Al-Ghamdi has served as Vice President for Adjacent Market at Zain KSA since November 2016. He had a pivotal role in Zain KSA’s digital transformation journey, and participated in setting the company’s strategies and execution plans, particularly through utilizing drones and adopting new digital business models in several sectors including financial technology. Al-Ghamdi also worked on developing electronic channels, business intelligence, big data capability development, and its supportive infrastructure. Al-Ghamdi has acquired 17 years of experience in marketing, finance and communications. Prior to joining Zain KSA, he held senior roles at several of the Kingdom’s telecom providers and global companies such as Ericsson, Nokia, and Takamol Holding.
Al-Ghamdi holds a master’s degree in Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from King Saud University.