H.E. Mr. Imad Hoballah

Imad Hoballah

Minister of Industry of Lebanon

Dr. /mad YoussefHoballah

Minister of Industry, Lebanese Government

Executive Leadership Roles and Responsibilities, and Board Memberships

A pioneering leader with over 30 years of proven executive leadership, innovation, ICT, digitization, knowledge economy, education, cyber security, entrepreneurship and remote and inclusive education and operations.

A visionary with unique perspectives and insights into multi-stakeholder’s engagement including: government, corporations, regulatory bodies, universities, consumers & NGOs. Rich and unique blend of ethical strategic executive leadership, policy development, and program and operations management in the US and MEA.

  • Provost and Chief Academic Officer, American University of Dubai (AUD), after serving as the Associate Provost at the university.
  • COO & EVP, Lucent Technologies, MEA: led the implementation of Multi-$B programs.
  • Board member of joint private and public sector companies.
  • Leadership positions at Lucent Technologies and AT&T. / Acting Chairman & CEO of the Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRA), Lebanon. Lebanon’s Rep, International Telecom Union (ITU) & other international organizations. CEO, OMNIX Media Networks.
  • Lecturer, American University of Beirut {AUB), MBA program, “Centre National des Arts et
  • Metiers (CNAM)”, and EMBA program at the Lebanese American University (LAU),
  • Founder and Chairman / CEO of ICTTT, a Consultancy Company.
  • Head, Arab Network for Communications and Information Technology (AREGNET).
  • Chairman, several International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Committees.
  • Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors of the Arab Spectrum Management Group.
  • Vice-President, Arab Forum for Infrastructure Regulation.
  • Chair/Member, Advisory Committee, Teralight Gateway Holdings Inc.
  • Chairman, Lebanese National Commission for the Transition to Digital TV. Chair/Member, Advisory Board, MU Group, Survival Solutions.
  • Chair, Arab Observatory of Cyber Security.
  • Lead Lebanon’s Representative, Governmental Advisory Committee, Internet Assigned Names and Numbers Company (!CANN GAC)
  • Chairman, Arab Internet Governance Forum (AIGF).
  • Strategic Working Group for the Middle East, (!CANN).
  • The Lebanese Internet Center {LINC)
  • SODETEL, a telecom company with French, Italian and Lebanese Stakeholders.
  • Adjunct Professor, Syracuse University (Rome AFB, Marist College) and Tulsa University.
  • International Academy (DIA), Dubai, UAE.

Member, Advisory Boards of the American Collective School (CAS) and the Dubai

Academic degrees

  • Ph.D. EE., Syracuse University, New York, USA.
  • MBA, Columbia University, New York, USA.
  • M.S. EE., Syracuse University, New York, USA.
  • BS in Chemistry, Lebanese University, Lebanon.
  • Diploma, General Development Program, IMO, Lausanne, Switzerland.