Hesham Tamraz, Director of Technology & Grant Operations
Hesham has 20 years of experience in leading and managing technology at nonprofit organizations. In his role as the Director of Technology & Grant Operations, he is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all IT functions at the Dodge Foundation and oversees systems and procedures for the Foundation’s grant-making operations. This includes directing all IT operations to meet staff and grantee requirements as well as the support, maintenance, and security of existing systems, application development, and the adoption of technical solutions in the cloud and on-premise.
Prior to joining the Dodge Foundation, Hesham served as Senior Database and Application Development Manager for a start-up entrepreneurial venture, where he led a team of developers to manage the technical development of a commercial e-marketing platform for the insurance industry. He spent a good part of his career working as Director of Information Systems for an international US-based nonprofit association followed by 5 years as founder of a consultancy practice specializing in providing technical leadership in the selection, development and implementation of nonprofit information systems.
Hesham holds an M.B.A. from the University of Leicester, England and graduated from Rutgers University, United States with an B.A. in Computer Science.