jad hajj

Partner - Strategy& (Formerly Booz & Co)

Middle East


Jad Hajj is a Partner with Strategy& and the leader of the firm’s Telecommunications, Media, Technology, and Digital practice in the Middle East. He specializes in helping telecom operators and technology firms develop winning strategies and build distinctive capabilities. He has particular expertise in corporate strategy, B2B digitization, as well as innovation and business development. In addition to his client work, Jad has authored multiple firm reports including: - Partnering up: How telecom operators can expand their partner channel for IT/digital growth in B2B - Building the future of public-sector digital services: The invisible government - Turning bits into dollars: The potential of the data economy in the GCC - Telecom operators in the age of drones: Preparing for the new era - Coherent linkages: How to foster innovation-based economies in the Gulf Cooperation Council - Mission critical: How GCC telecom operators can enable public safety communications - Winning in the digitization space: Differentiating capabilities for MENA telecom operators His telecom experience began at Verizon in the U.S. where he worked for five years before joining the firm in 2005 as an Associate. In 2008 he took a 12-month sabbatical to work for a regional media and technology park as head of strategic planning. Jad re-joined the firm in 2010 as a Manager. He holds a B.S. in engineering from the American University of Beirut, a M.S. in engineering from the University of Texas, and an MBA from the London Business School. 

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