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Babak Fouladi

Group CTIO at MTN


Babak Fouladi joined MTN Group in May 2016 in the capacity of Group Chief Technology and Information Officer, overseeing the network technology and information systems group-wide (22 operating companies across Africa and the Middle East).

Babak is a Senior Executive, with global experience in the Telecommunications, Media and ICT sectors. Before joining MTN Group, Babak served as Chief Technology Officer of Vodafone Spain, a position he held since May 2012. Prior to that, he was appointed as Director for IT Development, Vice President for Multimedia and System Integration in the United Kingdom and later as Vice President, Systems Integration in Moscow.

Babak has held key executive positions at various telecommunications companies globally, and has served tenures in Spain, Romania, Russia and the United Kingdom.

Babak attended The George Washington University in Washington DC, USA and completed his Bachelor of Science (Electrical Engineering) Cum Laude in 1991 and his Master of Science (Information Management) Magna Cum Laude in 1993.

He currently holds memberships to the Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA as well as the Institute of Directors SA.

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