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Dr. Hassan Chafi is Vice President, Research and Advanced Development at Oracle. Dr. Chafi also leads Oracle’s R&D team’s expansion in Morocco. 

In his current role, Dr. Chafi leads various projects; from investigating research ideas at their early stages of inception, to identifying promising opportunities to turn these ideas into advanced software services that are ready to be consumed by other Oracle products and customers. 

Dr. Chafi’s team has contributed major features in Oracle’s flagship product, which is the Oracle Database. Dr. Chafi’s team recently also introduced the new ISO SQL graph query standards which have been implemented natively in the Oracle Database. 

Dr. Chafi holds more than 60 technical patents.


* PhD Computer Engineering 2014, Stanford University

* MS Computer Engineering 2006,Stanford University  

* BS Computer Engineering 2004,University Of Maryland College Park

AMLD Africa 2022 / Speakers

Ghita Mezzour

Minister Delegate in charge of the Digital Transition and Administration Reform, Kingdom of Morocco

Hicham El Habti

President, Mohammed 6 Polytechnic University

Abdel Labbi

Program Director, IBM Research

Hassan Chafi

Vice President, Advanced Research And Development, Oracle

Walid Daou

AI Lead, OCP

Mihaela van der Schaar

John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Machine Learning, AI and Medicine, University of Cambridge

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