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Fares Akkad

Head of New Media MBC
In his role at MBC, Fares looks after the digital portfolio for MBC and is responsible for helping define the digital strategy for MBC group.  Further, Fares also heads all distribution efforts for the group across TV, Music, Radio, Online and Mobile.  Fares is an experienced strategist, having founded several successful internet start-ups both in the US and the Middle East.  He also has extensive experience in management consulting having advised global and regional clients on a variety of technology and digital issues.  Prior to MBC, Fares was with Booz and Company where he focused on the Media Technology and Communications industries. 


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