Khaled Charif is the Director for Technology and Innovation at NXN. He leads the development of NXN’s technology strategy, transformative platforms and emerging technology solutions. Working closely with the company’s advisory, productisation, data science, and analytics teams, he supports the delivery of services, solutions and data insights for smart cities, smart communities, telecom and government customers.
With a track record of more than 25 years in the ICT industry, Khaled has held a variety of roles including technology architect, software solutions architect, professional services consultant, systems integration lead, and other business and technology consulting roles. His broad experience, deep industry knowledge and forte for technology planning and development, help to make him a valuable advisor for NXN industry and solutions business units and the digital transformation teams of its customers.
Before joining NXN, Khaled held multiple senior positions with Cisco, Juniper and Alcatel, working across the Middle East, Europe and North America. He headed the data centre and cloud practice at Juniper Networks for EMEA, where he was responsible for solutions and business development, partner enablement and development of the professional services organization.
Khaled has extensive experience in working with telecom operators and large enterprises. He has managed the planning, design and implementation of service provider national IP backbone infrastructure, service edge and data centre networks around the Middle East region.