General Manager, Carrier & Roaming Services, International Roaming

Baha Allawati is a General Manager looking after the international Roaming and heading the carrier & Roaming services for Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel). He previous held a Sr. Manager position of National and International accounts where he managed the relationship with the various National and International operators and carriers including two Mobile resellers in Oman. He also served as a Sr. Project Manager for Omantel where he program managed a portfolio of multimillion dollars Telecom and IT projects from Mobile to SDH/DWDM and fiber optic cable deployment. Prior to joining Omantel, he spent more than 4 years with Iris Wireless – USA in positions of Assistant Project Manager where he deployed SMS and MMS interworking solutions as well as being a Sr. Network and Security Engineer in managing and deploying the entire network infrastructure for Iris Wireless. During his studies in the USA, he network consulted along with Andrew W Dozier & Associates and assisted into implementing telecom solutions for Banks, SOHOs and small clinics, and contributed into building a network lab course for Vanderbilt University. Mr. Allawati has more than 13 years of experience in the IT and Telecom sector and holds a BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering with the emphasis on Telecom and IT and a Minor in Math from Vanderbilt University - USA, , MS in Networking Security from Vanderbilt University – USA and a Master’s Certificate degree in Project management from George Washington University. He is also in the final phase of completing a leadership program from Manchester Business School.