Alaa Adel
Global Meets Local 2021

Alaa Adel

Rank: 48

Company: Cerner

Designation: Vice President & Managing Director - Middle East and Africa

Sector: Technology

Nationality: American-Jordanian

Global headquarters: U.S.

MENA headquarters: U.A.E.

Adel joined Cerner in 2009. Today he leads Cerner’s offices in the Middle East that has around 350 people. He spearheaded the addition of Cerner’s first Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society client outside of the U.S. In 2020, Cerner provided on-ground support to 80% of the field hospitals in the U.A.E. to fight COVID-19, according to Adel. Last year, Cerner was selected by American Hospital Dubai as to provide a health information system across their hospital and clinics in UAE.