Summary

According to the Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator (MBTI) I'm an ENTP, also known as "The Visionary". https://www.personalitypage.com/html/ENTP.html

Some of our strong traits are Project-oriented, Enjoy generating ideas and theories, Creative and ingenius, Bright and capable, Flexible and Diverse, Excellent communication skills, Natural leaders, but do not like to control people, Lively and energetic; able to motivate others, logical, rational thinkers, able to grasp difficult concepts, enjoy solving difficult problems and theories

We are idea people, upbeat visionaries, highly value knowledge & live in the world of possibilities. We become excited about concepts, challenges and difficulties. Creative, clever, curious, and theoretical so I'm always eager to listen to your business brief

Among the best careers for us are, Consultant, Psychologists, Entrepreneurs, Photographers, Consultants, Marketing Personnel & Computer Programmer or Systems Analyst which serves me real well to cater for my clients

Very passionate about Enterprising dreams. Setting visions and digital strategies for internet businesses to achieve Online/Social media presence, consumer engagement/digital communication platforms, Online Revenue streams and overall brand and company equity

Studied Management of E-Business in AUC

14 years working in the internet industry
9 years working in Online Media. Worked with Egypt's largest portals, served top spend brands.
3 years consulting for Digital start up businesses

Handled a $1 Million Dollar account @Yahoo!, "Egypt Travel Authority" promoting Egypt as a tourist destination in the US, Europe & the Middle East

Founded one of the first Digital Media agencies in Egypt, first Media representative to bring Yahoo! Advertising Sales to the Egypt market.

Annual online promotions of 120 movie productions of Paramount, Universal Studios and DreamWorks for Egypt's Largest Cinema Chains, Renaissance Cinemas

Experiences

Chief Marketing Officer April 2015 - Present ( 6 Years - 8 Months )

Jobzella.com | Internet/E-commerce ( Industry )

Cairo, Egypt

Planning( Role )

Set the Re-positioning & Expansion Marketing Strategy of Jobzella.com in Egypt & KSA/GCC
Structure The Marketing Division & Hire Agencies
Monitor Execution & KPI's of Regions Marketing Units & Agencies

Founder & Head June 2008 - Present ( 13 Years - 6 Months )

2008 - Online Advertising Reseller/Media Representative for Yahoo!

2010 - Change of Business Model from Media Representation to Social Media & Digital Production for the Entertainment Industry - Renaissance Cinemas & Thebes Productions

2012 - Consulting for Online Media Portals - ElGomhoreya.tv & EventGate.net

2013 - Digital Marketing consultant EgyPuppy.com

2014 - Digital Marketing & E-Commerce Research & Development - Ravin Jeanswear

2014 - Volunteer Consultant - The Human Foundation, KunNafsak & Asl W Wasl Projects
2014 - Marketing Strategy & Business Plan - WOWsUP.net

Egypt Head of Sales February 2009 - August 2010 ( 1 Years - 6 Months )

Handled Egypt Sales efforts acting as Maktoob point of contact with Egypt Market

Introduced the Yahoo! to Egypt market after the Maktoob Aquisition

Was Heading ETA $1 Million Account - Egypt Tourism Authority -Campaign promoting Egypt on Yahoo! Maktoob targeting Arab World & Yahoo! US, Y! Spain, Y! France, Y! Italy, Y! Germany & others

Worked with Mindshare, UM7, Initiative, Magna, Starcom, Zenith and others on Egypt's top spend brands campaigns

Worked briefly on KSA Jeddah Market introducing Yahoo! after the acquisition

Country Sales Manager February 2005 - November 2009 ( 4 Years - 9 Months )

Handled Egypt Sales efforts acting as Maktoob point of contact with Egypt Market
Introduced the latest know how & trends of Online Advertising to Marketers & Product Managers, Advertising Agencies, Media Planning & Buying Agencies.
Handled the setup & registration of Maktoob Group (Maktoob.com, Araby.com, Maktoob TV) in Egypt
Held several strategic agreements for offline exposure
Held several agreements with Arabic DotComs as content providers

PFSM November 2002 - November 2003 ( 1 Years )

Business Development Manager January 2002 - January 2003 ( 1 Years )

Connection developed a detailed digital map of Greater Cairo. My main role was to introduce different mapping applications that will create new revenue streams for the company such as:

Mapping portal with an Advertising revenue model (Google Maps Model)

Map based routing applications for fleet management to serve major distribution companies such as FMCG's, Pharmaceuticals, Courier, etc... to better manage their distribution fleet of vehicles.

Introduced the digital map to Daimler Chrysler, BMW, Jaguar & Range Rover to be used on the built in GPS based Navigator systems in their cars

Co-worked with the Managing Director on the Business Plan of a GIS based Call Center (For inquiry on the "Closest" service/line of business through a premium telephone number)

Sales Manager January 2000 - December 2001 ( 1 Years - 11 Months )

Web solutions/websites/portals Sales

Sales Executive June 1998 - December 1999 ( 1 Years - 6 Months )

Education

The American University in Cairo 2003

Diploma, E-Business,

October 6 University 1994

Bachelors of Hotel Management, Hotel Management,

Skills

  • Advertising
  • B2B
  • Business Planning
  • Digital Marketing
  • Digital Media
  • E-commerce
  • Google Analytics
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Media Planning
  • Mobile Marketing
  • New Media
  • Online Advertising
  • Online Brandertainment
  • Online Branding
  • Online Identity
  • Online Marketing
  • Online Presence
  • Sales
  • Social Media
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Start-ups
  • Strategy
  • Web 2.0
  • Web Marketing

Personal Info

Birth Date: 1973-03-12

Country: Egypt

City: Cairo

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Ahmed has played a major role over the years in educating the market in Egypt on the effectiveness of digital advertising. Taking on that role is an often thankless task that requires singular drive and razor-sharp focus -- Ahmed has been able to do it, and with a ready smile and sense of humor. Willing to acknowledge and learn from challenges, eager to do the impossible to help clients reach their goals, an independent doer, and loud enough to get heard to make sure things get done, Ahmed has the drive and the knowledge to bring a huge market like Egypt to the next level of Online success. Recommended as

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