Mr. Saleem Albalooshi is currently the Executive Vice President of Network Development and operations. of Du, a fast growing enterprise in the United Arab Emirates.
Saleem took the challenge of leading a team that includes Contact Center Operations - Dubai based and Partners Offshore Operations, Customer Service Experience program operations, Fixed and Mobile Network development and Operations where Network Operations is fully outsourced to an external Partner,
He provides leadership that drives continuous improvement and development of critical operational by building fixed, mobile and IT converged infrastructure. He contributes in establishing the company’s technical vision and technology development.
Prior to joining du, Saleem assumed a senior position in Etisalat, a UAE based telecommunications services provider. Saleem built and led a team to operate public internet infrastructure, expansion of Etisalat core network to GIGA bit infrastructure, design and implementation of Emirates Internet Exchange Infrastructure (EMIX).
Previously, Saleem served as Chief Technology Officer in Dubai World Central JV, a 140 square kilometer urban aviation community centered on the world's largest international airport.
Saleem has 18 years strategic and operational telecom experience. He is credited with leading the team in designing and building Next Generation Network (NGN) of Canar Communications in Sudan.
Saleem earned his Telecom Engineering degree from Etisalat University College in 1995.