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Mr Areef Kassam

  • Mr Areef Kassam
  • Director - Board of Directors
  • Energize the Chain
  • United States
  • Panel Session
  • PSM2 : Delivering Broadband to Rural Areas
  • Jupiter 9
  • Friday, 22 November 2013 13:30 - 15:00
  • Panellists

Mr. Aref KAssam is the Access to Infrastructure, Director at the GSMA, and Mobile for Development. In this role he oversees the Mobile Enabled Community Services and Green Power for Mobile programmes. In addition Areef is a board member of Energize the Chain, a non-profit organization aiming to use the rural telecom infrastructure to maintain the vaccine cold chain. Prior to joining the GSMA, Areef worked for five years at a mobile network operator in Afghanistan as Senior Manager of Procurement and with a network equipment vendor. Areef holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering from the University of Alberta and an MBA from London Business School