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Jawad Abbassi

Head of MENA

Jawad’s career experience in ICT and Media spans 21 years. Before joining the GSMA as head of MENA in October 2015, he managed the Arab Advisors Group which he founded in 2001. Jawad’s previous career experience includes working as a senior telecommunications and technology consultant with the Yankee Group in Boston, USA. Between 1998 and 2000, he was a Senior Analyst with the communications research arm of the Economist Intelligence Unit in Boston. In March 2013, Jawad acted as Chairman of Jordan’s information technology association. He is also a Member of the Arab Business Forum for Information and Communication Technology ABFICT, and a Member of the steering committee for the UN ICT Task Force of the “Wireless Internet and the Arab-World” series. Jawad holds an MSc in Information Systems from the London School of Economics, and a BSc in engineering from the American University in Cairo, Egypt (1993). In 2010, he attended Harvard Business School Executive Education.

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Capacity Building courses delivered in Jordan

July 28, 2016 | | Middle East and North Africa | Jawad Abbassi

The Capacity Building programme delivered its first courses in partnership with AREGNET on Competition Policy and Spectrum to regional regulators in Amman, Jordan on 24-26 July. ...
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