Alaa Yousef Joined Citrix in 1997 as a senior software engineer, with overall responsibility for Metaframe Server running on Microsoft Windows NT, 2000 and 2003. As a team lead, Mr Yousef was instrumental in architecting the successful move of Citrix Metaframe onto Windows 2000, and contributed significantly to the high-level design of Metaframe XP. He left Citrix in 2006 to create Extentrix Systems, FZE.

Mr Yousef holds a bachelors degree in Computer Science which he gained at Kuwait University. Whilst completing his graduate studies he developed, and completed, an Arabic basic programming language. He has also worked as a Senior Software Engineer for Lead Technologies in Charlotte, NC. , Corel Systems in Ottawa, Canada and Command Software in West Palm Beach, FL.