Education
  • 2009
    2015
    MONTREAL

    PH.D. IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, MANAGEMENT SPECIALIZATION (Magna cum laude)

    HEC MONTREAL (UNIVERSITY OF MONTREAL)

    Thesis: Is China the new Japan of the 21st century?
  • 2004
    2006
    Montreal

    MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ADMINISTRATION, MANAGEMENT SPECIALIZATION (Magna cum laude)

    HEC MONTREAL (UNIVERSITY OF MONTREAL)

    Thesis: The impact of new information technologies on management
  • 2002
    2004
    Montreal

    SPECIALIZED GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT (Magna cum laude)

    HEC MONTREAL (UNIVERSITY OF MONTREAL)

  • 1995
    2000
    Montreal

    BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, IT SPECIALIZATION

    École de technologie supérieure (University of Quebec)

    Final Project: Bluetooth Technology
Jobs And Experience (Selected)
  • 2007
    ...
    Montreal

    Consultant

    Self-Employed

    Carried out various consulting mandates in several sectors, ranging from organizational diagnosis to strategic planning, strategy development, and business plans... E.g. Prepared a feasibility study on the development of a fund to Youth Entrepreneurship in the Green Economy, presented at COP 22.
  • 2004
    ...
    Montreal

    Lecturer & Researcher

    HEC MONTRÉAL & POLYTECHNIQUE MONTRÉAL

    Taught various courses ranging from Management to Business Strategy in different programs and levels in a regular format and online. Worked in collaboration with professors on various research projects related to their courses. Carried out a research on the situation of universities in terms of preparing the workforce working in the aeronautics sector (presented at the 1st Aerospace Forum in Montreal).
  • 2014
    2014
    Montreal

    Advisor Business Strategy & Consulting Analyst Corporate Strategy

    Desjardins Group

    Carried out a global comparative study on the evolution of the notion of members and customers in cooperatives. Provided a full strategic development plan (recommendations for viable growth strategies). Conducted a full research on operational issues and provided recommendations for solving them. Organized workshops.
  • 2006
    2006
    Montreal

    Director of Operations (North America) & Consultant Management, Strategy & Business Development

    Stratégies Internationales

    Established concrete, customer-specific strategies for pursuing their goal of penetrating the North American market following various studies. Established relationships with customers and some North-American Organizations.
LANGUAGES
English, French, Arabic, Spanish, Turkish, German, Japanese... >
LEVEL : From beginner to native
OTHER SKILLS
Results-oriented, excellent communicator, speaking several languages with leadership and coaching skills highly recognized and appreciated >
LEVEL : Advanced EXPERIENCE : 18 years
HOBBIES
Running, climbing, dancing, collecting stamps and coins, photography, traveling, painting, cooking ... >
LEVEL : Passionate
Additional WORK HISTORY (Selected)

Editorial Board Member of The Geopolitics

www.thegeopolitics.com

Acting Manager Admissions & Academic follow-ups

Polytechnique Montréal

Lecturer and Trainer of Trainers

HEC Montréal (International Executive Education) in Canada and Lebanon

Test Engineer & Component Reliability Engineer & Project Manager

Nortel Networks