- Group Chief Executive Officer, Ooredoo, Qatar
BSc in Electrical Engineering, and MSc and PhD in Communication Engineering, George Washington Univ. With Ooredoo: 1992, expert adviser from the University of Qatar; 1994, involved in introduction of first GSM service in the Middle East; 2002, CEO; spearheaded Ooredoo's transformation and growth from a single operator in Qatar to a leading regional and global player. 2010, Member of the Board of Directors, GSM Association. Recipient of awards: Outstanding Industry Contribution, Telecoms World Middle East (2010); Outstanding Leader of the Year, TMT Finance and Investment (2010); CEO of the Year and Leader in Corporate Social Responsibility, Arabian Business.