As the Chief Executive Officer of CNTXT, Abdullah Jarwan aims to establish a national champion in the field of Cloud and Digital Transformation, providing a full range of cloud and digital products and services to customers in Saudi Arabia and MENA region.
Prior to this, Jarwan spent two decades with Saudi Aramco leading different organizations and teams. In February 2020, as Transaction Manager, he led the negotiations with Cognite and Google Cloud to establish CNTXT.
In August 2016, Jarwan assumed the position of Administrator of Systems Support Division, and was responsible of establishing and managing Saudi Aramco's private cloud and IT infrastructure. While in this role, he developed employees' communication and awards programs to increase employee engagement and communication transparency. These programs were adopted and deployed by different organizations within the company. In October 2011, Jarwan was appointed to lead the Identity and Access Management organization. In August 2012, he led the application recovery task-force during the cybersecurity incident.
Over the course of his career at Saudi Aramco, Jarwan has demonstrated versatile leadership in roles spanning Cybersecurity, IT infrastructure, Cloud and Applications Development domains.
Jarwan joined Saudi Aramco in 2002 after earning his bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.