Cisco Middle East names Shukri Eid MD for its east region
In his new role, Mr. Eid will lead the Cisco’s business in the UAE, Oman, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen.
Mr. Eid is a Cisco veteran of nearly 10 years and has worked in multiple leadership capacities across the organization.
Over his 20 year career he has led high-profile strategy, business and technology transformational engagements, working with senior officials and executives across emerging markets.
A Cisco Leadership Pipeline Program alumnus, he most recently held the position of Senior Director of Country Digitization Acceleration (CDA) in Cisco’s EMEAR region, working with government and industry leaders to accelerate national digitization strategies.
Prior to that he was the Director managing Cisco Consulting Services in the same region, where he led a team advising large customer organizations across public sector and enterprise as well as telecom service providers.
Prior to joining Cisco, Mr. Eid held a number of senior consultancy roles at leading blue chips, including IBM Global Business Services and PricewaterhouseCoopers, with engagements involving local and federal government, education, financial services, and defence.
He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Strathclyde University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology.