He specializes in helping telecom operators and technology firms develop winning strategies and build distinctive capabilities. He has particular expertise in corporate strategy, B2B digitization, as well as innovation and business development.
In addition to his client work, Jad has authored multiple firm reports including:
- Telecom operators in the age of drones: Preparing for the new era
- Coherent linkages: How to foster innovation-based economies in the Gulf Cooperation Council
- Mission critical: How GCC telecom operators can enable public safety communications
- Winning in the digitization space: Differentiating capabilities for MENA telecom operators
His telecom experience began at Verizon in the U.S. where he worked for five years before joining the firm in 2005 as an Associate. In 2008 he took a 12-month sabbatical to work for a regional media and technology park as head of strategic planning. Jad re-joined the firm in 2010 as a Manager.
He holds a B.S. in engineering from the American University of Beirut, a M.S. in engineering from the University of Texas, and an MBA from the London Business School.