Mr. Hani Raad
General Manager, Cisco, Levant and Iraq
As General Manager, Hani leads Cisco’s sales and strategy across the Levant and Iraq. In this role he is responsible for overseeing Cisco’s business operations and driving its growth plan in a number of promising markets that include Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria.
Formulating Cisco’s strategic direction in the region’s growing ICT sector, Hani’s focus is on leveraging the company’s technology leadership to support emerging country innovation, prosperity and social inclusion. He works in close collaboration with government bodies, regulators, and public and private enterprises to develop a healthy technology and partner ecosystem.
Hani has a strong personal interest in Cisco's Corporate Social Responsibility programs, including the Networking Academy Program, which delivers ICT training, to help improve career and educational outcomes for individuals in communities around the world.
Hani joined Cisco over 11 years ago and has a diverse 23-year background of both regional and International ICT sector experience coupled with cross-industry exposure. Prior to joining Cisco, Hani held various senior management positions at Hewlett-Packard (HP), National Technology Company and LCC International.