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Ghazi Atallah
Ghazi
Atallah
Chief Executive Officer
NXN

Ghazi is a seasoned IT executive with over 20 years of experience in the IT and Telecommunications industry and a reputation for driving the smart digital transformation in variouslighthouse projects such as Smart Dubai, Smart Riyadh, and others.

Ghazi is the founder & CEO of NXN, the region’s leading advisory and managed services organization in the field of smart cities and next-generation technology innovation. NXN ( Formerly neXgen) commonly known as ‘The Smart City Company’ provides expert services for cities, districts, government institutions, real estate developers and enterprises.

Ghazi is responsible for managing the company, formulating and implementing long-term strategies. He is a proven leader with profound expertise in developing strong client relationships, and a passion to consult governments in building the strategies and master plans for realizing their smart city ambitions.

Ghazi received the Leadership Award for his significant contribution to the development of Smart Cities in the Middle East & Africa at the Telecom Review Summit in May 2017. He also received the Telecom leadership award at the 8th Arab Internet and Telecom conference in May 2006. He was also named among most influential ME IT leaders in Al Idari magazine’s special issue of TOP 100 ME business leaders in February 2006