Director Business Development, Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource City
Faisal Hammoud was appointed as Director Business Development for Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource City in 2016 and was tasked to further the growth of both business communities. Dubai Internet City (DIC) is the MENA region’s largest ICT hub while Dubai Outsource City (DOC) is a modern, business hub dedicated to the growth of the global outsourcing industry.
In his previous role as Senior Manager of Business Development, Faisal worked closely with existing business partners to ensure a collaborative community such as Huawei, Samsung, Microsoft and Google to name a few. He also played a leading role in attracting multinational firms to DIC and DOC, including Facebook, China Telecom Global, AXA insurance, WIPRO and many more.
DIC and DOC are members of TECOM Group, a member of Dubai Holding, and have successfully developed prosperous ecosystems for technology and outsourcing companies from all elements of the value chain. DIC is home to some of the top Fortune 500 companies, including Huawei, HP, EMC, Equinix and Oracle and is a catalyst for the growth of the ICT industry in the region.
Faisal has worked with TECOM Group since 2007, where he has held several managerial positions including Manager of Commercial Operations for Dubai Internet City. Faisal holds an MBA in Marketing & Finance from Halifax University.