STC Vice President for Wholesale
Saudi Telecom Company (STC)

Under the leadership of Dr. Homoud Alkussayer, STC’s Vice President for Wholesale Business since 2011, STC continues to be the leading Wholesaler in the Middle East by offering reliable and innovative telecommunications services to customers within and outside of KSA via a diverse best-in-class national and international network infrastructure.

Prior to his current position, Dr. Alkussayer was Vice President of Regulatory Affairs where he successfully steered STC during the initial stages of telecommunications liberalization within KSA. Dr. Alkussayer developed strong and effective relations with the KSA Regulator, government ministries and international institutions in order to promote STC’s business interests. During his tenure in Regulatory Affairs, he was also instrumental in collaborating with key stakeholders to promote the adoption of ICT across the government, health, education and commerce sectors within KSA. To promote ICT, Dr. Alkussayer was key in initiating the deployment of NGN and fiber infrastructure by STC.

Previously, Dr. Alkussayer held progressively senior leadership positions, including managing STC's fixed and core Network Engineering sector where he spearheaded a massive network modernization program.

Dr. Alkussayer has more than 30 years of leadership and management experience in the telecommunications sector including relating to Strategy Development, Business and Technology Development, Financial Planning, and Marketing. He has been on the boards of various KSA and international companies, he has been an active management member of many relevant KSA and international committees and submarine cable system consortia, and he has published several papers relating to telecommunications.

Dr. Alkussayer obtained his BSc and Master Degrees in Telecom Engineering from King Saud University – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – in 1984 and 1992 respectively and his Ph.D. in Telecom Engineering from Bradford University - UK in 1998.