Since 2013, Hossam Seif El-Din is the Vice President Enterprise & Commercial for IBM Middle East & Africa, headquartered in Dubai. In addition, he is the acting General Manager for IBM Middle East and Pakistan. In his roles, Hossam is focused on formulating and executing the IBM strategy across the vast region.
Hossam is responsible on expanding IBM footprint, offerings and services across the Middle East and Africa and developing local high-performance teams. He is also accountable for IBM’s strategy and operations across the Middle East and Pakistan region, with offices in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Pakistan.
Hossam has more than twenty years of regional leadership and industry experience having held a number of strategic and leadership roles across the Middle East and Africa region.
Hossam started his professional career as Systems engineer at IBM Egypt in 1996. He held a number of managerial positions, including Sales Manager for Telecommunication & Banking industry until he moved in 2004 to Dubai, UAE. He held several leadership positions including Territory Executive for Saudi Arabia, Director of Operations for the Middle East and Africa and Vice President for Strategy & Sales Transformation.
Hossam holds a B. Sc. in Engineering from Ain Shams University in Cairo and a Diploma in Management from Henley University (UK).