Lead Team: Etisalat chairman will share his broadband for all vision at
TEDx Tripoli event in Tripoli, the Libyan capital on 13 February, 2012.
It is the
first major conference to be held in Libya following the revolution and has
attracted a diverse panel of speakers typical of a TEDx event including
business leaders, decision makers, entrepreneurs, educationalists and
Omran, chairman of Etisalat Group, will lead the group’s delegation which also
includes Jamal Al Jarwan, the Etisalat Group’s chief cluster officer, and Ahmed
bin Ali, Group senior vice president, Corporate Communications.
secured gold sponsorship for the event and will share the opening session with
Mustafa Abushagur, Libyan Deputy Prime Minister, Aref Ali Nayed, Libyan
Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, filmmaker Abdulaziz Belhaj, and Perry
Chen, co-founder and chief executive of Kickstarter, the innovative online
platform for funding creative projects, among others.
Telecommunications is transformational. It connects communities,
improves business efficiency and provides opportunities to trade, and it gives
individuals access to healthcare, education and entertainment. A progressive
national ICT policy is fundamental to creating the environment for economic
transformation, especially in the emerging markets of Africa and Asia, an
aspect that will be highlighted by H.E Mohammad Omran during his presentation
at the high-profile event,” Ahmed bin Ali said.
excited to organize the first international TEDx in Libya and we are looking
forward to the presentation of Chairman Omran. Our event will bring her to get
some of the world’s most innovative thinkers, decision makers as well as the
leading minds from within Libya to help inspire and create discussions from
which new ideas may emerge to benefit the entire community,” said Ousama
Abushagur, co-organiser and co-founder of TEDx Tripoli.