H.E. Mr Majed Almesmar holds a bachelor degree of science in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University in Massachusetts, USA, and has over 27 years of experience in the field of telecommunications and regulatory. He held various top-level management within Etisalat Company (1st Telecom operator in the UAE) locally and internationally such as Group Senior Vice President – Special Projects, Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of Etisalat-Mobily in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia (2nd Telecom operator in the KSA), and Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Etisalat-India. In April 2010, H.E. Mr Almesmar joined the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority as Deputy Director-General for telecommunications sector and in addition, he is now the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the ICT Fund.