Khaled Charif

Khaled Charif

Khaled is the Director of Technology and Innovation at NXN (Formerly neXgen) with overall responsibilities for the development of technology strategies and the delivery of services for smart cities, smart communities, telecom, and government entities.

Khaled has over 22 years experience in the ICT industry from a planning, design and implementation perspective, and in multifaceted roles as an ICT vendor-solutions architect, professional services, systems integration lead, business & technology consultant, and software architect.

Before joining NXN , Khaled held multiple senior positions with Cisco, Juniper and Alcatel covering the Middle East, Europe, and North America:

  • He headed the data center & cloud practice at Juniper Networks for Europe, Middle East, and Africa. He was responsible for solutions and business development, partner enablement, and the improvement of quality and efficiency measures for the professional services organization.
  • He managed the planning, design, and implementation of service provider national IP backbone infrastructures, service edge, and data center networks in the Gulf and Middle East.

Khaled holds a Masters Degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer & Communications Engineering from the American University of Beirut.