Labib Matta is a Chief Business Officer at NXN (Formerly neXgen). With extensive experience in consulting and telecom operations, Labib spearheads the Smart City Services development of NXN and works across multiple geographies in the region. Labib is focused on developing the organizational, technical and go to market requirements in order to drive effective Smart City transformation.
With an Executive MBA from London Business School, Labib brings considerable experience that spans over two decades in the fields of sales, management and technology.
At NXN, Labib led key strategy and go to market engagements with various flagship accounts like du, Etisalat, Smart Dubai, Abu Dhabi Municipality, Dubai Silicon Oasis, Al-Dar, & Qatari Barwa.
Prior to joining NXN, Labib played a pivotal role in several major organizations. He was the CEO of an alternative Communications Service Provider and responsible for building triple play telecom and real estate services provider entity from scratch. This involved ensuring a smooth launch and rollout of services, defining the business and financial plans, and formulating the GTM strategy and partnerships.
Prior to that, Labib was the Vertical Business Manager / Regional Sales Manager at Cisco Systems responsible for the Middle East and Africa business and resourcing plan for Connected Real Estate real estate in Middle East and Africa as well as overall service provider and enterprise business in the northern Gulf for Cisco.
As part of the Nortel Networks (Bay) leadership team in Toronto, Canada, Labib was responsible for sales and overall go to market for the finance vertical in Ontario, Canada. Labib plays an active role in global industry groups. He is a Member of ASHRAE, Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) in Canada, member of ITU Smart and Sustainable Cities Focus group and a member of Energy and Consulting Groups at London Business School.