Botan is CEO of Restrata, and was appointed into the position in 2017 after previously serving as Global Director for Business Development, and prior to that as Country Director Kurdistan.
Botan joined Restrata in 2013 from the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq, where he founded the KRG Department of IT, where he served as its head. He also held the position of IT Advisor to the Prime Minister.
Botan holds a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) in Software Engineering from Manchester University and has over two decades of experience in technology and security industries in UK, Europe and Middle East. He has also completed executive programmes at Harvard Kennedy School of Government, NDU and the UK Defence Academy.