Prof. Dr. Haddara is a Professor of Information Systems at Kristiania University College, Oslo, Norway, an Adjunct Professor at SP Jain School of Global Management, TIAS School for Business & Society, Utrecht, Netherlands, University of South-Eastern Norway, and the American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt. Formerly, he has been an Associate Prof. at the Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Luleå University of Technology (LTU), Sweden. Haddara works as a visiting scholar at several other institutions including the University of Agder (UiA), Norway. Haddara holds a PhD in Information Systems from UiA.
He has more than 100 publications in the areas of big data, enterprise systems, smart factories, benefits management, and query optimization techniques. Haddara serves as an editorial and review board member for several information systems journals and conferences. He also works closely with the industry and serves as an advisory council member for the Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance in EMEA regions. He also has served as a researcher and consultant for several international institutions, governments, and NGOs including the European Union, Deloitte and the government of Egypt. His projects mainly focus on the areas of ERP systems and Big Data Analytics. The projects include funding from Egyptian, Finnish, German, Norwegian, and Swedish institutions and Governments. Currently, he serves as an external evaluator for technology-related proposals for grants at the Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
I also have some other hobbies. I am a watch enthusiast, and several articles about some watches in my collection have been published in Egyptian and Norwegian news.
I serve as a Brand Ambassador for the beautiful Watch Microbrand Castle and Gazelle. Castle & Gazelle is the only Brand that focuses on Andalucian, Arabic, and Islamic Art.
I also have had TV appearances regarding my watch collection. You can see me in the news via this link.
I am currently also producing music for an Underground Metal Band in Egypt called Khayal. You can view their work here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4IW2w08Y3beNIvwbi9bgnw