I have +12 years' experience in information technology and security field and +7 years' experience in Sales, Channel and Presales management in well recognized regional entities, that includes:
Computerlinks ME, a leading distributor with over 21 branches world-wide.
ValueSYS, a specialized distributor in security products with operations in EN Africa and 3 regional offices, portfolio includes Kaspersky, Tripwire, Sourcefire, Linux and others.
As Regional Sales Manager in Computerlinks till today, I am responsible for managing RSA Enterprise Security Portfolio and leading a team of 6 highly skilled professionals, this includes developing business plans', reporting, managing sales , channel , product and operations.
During this period, Computerlinks ME awarded as Distributor of The Year for EMEA, I instruct the official curriculum for RSA Sales Professional Workshops for Authentication and Security Management across MEA, achieved growth 32% for total revenue, and achieved the targets assigned internally and by the vendor.
As Sales and Presales Manager for ValueSYS for around 6 years, I demonstrated high level of achievements by maintaining a growth rate of 40% on yearly basis, permanently over-achieving the assigned personal and team targets, earned many awards for the products I manage, lead a team of 18 sales and presales professionals, and I was a usual speaker in all ValueSYS events (Seminars, Exhibitions, ..etc) in Egypt and North Africa.
My areas of expertise, professional experience along with qualifications as detailed in the following articles:
Some of the below certifications and awards achieved while I was 18 years old and I was considered the youngest in Egypt that achieved those certifications, others achieved during my professional employment.
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I took many courses and studies in different fields such as high technology products, negotiation, advanced sales techniques, project management, sales and marketing, in addition to a bachelor degree of computer science.
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I started my career as a technical consultant for Linux, Open Source and Microsoft systems that capable to implement and integrate heterogeneous environments since I am a Microsoft and Linux certified. Then, due to my good presentation and demonstration capabilities I got involved in sales and presales operations by present, demonstrate and sell Security, Open Source and Microsoft Products to enterprise customers, then I promoted to the position of Sales and Presales Manager that lead the sales and presales team members and handle the sales/presales/technical processes for Security products such as Kaspersky, Tripwire Enterprise and others.
Currently, as Regional Sales Manager for Computerlinks Middle East and till today, I am responsible managing RSA Enterprise Security Portfolio in Middle East and Africa and leading a team of 6 highly skilled professionals, this includes developing business plans', reporting, managing sales , channel , product and operations.
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I have been involved in many different types of Information Technology/Security projects, project planned and performed to serve different industries and different size customers, my role varied from just an implementer or Technical Consultant to a Project Manager responsible for all the project activities management. Some of the projects are as following:
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As a summarization for my areas of expertise, the following includes all products, projects, technical experience that I had involved in starting from an implementer, project manager, planner, designer to my current position.
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