Vice Chairman Imrana A. Umar , is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Powersim Solutions, Inc. He is also the President and Executive Director of the International Interfaith Peace Corps (IIPC). Imrana has consulted in several industries for private and public organizations around the world including Microsoft, The World Bank, McKinsey & Co, Accenture, BP Amoco, Chevron, US National Energy Laboratories, Statoil of Norway, Federal Aviation Administration, among which he served as a faculty member and PhD research fellow at the University of Bergen between 1994 and 1997.
Mr. Umar is also currently an adjunct professor of Performance Management Systems and Business Strategy Simulation in George Mason University’s Executive Education program on Building Business Acumen and Corporate Ventures. He also teaches management courses on Strategic Visioning and Leadership Development. Mr. Umar sits on the System Dynamics Advisory Board, Department of Social Sciences and Policy Studies, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, Massachusetts, he was a member of the System Dynamics Policy Council, and holds board membership on a number of other non-profit organizations.
Mr. Umar holds a B. Sc. (Honors) in Business Administration with a major in Banking and Finance; B.Sc. in Information and Computer Science; M. Phil. in Information and Computer Science, focusing on the System Dynamics Methodology and Model-based Policy Analyses, and AbD (Ph.D) in System Dynamics from the University of Bergen.