Who We Are

Not-for-profit Industry Association

MENA Cloud Alliance

is a non-profit, vendor-neutral industry Association with a focus on strengthening local cloud markets leveraging a unique community comprised of major players within the regional tech ecosystem.

WE ARE THE ONLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
FOCUSED ON CLOUD COMPUTING IN THE REGION

OMID MAHBOUBI

Founder – MENACA

Our goal is to give industry a unified voice, to be a forum for stakeholders to have a constructive dialogue, but above all that to create ‘trust’ in the ecosystem

A Few Facts About MENACA

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COVERED ECONOMIES

DUBAI

HEADQUARTER

7

FORTUNE 500 MEMBERS

Where MENACA Is Headed

VISION

We envision MENACA becoming the MENA’s cloud authority as well as a focal point for exchanging insights with other geographies – raising the profile of this region

MISSION

We make region-wide efforts to monitor, identify and resolve issues around cloud adoption through building a unique community representing major players in the market

OBJECTIVES

We aim to significantly expand our membership to reach a total of 100 corporate members and to create five other major industry tools by the end of 2018

Our Executive Team

Omid is a community builder and a cloud evangelist. He has spent the last 10 years growing tech markets in both Asia and the Middle East. A well-recognized expert on IT transformation, Omid frequently speaks at events around the globe and regularly contributes thought leadership to the industry. As Founder and Executive Director of MENA Cloud Alliance, Omid is responsible for the organization’s overall strategy as well as leading MENACA toward becoming a regional cloud authority. Mr. Mahboubi also serves as cloud/big data consultant for a number of technology companies.

Per has 20 years of experience growing technology companies and ICT industry trade groups to positions of market leadership, profitability and, in some cases, very successful exits. He possesses exceptional skills in managing cross-cultural business environments and has delivered double digit growth and healthy profit margins by successfully developing new revenue streams, new customers and new channels, whilst managing costs efficiently. A frequent public speaker, often quoted in industry press and by analysts. Per serves as the co-founder of MENA Cloud Alliance.

Trish is a marketing professional with 13 years experience in regional marketing management and planning, PR & corporate communications, marketing communications project leadership and agency relationship management. Having Indepth experience in marketing communications, campaign and event management, strategic partnerships and sponsorships, regional campaigns and product launches, corporate communications and PR, Patricia leads MENACA’s marketing strategy.