Dr. Daniel C. Daoust


Chairman Academic Advisory Council

Dr. Daoust is the Chairman of CTx’s Academic Advisory Council and brings his extensive experience in the areas of government, academia and private sector business to the CTx Team.

Dr. Daoust has decades of experience as a former military officer, a C-level corporate officer and academic - both at home and in the international community.

Presently associated as Chief Officer for Learning & Special Projects with the Center of Excellence for Applied Research & Training (CERT), the commercial entity of Higher Colleges of Technology(HCT), providing consulting, training and education activities aimed at developing programs for both Government and Commercial Sectors locally, regionally & globally, located in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Recently, Dr. Daoust helped establish the CERT AI Academy, focused on building AI capacity for the UAE Government. As the head of our Academic Advisory Council, Dr. Daoust provides a unique perspective to our mission of democratizing AI for all and has become a thought leader in the field of re-skilling and up-skilling the workforce.

Please note: Dr. Daoust is not representing CERT, HCT or any other organization on this advisory council.