Hilmi Ghalib is Yemeni in nationality; he is a resident in Sana'a. His background is on telecom engineering. On the local level, he leads YODET, a non-profit empowering technology in Yemen, and participates in increasing the awareness on cyber security as a trainer in this field. As for the global involvement, he works under Youth IGF Ambassadors and Internet Society as a general secretary and was the chairman of program committee respectively; furthermore, Hilmi takes part in multiple other topics as a researcher and an Internet right activist.
He graduated from Sana’a University – Engineering College in 2015.