ahmed yehia

PARTNER -DIGITAL & DATA - Strategic Gears

Middle East


Ahmed holds 17+ years of hands-on professional experience, with a proven track record in strategic planning, digital transformation, data and performance management in government and corporate settings. Ahmed has led large business strategy as well as digital transformation projects at the semi-government and government sectors within Vision 2030 in collaboration with tier one consulting firms. Ahmed has also designed and developed several digital products strategies for semi-governmental entities. He earned his wide experience in business, digital, and data to be able to add value to an entity and the decision makers by linking business with technology to maximize the value of technology utilization. Ahmed can see with the eyes of decision-makers to achieve technology objectives with the least development hurdles possible since he designs and develops digital solutions with specialized technical team. Ahmed holds an MBA in Strategic Planning from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University in the UK. He also attended the CFA program. He is also certified six sigma black belt. In addition to several bootcamps in programming, data science, UX/UI design, systems thinking, and software development, Ahmed is currently enrolled in a Master’s in Data Science at Columbia Tech (USA), and a Micro-master in Artificial Intelligence from Columbia University (USA). 

Areas of Expertise


Strategic Gears is a leading management consulting firm that provides multidisciplinary services for both the private and public sectors. Strategic Gears was established in 2015 with offices in Riyadh and Jeddah. In 2019, we opened our first international office in London.

Our proposition relies on our belief that value creation is the union of a sound “Strategic” direction and an organization “Geared” towards it. We work closely with our clients to set their visions, plan their operations, and support them practically throughout their journey. Hence, our name: Strategic Gears.

Our team brings local and global expertise in a multitude of fields with a result-oriented track record. We have vast experience in different industries within the private and public sectors, working across countries ranging from Europe to the Middle East and Eastern Asia. We also reflect our innate local market experience to deliver higher impact. We continue to grow through partnerships and learning by extending our reach to multinational networks of experts, and by expanding our capacity to maximize value to our clients.

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