MIT Sloan Executive Education
Certificate Holder Profile
Mohammad S. Khorsheed
Director, Technology Development Center
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology
Mohammad leads the effort at KACST for facilitating the acquisition and adaptation of existing technologies that show promise of successful commercialization in Saudi markets. He assists in the creation of technology parks and incubators and helps to develop networks among major parties involved in the development of technology (R&D centers, universities, technology importers, investors, and others.) In addition, he is involved in technology development projects in industry, technology transfer operations throughout the innovation process, and setting standards and specifications and negotiating methods for technology transfer.
Mohammad's research activities include text processing (including computational linguistics, statistical language modeling, information retrieval and text mining, language resources), Arabic document processing, and optical character recognition.
“The MIT Sloan Executive programs are informative, practical, and extremely relevant to my main focus of technology commercialization. The innovative content of the programs is helping me to develop my organization as a pace-setter on a national level. The opportunity to network with professionals from various disciplines is yet another competitive advantage that these programs have.”