Luay Gadallah joined EastNets in 2018, in the capacity of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). As EastNets CTO, Gadallah is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of EastNets technology organization, as well as upholding the company’s technology position at the forefront of the industry. His position is key to implementing EastNet’s ambitious strategy, which is adapting to the significant shift in financial compliance, payments and anti-fraud technologies worldwide. As a strategic business partner at EastNets, Gadallah defines a vision and road-map that align technology groups to deliver and maintain high quality offerings through developing and managing multiple functioning and collaborative technology groups. Gadallah is bridging partnerships with customers and business leaders to understand the current and future needs of customers and industry. He is also identifying key growth opportunities and innovative technologies for EastNets suite of offerings. As CTO, he is nurturing and spurring innovation among multi-cultural technology teams operating across five continents.
Gadallah brings more than 20 years of industry experience to the role at EastNets, with a focus on software development, quality engineering, security, operations and Risk Management. He joins from Accuity, the payments and compliance division of RELX Group, where he directed technology teams across the US, Europe and India serving multiple business units, and was responsible for technology team formation, process optimization, technology financial planning, and enterprise software creation in support of vigorous business growth. Gadallah has also established offshore partnerships with augmentation partners to flex technology capacity and capabilities. He participated in multiple mergers and acquisitions providing technology due diligence expertise, and was responsible for planning, staffing, budgeting and forecasts for multiple geographically dispersed technology groups.