Wassay Mohammad Ali is the Vice President of Operations for EMEA and Asia at Excelacom. He is involved in technology strategy and transformation initiatives, as well as business development in the EMEA and Asia regions.
He has been with Excelacom since 2011 and has been instrumental in establishing our European base while working on several strategic initiatives across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.
Prior to joining Excelacom, Mr. Ali was working with another Global Professional Services and Consulting Organization based in the UK and acted as regional head for the strategic consulting business unit in the telecom, media and utility sector. In this role, he spearheaded several initiatives by leading the architecture and delivery teams. He was also a Principal Consultant and Assistant VP at Logan Orviss, which later became part of Cap Gemini.
Before Logan Orviss, Mr. Ali was the CIO at a large UAE based group responsible for rolling out mobile and fixed-line networks in several emerging markets, including South Asia, Central Asia, and Africa. His responsibilities included strategy, planning, and rollout of end-to-end business and operations support systems. Prior to that, he worked in a similar role at Motorola in the Middle East as part of their Cellular Infrastructure Group. In the early part of his career, Mr. Ali worked at Schlumberger in the oil field services industry and managed field data analysis projects in Europe and the Middle East.
Mr. Ali holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Houston and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Oxford.