Rashed Alabbar is an accomplished senior executive with an impressive track record in business development, product innovation and marketing, digital transformation, and investment management. He brings over 20 years of experience in various industries, particularly in transforming the digital landscape in the UAE. Alabbar has built and managed large business units and teams, established strategic partnerships across various industries, and created and managed innovative work environments that resulted in outstanding organizational results.
Alabbar holds a degree in Bachelor of Science, Computer Science with Software Development Specialization from the University of Wollongong in Dubai, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science/Computer Engineering from the University of Southern California, and an Executive MBA in Business Administration from the University of Bradford. He also studied Organizational Leadership at INSEAD.
Alabbar's professional career highlights include his role as Director of Business Development and formerly Business Development Director - UAE at Oracle, Board Advisor at Think Future Marketing, Owner of Noon KSA (Trustee & Nominated) at noon, Vice President - Strategic Partnerships & Digital Innovations and Vice President Innovation & Youth Segment at Etisalat, and Co-Founder & Chief Commercial Officer at Tapit Marketing UAE. He also held various positions at eHosting DataFort and Dubai Police HQ.
Alabbar's expertise lies in business development, product innovation and marketing, digital transformation, investment management, organizational performance improvement, and partnership development nationally and internationally. He is also interested in innovation & incubation and transforming the digital landscape in the UAE.