Key Consultants
Profiles
Eicon Consultants have over 15 years’ experience in Management, Strategy, and Planning.Eicon Consultants have over 15 years’ experience in Management, Strategy, and Planning. We work with Investors, Network Operators, Consultants and Vendors. We host specialised Consultants from diverse backgrounds.
TELECOM MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT
Management Executive with over 20 years’ of experience in the management of operations, with proven business acumen and thorough understanding of telecom business drivers. He was involved with many greenfield operations.
He held positions of CEO / GM for telecom service providers, and founded operations. He defines strategy, organises recruitment and coaches teams, and has steered companies in the changing landscape. He was involved in many merger activities, and managed full due diligence cycles.
He is a Chartered Engineer, with a PhD and BEng in Telecom, holds publications, and with over 10 years academic experience.
TELECOM PLANNING CONSULTANT
A Telecom Planning expert with over 25 years’ experience in planning and implementation of mobile networks, having executed many assignments in Africa and the Middle-East.
He held many technical leadership positions in telecom operations in the US, Europe, Middle-east and Africa. CTO Syriatel (2002), Libancell (98), DRC, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Burundi. He also worked on CDMA and Wimax in Nigeria and Lebanon. Since 2010, he holds the position of Technical Consultant at the MoT supervising 3.5G/4G network planning.
He holds a BSc from Bradley University, Illinois, and MSc from Arizona Tucson. He is fluent in English and Arabic and has working knowledge of French and Spanish.
TELECOM INVESTMENT CONSULTANT
Management Executive with over 20 years’ of experience in the management of operations, with proven business acumen and thorough understanding of telecom business drivers. He was involved with many greenfield operations.
He held positions of CEO / GM for telecom service providers, and founded operations. He defines strategy, organises recruitment and coaches teams, and has steered companies in the changing landscape. He was involved in many merger activities, and managed full due diligence cycles.
He is a Chartered Engineer, with a PhD and BEng in Telecom, holds publications, and with over 10 years academic experience.
POLICY & REGULATION CONSULTANT
Consultant with over 20 years’ experience in drafting policies and regulations for telecommunications and Internet, including spectrum management, regulations, interconnection, and fees.
He managed national frequency plan, numbering plan, special numbers, and POI between operators. He was in charge of enforcing fair competition, RoW guidelines, international traffic management and fraud control. He headed working groups regulating operators, including spectrum and re-farming.
As Senior Expert he oversaw interconnection and unbundling. He was involved with Eurostrategies in preparing the foundation for deregulation, and coordinated with C&W in preparing corporatization of the fixed network.
SPECTRUM REGULATION CONSULTANT
A Spectrum Regulation Expert working with a Telecom Regulator for over 10 years, overseeing all Spectrum affairs.
He manages the radio frequency division, and licensing guidelines. He oversees spectrum monitoring and usage. Principal Coordinator with government, and other bodies.
He held many assignments with ITU for national frequencies for ITU resolutions; involved in drafting resolutions; Chairman for TTU unit, VC ITU SIG6, WRC12 COM-5, ITU-R RA, ITU RA-12 COM-5, and delegate to many bodies.
He holds a BSc and MSc in CE, has lectured at universities on radio, antennas and microwave engineering.
BROADBAND STRATEGY CONSULTANT
Broadband consultant with over 15 years’ experience in technologies, regulations, policy and day-to-day operation. From early Internet adoption in the 90’s with dial-up, to todays’ technologies, access and protocols: wimax, LTE and FTTH, IP, FR, DSL, Wimax, LTE, and microwave.
As CEO for broadband service providers, he founded many greenfield operations, devising vision and strategy, recruiting and coaching teams, in the ME and in Africa. A wireless expert by profession, masters Internet and wireless technologies.
A Chartered Engineer, with a PhD and BEng in Telecom, he has many publications and over 10 years academic experience.
INTERNET TECHNOLOGY & GOVERNANCE
Internet Technology & Governance has over 25 years’ in the Internet field, having developed and fostered internet adoption and managed country domain.
Chief Enterprise Architect, managed 80 staff, setting-up strategies and policies, deploying ICT for 86 departments, with 1000’s terminals, ATM fibre, OC-3 core, VLANs, 64-ATM Ethernet hubs. Chief Architect for Intranet, SUN, Linux, NT clusters, firewalls, proxy, caching, gateways, authentication, ERP, and protocols: Novell IPX, IP, DEC-LAT and Appletalk.
He also executed Consultancy projects for: government, UN, ICARDA, NGOs, hospitals and medical clinics, Hospital Supply Services in Saudi, Prince Fahad University, Tabuk University, and the American University of Sharja.
He holds a Bachelor in EE, EMBA, in addition to numerous professional certificates in ICT and biomedical engineering.
INTERNET GOVERNANCE CONSULTANT
Internet Governance expert with over 25 years’ experience, founder and co-founder for many NGOs, led initiatives for broadband, IXP, and public policies and decrees.
An Internet evangelist and public speaker in the Internet world. President of ISOC society, Founder, Registrar and Administrator of ccTLD registry for over 20 years. Member of ICANN’s engagement strategy 2013-2015 for ME, and leading initiatives including BB manifesto, e-Transaction and e-Signature laws. Founder and co-founder of ISOC-LB, LARN, LBSG, BeirutIX, IGF, Educause, and ICC-Lebanon.
Consultant, Advisor, Lecturer and Trainer for many universities and organisations. Executed consultancy works for KSA, Prince Fahad, Tabuk Universities in Saudi.
He holds a Bachelor in EE and EMBA, in addition to numerous professional certificates in ICT and biomedical engineering.