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Hamid Bafghi

Partner and Vice President Business Development for Salience Consulting, Managing Director at Valatec UAE

An MBA graduate from Henley Management College, in UK, with over 23 years’ experience in Sales, Marketing, Product and Market Development, within the Wholesale Telecom sector; Hamid is Managing Director at Valatec Consultancy where they offer Management Consultancy to companies within Telecom and Media sector.

Based from UK, since 1998, Hamid led various teams within British Telecom and in 2006 he moved to BT Global Services, based in Dubai, as Carrier Director. In 2008, Hamid help to build the largest telecom research lab in UAE in partnership with Etisalat, BT and Khalifa University, know as EBTIC, where he currently is an Associate helping with technology exploitation and taking EBTIC innovations to market.

Working for BT, in 2011, Hamid took a role as the Interim Managing Director for a small mobile operator with over 350 employees, knows as Taliya. After leaving BT, in 2014, Hamid registered Valatec Consulting in UAE.

Born in 1968, Hamid moved to United Kingdom at the age of 14 and finished this education and started work in British Telecom and moved to United Arab Emirates in 2006. His key specialties are Business Transformation, Sales, Marketing, Product Development and Strategy.

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