Firas Obeido

Chief Technology Officer Smart Automation Energy (SmartAE)
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Firas Obeido 210X270

With over 25 years of experience, Firas has a plethora of experience within Building Energy Management & Optimisation Systems (BEOMS). Firas is the founder of Smart AE’s sister company SatchNet Electronic Systems in Jordan, where he still acts as Chairman of the company.


Previously President of the Jordanian Energy Chapter and until recently a Board Member at the Green Building Council of Jordan, Firas holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a Major in Electrical Power from the University of Al - Balqa' Applied University (BAU)  in Jordan. Graduating in 1994, went on to further his training in Building Management Systems in the USA, UK, Switzerland, and Germany.


A Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and a LonMark Certified Professional, Firas also enjoys the accolade of a Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP). He also during his career has had the opportunity to speak at National, Regional and International conferences, including the European Union conference on energy consumption, International Think Green Conference, Green Business Day and Horizon 2020.


Firas is a regular trainer at the Jordan Engineers Training Centre and has conducted training courses in the BEOMS field ensuring education and awareness on the concepts and applications of Advanced Building Control Systems and Energy Management Systems.


Firas is married with four children and in his free time he is passionate about Building IoT (BIOT), Big Data & Machine Learning for Buildings and believes if AI is well utilized it can have a positive social, economic & environmental impact on millions of people around the globe.


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