Prof Ahmed is a Professor of Medical Informatics in Medical Education at College of Medicine, King Saud University and the former founding Chairman of Medical Informatics Dept. and director of E-learning and Knowledge Management for King Saud University Hospitals and College of Medicine. He received his Masters of Sciences degree in Biomedical Engineering, Surrey University, U.K and a PhD in Health Informatics, City University, London, UK. He is also the Vice Rector, quality planning and development in Saudi Electronic University