Mr. Hanny Alshazly

As Vice President for the Middle East and Africa at Ellucian, Hanny Alshazly works to improve the quality of education globally & meet the dynamic needs of the universal learner by empowering executives to build unified digital campuses.

With customer success as his mission, Hanny is dedicated to ensuring that each one of Ellucian’s customers’ goals & vision are met in the long term. Having been a part of the online education field since its early days, Hanny possesses pragmatic insights into the online education industry, which encompass both corporate and academic perspectives.

His extensive experience allows him to serve on several educational boards including the Saudi Electronic University for Digital Transformation, American University in Dubai’s School of Engineering, Al Ghurair University, College of Business External Advisory Boards, and Gulf Education Advisory Board. Being a regular speaker at multiple conferences worldwide, Hanny is also well known for his interactive keynote presentations on education and educational technologies.

Over the course of his career, Hanny’s contributions and his dedication to his field have garnered him several awards and recognitions, the most recent being the Distinguished Alumni Award from Athabasca University in Canada, where he received his Master of Education and Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Distance Education and Technology. During the ceremony, Hanny was also honored to have been added to the Nova Scotia Legislature for his career achievements. Hanny also holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science with a focus on Business Administration from Dalhousie University in Canada.

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