Anwer Kotob

Anwer Kotob

Anwer is an expert consultant to the public sector, educational institutions and service providers in the Middle East and North Africa region. He has more than 25 years experience in planning, developing and implementing complex projects and customer engagements.


Anwer is considered as an outcome-focused strategist who challenges the status quo through visionary leadership, astute decision-making, and innovative problem resolution.


As the project Director at NXN (Formerly neXgen),Anwer is responsible to lead the client advisory engagements in the areas of Smart Cities and Digital Transformation of Government. He owns client engagements and leads a team of consultants to help customers to achieve their aspirations, while delivering successful projects on time and within the planned budget.


Before joining NXN, Anwer was the Industry Value Engineering Lead for Public Services in MENA at SAP, charged with setting the market strategy, developing the business and increasing the SAP market share. Prior to that he served as a Chief Technologist, HP Networking at Hewlett Packard. Anwer also held various managerial positions at Cisco for more than 15 years.


Anwer holds a Master of Civil Engineering and a Master of Science, Computer Studies from North Carolina State University.