Brig. Gen. Jack Bakaev (Retd)

Former IT Specialist
Internal Security Forces (ISF)

Retired brigadier-general of the Internal Security Forces (ISF) of Lebanon, served mostly as an IT specialist in the ISF IT department.
Lebanese Military academy graduate, holding a BS in computer science and an MBA.

Worked on building an anti-cybercrime unit in the ISF and participated in drafting the Lebanese E-transaction draft law.
Currently engaged in Digital Transformation and IT and Management consultancy, focusing on IT governance, information security, cybercrime in the enterprise environment.

Specialized in information security management systems (ISO/IEC 27001), lead cybersecurity manager (ISO/IEC 27032), IT Governance (COBIT 5), project management (PMP) and digital forensics.

Board member of the Internet Society – Lebanon chapter (ISOC Lebanon), chapter secretary


Dr. Elie Nasr

American University Of Science And Technology (aust)

Dr. Hassan Haidar

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Mr. Elias Chedid

Chedid Law Offices in association with Dentons

Marie-Josée Samneh

Head of Compliance, Arab Bank Lebanon s.a.l.

Dr. Omar Kaddouha

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