Vice President & Head of Middle East Region
Capgemini Consulting

Jawad Shaikh is a Vice President and the Managing Director of Capgemini Consulting in Middle East. With more than 15 years’ experience at Capgemini, Jawad has played a key role in developing and managing important client relationships within the telco, media and entertainment (TME) sector, with a particular focus on mobile telephony. Since joining Capgemini in 1994, Jawad’s career has focused on high-growth and emerging markets. Most recently, he has been advising CEOs and Chairmen of large mobile operators on strategic topics such as corporate strategy and vision, growth options in a converging marketplace, how to launch fixed line operations, mobile data services, and outsourcing of IT and networks functions. In previous roles, he headed up the global research lab for Capgemini’s TME practice, and has directed many client projects, for example to evaluate telco web-based services, improve customer retention and drive operational efficiency improvements throughout our client’s operations. Jawad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters degree in Engineering Management and Manufacturing from Cornell University (New York).