Hussam Kayyal has more than 20 years of experience in regional ICT leadership roles, initiating and leading national ICT initiatives addressing Telco, Education, Public Sector, Hospitality, Financial institutions, and social development projects.
As a Senior Partner at neXgen, he drives engagement with clients, leads the development and delivery of business strategy, business models, and ICT strategy that align with the client mission and objectives. Kayyal uses a combination of global best practices, local culture understanding, specific verticals expertise, and the application of ICT services to deliver measurable business impact for the client.
Prior to neXgen, Kayyal had an extensive 11 year tenure at Cisco Systems, where he held various leadership roles, including managing the Service Provider Business for Saudi and the Levant, managing the Levant Operation, and driving key CSR programs for Cisco globally. Prior to Cisco Kayyal spent 8 years at Al-Faisaliah Group managing the Test & Measurement department for Hewlett Packard in Saudi.
Kayyal's core expertise includes Next Generation Telecom Services, Business models, Operational Models, Smart Services definition, and Go to Market Strategy. Kayyal also possesses an extensive experience in building Public Private Partnerships, Identifying Stake holders and building sustainable Echo Systems.