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Amr Abdallah is a member of the board of directors of several companies in Egypt. He is an expert in technology and an entrepreneur investing mainly in technology. Most recently, he was the CBO for Vodafone Egypt, where he was previously Chief Strategy Officer. He led shifting Vodafone Egypt strategy from Voice Only mobile company to a Total Solutions provider of voice/data/fixed/mobile services. He was behind the success of implementing the new strategy during his last two years at Vodafone. He has also been CEO of Raya Holding, where he was responsible for the growing telecommunications business; and MD of Raya Distribution and Protech. He helped grow the organization from six employees to over 230. It is now Egypt's largest mobile phone & IT distribution retail and service operation. He has also been involved with IT sales/marketing management at Bull Egypt Information Systems. Amr has a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, and holds an MBA from Aston Business School in Birmingham/UK. Amr was born in Cairo/Egypt. He is married and has three children. In his spare time he enjoys desert safari/swimming/fishing trips. He is a Fellow of the second class of the Middle East Leadership Initiative of The Aspen Institute.