A visionary chief executive with more than 20 years of strategic, managerial, operational, and technical leadership in the technology sector, across the Middle East. A noteworthy turnaround specialist with a proven track-record of building dynamic, innovative organizations and driving robust growth and profitability within complex, rapidly-evolving business environments. Known to lead major change and integration initiatives, including market-shifting mergers and acquisitions. Solid history of successfully expanding product lines, market share, and overall growth through Joint Ventures and M&A. Solid understanding of Technology, Defense, Home Land Security (HLS), Energy, and public sectors.
Areas of Interest:
•Integrated Operations, Command & Control Centers, C4I, C5I, C4ISR, C2M
•Safe City / Smart City / Physical Security / Data Centers
•Big Data / Data Fusion
•Artificial Intelligence (AI)
•Digital Security / Cybersecurity
Proud to deliver optimum effectiveness, focus on attracting, building and retaining a diverse, engaged, and productive workforce of talented employees over a variety of functions and business units. Quickly read a situation, create a strategy, and execute plans. Developing and nurturing important internal and external stakeholder relationships is a key strength. A dedicated change-agent, I enjoy thinking strategically, leading in efficiency, and anticipating future industry trends.
Notable achievements include:
•$350m winning bid for the single largest technology integration project ever negotiated in ME
•Tripled company valuation from $60m to $182m in just 5 years
•Created an $8m net free income increase through a strategic JV
•Won $115m of new hardware and consumables business while landing multi-million-dollar deals with leading telecom, petrochemical, and government organizations, including ARAMCO, Emirates Airlines, & Etisalat.
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Regional general manager
ABB Enterprise Software (Indus International) - CDI
De Octobre 1998 à Janvier 2002
In 2005, ABB Enterprise Software acquired Indus International. Indus was one of the world’s leading providers of Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) solutions, improving business performance through enhanced management of company assets. Directly, competing with Oracle, SAP and Maximo. Earning fast promotion, I was responsible for key accounts including high-level governmental agencies such as RSAD, RSADF, BDO, Royal Oman Navy Forces, and UAE GHQ. When Indus established headquarters in Dubai Internet City (DIC), I oversaw all legal, commercial, and managerial issues.
• Developed a $54m sales pipeline (with balanced mix license & services) which included many multi-million-dollar software licensing projects for defense (RSAF, RSADF, KOC)
• Directly managed 8 sales and service professionals.
Executive Master of Business Administration (eMBA)
HEC Paris - Entrepreneurship & Innovation (E&I)
2015 à 2016
Arabe - Langue maternelle
Anglais - Courant
- Integrated Operations
- Command & Control Centers
- Big Data / Data Fusion
- Technology Integration / Data Centers / Cloud Computing
- Internet of things (IoT)
- Artificial Intelligence (AI)
- Digital Security / Cybersecurity
- Safe Cit...