FORA.tv Speaker - Jad Al-Akhaoui
Jad Al-Akhaoui is a Cedar Revolution activist and the project manager for Quantum Communications in Beirut, Lebanon, where he oversees media and political consulting. Prior to this position, he served as a consultant for Dubai TV from 2003 to 2005. From 2002 to 2003, Mr. Al-Akhaoui also worked as a consultant to al-Hayat newspaper and the Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation TV station, where he devised a plan to integrate the content of the two outlets following their merger. During 2001, he was the deputy director of news and managing editor for the Middle East Broadcasting Center in London. Mr. Al-Akhaoui covered the latter stages of the Lebanese Civil War as a correspondent for Abu Dhabi Radio and TV from 1987 to 1991. Born in Lebanon, he is a member of both the Foreign Press Association and the Union of British Journalists.