strategies, Dr. Farag was recently appointed Interim Director of the Information Integration and Collaboration Center (IICC) at the David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI). In this role, he advises a consortium of 10+ universities and research institutes in the Life Sciences space. His focus is on increasing the rate of scientific discoveries through the application of cutting-edge information collaboration technology. Dr. Farag was a Co-Founder of Justa, an information infrastructure company, acquired by Wallaware, Inc. He was also formerly a Director at Perot Systems, where he advised global Fortune 100 companies on strategies for process optimization to improve productivity. Prior to Perot systems, Dr. Farag led into production several successful multi-million dollar information integration projects while at International Integration, Inc. (iCube), which was acquired by Razorfish, Inc. During his career, Dr. Farag has served marquis clients such as Fleet Bank, Mercedes Benz AG, Lockheed Martin, NASA - CIESIN, Swissair, Wisconsin Power & Light, CVS, British Tobacco (BAT), and Bell South. He has also served as an advisor to several venture capital firms, including Warburg Pincus, conducting due diligence that involved the evaluation of technologies leading to a sound business model for new investment. Dr. Farag holds a USPTO patent in managing dynamic information. He is part of leadership circle for a US presidential initiative on GIST (Global Innovation in Science and Technology). He sits on various panel review committees for government agencies like the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Dr. Wafik Farag our founder has coined a new paradgim: "Dynamic Information".
His patent changes the way business is conducted by empowering business users to interact with informatin and how to stay ahead while navigating change. We create and implement startegies for our customers to solve problems increasing the bottom line. However, tools are needed to realize strategies making them happen and become felt. We discovered that essential information assets we need such as: data, functions, results, dashboards are a critical compenets for our work. We need data to ask questions, functions to do analysis, widgets and dashboards to visualize and compare results. And to vitally do this iteratively on-the-fly! This is what prompted Dr. Farag to invent Dynamic Information paradgim as a tool to empower businesses do just that.
Wafik Farag - Managing Director at SkyPrise, Inc.
Dr. Farag is a business strategist advising in flux clients on how to smartly capitalizes on the business of information. Dr. Farag served marquis clients such as Mercedes Benz, AG, Pemex, Lockheed Martin, NASA, Swiss, CVS, British American Tobacco, PerotSystems (Dell), and Bell South. Wafik has two successful IPO's, I-Cube and PerotSystems, and exited Just Co. as co-founder through acquisition. He conducted due diligence and mergers & acquisitions to firms like Warburg Pincus returning multiple valuations. He advised startups in various capacities including as a leadership circle member for a US presidential initiative Global Innovation in Science and Technology (GIST), and IBM Global SmartCamp. Dr. Farag's consulting capacity integrates multi-discipline technologies spanning from sustainable energy eco-systems, cyber security, smart grids, pharmaceutical technologies, waste management, supply chain management, financial instruments, oil & gas exploration, crop science, Big Data, and mobile computing, to deliver actionable strategies with business value. He holds a US patent in managing dynamic contextual-information. Dr. Farag received both his MS and PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan and a B.Sc. from Cairo University.
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