Our Team

The BTC emdha Executive Leadership team is committed to maintaining the highest standards of governance, which we believe is essential for sustained success and growth.

Alawi Mohammed Baroum

Alawi Mohammed Baroum

Chairman / President

An entrepreneur and a dynamic business management professional, having rich experience with an outstanding record of achievements. Setting strategic directions to the business and managing the performing team with outstanding leadership qualities are a few of his core strengths.

  • Joined BTC in 1987 Chairman/President of BTC
  • Board Member of several companies locally and internationally
  • Shareholder of BTC and its affiliate companies in the region

Previously held positions as:

  • Board Member of Bayanat
  • Head of Sales & Marketing for the Gulf State – IBM
  • Head of African Operation – IBM
Ibrahim Saleh Al Kharboush

Eng. Ibrahim Saleh Al Kharboush

Executive Vice President

A highly experienced and competent professional in the field of telecom and wireless industry. He has a rich experience of over 35 years in carrier grade telecom solutions and related IT infrastructure domain, with vast expertise in GSM, Value Added Platforms, IN, Billing Systems, Customer Care Applications, Call Centers, Fraud Management Applications, Network Security, Virtual Network, Cloud Services, IOT, OSS / BSS solutions, Big Data and Data analytics.

  • Joined BTC in 1991
  • Executive Vice President, Baud Telecom Company (BTC)
  • Board Member of Tawasul

Previously held positions as:

Navaneetha Gopala Krishnan

Navaneetha Gopala Krishnan

General Manager

Over 15+ years of experience in PKI infrastructure setup having managed a large team for the largest CA in India in his last assignment. His role included policy advisory, PKI governance and compliance, technology development for business operations, architecture of remote signing and managing key client relationships.

He is spearheading emdha’s growth through technological advancements, product innovation and customer success to fulfil the goal of enabling Kingdom’s digital transformation drive as part of the Vision 2030.

  • Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)

Previously held positions as:

  • Associate Vice President
  • Senior Product Manager
Merzah Ahmed Alaskar

Merzah Ahmed Alaskar

Business Development Manager

Over 15 years of experience in establishing and developing the business of local and international companies in several different and diverse fields in information technology, aviation technology, and the medical field. He has a high ability to quickly identify work issues and then develop and implement a strategy that achieves results. An expert in digital transformation and business development and a consultant for several parties. The combination of management skills, business knowledge, flexibility, and integrity has helped lead and grow a complex business with a track record of successful transformation and strategic change, resulting in a significant positive impact on the bottom line, he has a Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing from Trine University - USA.

Previously held positions as:

  • General Manager of Peak Med Medical Company
  • MENA Corporate Country Manager - JetSmarter Company- Based in the USA
  • General Manager of Partnerships and Business Development - Albilad Consulting and Solutions Co.
Sivaraman Natrajan

Sivaraman Natrajan

Manager Quality Assurance (QA) and Internal Audit

Dynamic and versatile Engineering/Management professional with strong business-acumen and excellent interpersonal skills, Sivaraman is an expert in aligning technological strategies with corporate goals and driving major initiatives. He has diversified expertise in a career spanning more than 20 years in the ICT industry.

Sivaraman is an Engineering graduate with an MBA in Technology Management.

In emdha, he heads the Quality Assurance (QA) and Internal Audit Function. It involves building QA capability, managing QA mandates, providing technical leadership, and introducing the best practices. He is responsible for Certificate Policies, Practices and Compliance, whilst maintaining strong industry knowledge of regulations, changes, trends, and impacts to the business.

Yasser Desouky

Yasser Desouky

Production & IT Manager

Yasser leads emdha’s Production & IT operations, helping emdha’s product & services meet and exceed the technology needs of its customers. He heads a team responsible for running Production operations, integrating and streamlining systems and implementing new digital capabilities to improve performance and efficiency. His team also ensures the security and stability of emdha’s IT infrastructure.

Yasser is a passionate, results-focused, and highly experienced ICT professional with +21 years of experience in the Digital and Information Technology industry working in mission critical industries with sensitive customers in many fields such as PKI, Telecom, Education and Health Care.

His expertise is in Private Key Infrastructure (PKI) & CA Administration, Data Centre Design Building and Operations, Enterprise Network & Security Solutions, IT Services Management, Data and System Integration and Migration, Virtualization and Cloud Computing, Disaster Recovery and Consultancy Services.

Moustafa Zedan

Eng. Moustafa Zedan

Sales Manager

A highly experienced, Skilled and talented sales manager with over 18 years of experience in IT services and infrastructure solution selling, managing projects, handling customers, Systems Integration, Vendor management, Team building - leadership, Consulting, RFP, and proposal Writing.

Possessing developed skills that have been gained through establishing and developing full IT projects, networks, IoT and infrastructures from initial conception to completion with significant awareness of Saudi market.

  • Bachelor of Computer Science

Previously held positions as:

  • IoT Sales Manager of Keir international
  • Sales Manager of Novasat
  • Senior Sales Account Head at AlFanar