I'm Basil Khoury—an IT enthusiast, entrepreneur, and team player. Co-founder of Masar Ibrahim Al-Khalil and creator of U-Ctrl, dedicated to water preservation tech. Let's build the future together!
I’m Basil Khoury, an IT consultant passionate about crafting effective solutions and fostering teamwork. With a B.Sc. in Computer Information Systems and a Minor in Business Administration from Bethlehem University, I co-founded Masar Ibrahim Al-Khalil and launched U-Ctrl, dedicated to innovative water preservation technology. My restaurant, il Forno, adds to my diverse ventures.
I’ve led teams, co-established the Computer Club, and championed leadership programs. Additionally, I’ve spoken at renowned institutions about IT and the historical context of Palestine. My dedication to efficiency and teamwork drives my mission towards impactful IT solutions and a brighter future.
Projects in progress
Enthusiastic IT professional dedicated to delivering innovative solutions and fostering efficient teamwork for impactful business success.
Founder and Inventor, U-Ctrl2012-Present
Working on "U-Ctrl"U-Ctrl: Redefining Water Management. Our innovative system offers effortless monitoring, control, and leak detection through an intuitive online interface, ensuring efficient water conservation and management.
- First prize winner of the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Week by the GIZ-Palestine Section (November 2014)
- Developed a system that allows individuals to monitor, control water levels, and check for leakages through an online interface.
- Installed sensors connected to the microcontroller in water tanks and cisterns.
ICT Administrator and Teacher2017-Present
Experienced ICT educator contributing expertise to multiple schools.
- Teach children from 5th to 12th grade about the significance of technology in daily life and introduce them to Entrepreneurship.
- Responsible for procuring IT supplies and overseeing network administration, student IDs, and roaming profiles.
- Prepare students for Tawjihi exams and university admissions.
- Instruct students in using platforms like AI2 App Inventor and Scratch, broadening their knowledge through comprehensive lectures.
- Assess student progress using fair grading policies and encourage exploration of topics through assignments, projects, and class discussions.
- Introduce students to Entrepreneurship, guide them in conducting research on subjects such as the impact of social media on youth.
- Teach Information and Communication Technology (ICT) - Cambridge IGCSE while fulfilling the role of IT and Network administrator.
IT Director and Volunteer Coordinator, Palestine Museum of Natural History2014-2016
IT Director and Volunteer Coordinator, Palestine Museum of Natural HistoryDriving technological advancement at the Palestine Museum of Natural History, I spearheaded the development of its IT infrastructure. Presently, I'm dedicated to establishing an expansive online scientific library. Additionally, I manage and ensure the upkeep of the museum's website (www.palestinenature.org). My role extends to researching and implementing user-friendly, interactive, and hands-on exhibitions, fostering an engaging experience for visitors.
- Developed the museum's IT infrastructure and currently involved in setting up an online scientific library.
- Develop and maintain the museum's website (www.palestinenature.org).
- Conduct research on user-friendly interactive and hands-on exhibitions.
IT Administrative – Desktop Support, Medipharm2014-2016
IT Administrative - Desktop Support, Medipharm, Palestine
- Upgraded workstations and supported computer and telecommunications equipment.
- Created roaming proles, users, and groups using Active Directory.
- Identified and provided creative solutions for network problems and provided training on various apps and operating systems.
Participant, New Story Leadership for the Middle EastSummer 2013
Participant, New Story Leadership for the Middle East
- Gave speeches, including one at a fundraising event at the American Congress.
- Participated in activities involved in negotiations concerning the Israel/Palestine peace talks.
- Developed personal skills, enhanced leadership skills, and gained networking skills.
IT Advisor – Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, PHTrail2013-2018
IT Advisor - Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, PHTrail
- Co-started a trail hiking program in the West Bank.
- Youngest board member and active participant.
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