CEO & Founder
C-level executive, entrepreneur, researcher, and founder of Qinnovation, Digital Marketing agency & CRM implementation house – Partner of Marketo, HubSpot, and Salesforce.
During his 25 years of professional experience in the high-tech industry, Imad held many key senior management positions in distinguished large organizations.
During his tenure as the Chief Information Officer of Dubai Holding, Imad led the conglomerate’s overall technology strategy and implemented key projects for TECOM Group, Dubai Properties Group, and other subsidiaries.
Before that, Imad worked for Microsoft Gulf managing the business solutions on Microsoft Dynamics ERP, CRM, and other business solutions.
Imad also managed Microsoft’s largest partner for the business applications in the Middle East winning the Microsoft Inner Circle Award and best consulting & sales partner.
Imad is a co-founder of the SOLIDERE Real Estate in Lebanon and helped the company define and implement its entire IT strategy.
Imad holds a BS in Computer Science from American University of Beirut (AUB) with three honors, MS in Computer Science from the Lebanese American University, and an MBA from University of Liverpool.
Imad is a doctoral learner and his research work includes organizational design, finance for value creation, customer loyalty and management, ERP, and leadership.
Imad has recently delivered several keynotes presentations at several local and global CIO events on the future role of the CIO, critical thinking for business executives, Business-IT alignment, and others.
Imad chaired the Program Advisory Committee (PAC) of Higher Colleges of Technologies (HCT) between 2005 to 2012 helping HCT in defining its IT programs and introducing many new technologies including mobile and game app development.
Imad is also an Advisory Board Member of ATechWorld.