Speaker profile

Haithem Mohammed Alfaraj

SVP Technology and Operations,
STC

Engineer Haitham M. Alfaraj joined STC in 2016 and currently serves as Senior Vice President of Technology and Operation. He is responsible for conceiving, planning, operating as well as leading implementation of transformation projects to improve organization-wide deployment of Information technology and communication services and solutions.

Previously at STC, Haitham served as Vice President of Operation Sector where he leads challenging transformation programs that exceled technical operational performance of STC communication services.

Haitham joined STC in 2016 from Etihad Etisalat, Mobily Company where he was Chief Technology Operations Officer. He spent 11 years with Mobily with leadership positions for infrastructure and service management operations. Prior to that he worked in Saudi Aramco, for 4 years.

He is holding Bachelor in computer engineering from King Fahad University in Dhahran and enrolled in multiple executive leadership programs from Harvard Business School, INSEAD plus other institutes.

Haitham is currently on the board of STC Specialized, STC Solution.

An experienced technology executive who possesses extensive technology knowledge, strong leadership skills and superb relationship management abilities.

Well-rounded business foundation with keen strategic insight to manage relationship building, talent development, and organization turnarounds & realignments.

Additional expertise in Telecom technologies, Quality Management, Infrastructure Planning, Performance Improvement, Partner Alliances, Operations Excellence, Vendor Management, outsourcing strategy & Facility / Data Center & cloud services.

Agenda sessions

Day One

March 24, 2020

Unleashing the potential of 5G
11:15 am
Panel Discussion: Intelligent operations for new 5G ecosystems: A game changer?