Yasser Zeineldin is the CEO of eHosting DataFort , the Middle East region’s leading Managed IT and Advisory services provider and a subsidiary of TECOM Investments. Under his leadership, the company has been widely recognized for its ability to deliver a comprehensive range of Managed IT services, Innovative use of technology, and improving the value of ICT investments for its customers.
Associated with TECOM Investments since September 2008, Zeineldin was earlier the Executive Director – Business Development, reporting to the Group CEO. He continues to be a member of the TECOM Management Committee , TECOM Investment Committee, and a board member in a number of regional and global ICT companies such as NexGen Advisory Group, Energy Management Services, and a former board member of Interoute Communications Holdings (March 2009 – May 2011).
Prior to TECOM Investments, Yasser spent ten years with Microsoft where he has held various management positions. These include - Regional Marketing Manager for Microsoft Gulf and East Mediterranean in 1998 and Regional Manager for the government sector for Microsoft Middle East Africa (MEA) in 2004. During this period, he was responsible for strategic business development as well as working with various governments in the region to help address their key socio-economic challenges. In 2006, he became the Regional Director at Microsoft Gulf, responsible for managing multiple teams that are assigned to oversee operations across the government, education, communications, financial, energy and the corporate general business sectors. He was also a member of the Worldwide Government Industry Core Strategy team and the Worldwide Partner Executive Council.
Before joining Microsoft, Yasser led the communication giant AT&T’s operations in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia. He took up the role after moving back from a special assignment with NCR/Teradata, a global technology company in the US, where his primary focus was on developing the market for Business Intelligence and Parallel Processing Systems in Latin America and the MEA region.
With a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications from the Ain Shams University, he is an accomplished C-Level Executive with 24 years of experience in the ICT field with expertise in the GCC region, Egypt, Pan European markets and the US.