Head of MENA
GSMA

Jawad’s career experience in ICT and Media spans 21 years. Before joining the GSMA as head of MENA in Oct 2015, Jawad managed the Arab Advisors Group which he had founded in 2001. Jawad Abbassi is also a frequent guest speaker at conferences and seminars related to technology, communications and media in the Arab World.

Before founding Arab Advisors Group, Jawad’s career experience included working as a senior telecommunications and technology consultant with the Yankee Group in Boston - USA. Between 1998 and 2000, Mr. Abbassi was a Senior Analyst with the communications research arm of the Economist Intelligence Unit in Boston.