FORA.tv Speaker - Iskandar Shalaby
Alex Shalaby was elected as President and CEO of ECMS effective November 1st, 2005. With an extensive experience of over 35 years in the telecommunication field, Shalaby joined Mobinil since its inception in 1998 as Board Member and Chief Regulatory and Legal Affairs Officer. In his position, he was involved in all operational aspects of the company.
Prior to his appointment as Chief Regulatory and Legal Affairs Officer for ECMS, Alex Shalaby was the Director for Government Affairs for AT&T in Washington, DC. Shalaby led several successful operations for AT&T through several managerial positions. Between 1980 to 1993; he was the Managing Director for AT&T in Egypt and General Manager for the MENA Region.
During this period, Shalaby established and secured a solid foothold for AT&T in Egypt and a number of markets in North Africa and the Gulf Region. Between 1993 & 1995, Shalaby was the Regional Director for International Public Affairs for AT&T based in Cairo, where he was responsible for the interface with key agencies within the governments in the region on matters impacting AT&T operations. This was a critical period preceding the wave of privatization within the telecommunications sector.
Shalaby established the first presence for AT&T in a number of countries and the Middle East and Africa Region, and in 1995 was appointed as the Regional Director of Government Affairs for the company in the Middle East. He also served on a number of boards including AmCham Egypt (where he also served as president between 1991 and 1993), the bi-National Fulbright Commission and the National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC.
Alex holds a B. SC. in Electrical Engineering from Alexandria University and a Masters of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from San JosÃ© State University, California.
06.19.07 | 00:39:27 min
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