Ali  Sassi

Ali Sassi

Account Director, Ascom Network Testing
 

Currently employed at Ascom Network Testing

Previous: Mobitrans, Aircom International, SNS - Saudi Networkers Services, Glotel, Interxion, Netdecisions- Agilisys

 

Previous: Open University, Université Saint Etienne Jean Monnet

 

    Summary

    • 13 years of experience in the Telecoms and IT Industry of which the last 7 years were spent working in Account & Sales management, Marketing, and Business Development in the Middle East & Africa and CIS region. • A multi-lingual (English, French, Arabic and Spanish) hands-on Sales professional with experience and a passion for the Telco industry. • Western educated professional - Master’s degree in Telecom / MBA. • Track record in exceeding targets, sustainable pipeline management and excellent closing ratio. • Strong relationship building skills with influencers and decision makers of all hierarchical levels and diverse cultural backgrounds.

Experiences

Account Director

At Ascom Network Testing

From January 2012 to Present
Ascom Network Testing offers the TEMS™ Portfolio, a complete set of trusted software products and hardware solutions for wireless network drive testing, benchmarking, monitoring, and analysis. Responsible for Account Management, Sales & BD to Wireless Operators, Vendors and Services companies in...
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Business development manager

At Mobitrans

From January 2011 to November 2011
Mobitrans provides online subscription content service(s) to mobile operators in Middle East & Africa. We have successfully launched our services with 50+ operators (Qtel, Zain, Etisalat, MTN, Orange, Vodacom, STC…) in more than 30 countries in Middle East and Africa. I am responsible for Sales...
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Regional Sales Manager

At Aircom International

From 2008 to 2010
Aircom International is one of the leading multinational software products (RF&MW planning, OSS performance &configuration management) and consultancy services provider to Telecoms network operators and vendors worlwide. Responsibilities: • Key Account & Sales Management for North African...
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Senior Account Manager

At SNS - Saudi Networkers Services

From 2006 to 2008
SNS, Saudi Networkers Services, focuses on delivering full turnkey services, managed services, in-building solutions and consultancy solutions in the MENA region. Built and developed SNS consultancy branch in Dubai from scratch. Responsible for key account and sales management, targeting...
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Telco recruitment consultant

At Glotel

From 2005 to 2006
Glotel is an IT / Telco recruitment agency, specialising in the provision of technology/ICT and telecoms contracts professionals within the telecommunication industry worldwide Working as Telco recruitment consultant, responsible for account and sales management, targeting major Mobile Operators...
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ESC Engineer

At Interxion

From 2002 to 2005
Senior member of Interxion’s European Service Centre (ESC), which provides multilingual technical support for Co-location, Connectivity and Managed services (Network monitoring, Data Back-up & Restore, Disaster recovery) for 26 data centres in 11 countries across Europe. . My role as a Senior...
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Telecoms Engineer

At Netdecisions- Agilisys

From 2000 to 2002
System administration, support, capacity planning , implementation of new technologies for the 3 London sites (approximately 300 users) for Definity Avaya PABX and Audix voice mails systems
 

Skills

 
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Sales