Acting Chairman and CEO
Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Lebanon

Prior to his appointment Dr. Hoballah was the Chief Executive Officer of Omnix Media Networks. Previously, Dr. Hoballah held a number of executive positions at Lucent Technologies and AT&T Bell Laboratories gaining extensive experience in the field. These include appointments as Executive Sales Director (Africa & Levant), Chief Operating Officer (COO) , Executive Vice President for Services & Program Management, MEA Region. He also held the positions of Services and Software Sales & Product Management, and Information, Operation, & Data Networking Systems Director, Saudi Arabia at Lucent Technologies. Dr. Hoballah was also Senior Manager, Operations Systems, and Operations Systems Architecture Group & Data Services Product Management at, AT&T Bell Laboratories. Dr. Hoballah currently serves as a Vice Chairman of the Arab Spectrum Management Group (ASMG) and, as such, has been actively involved in the group's work to coordinate issues related to Spectrum Management, World Radiocommunications Conferences and other matters concerning coordination between Arab States in the spectrum management field. Dr. Hoballah has a noteworthy academic record. He received a diploma from the Program for Executive Development from IMD Lausanne (Switzerland, 2000), a Master's certificate in project management from George Washington University (Washington DC, 1997), an Executive Masters of Business Administration from Columbia University (New York, 1994), a Ph.D. in EE/Communications from Syracuse University (NY, 1986), and MS in electrical engineering from Syracuse University (NY, 1982), as well as a B.S in chemistry from the Lebanese University (Lebanon 1979).