Webit Speaker, CEO at Intigral
Dr. Ismaeel Makdisi is Intigral’s Acting CEO. He was previously the company’s General Counsel and VP - Corporate Affairs. Dr. Makdisi also headed Intigral’s Mobile Advertising as well as Corporate Communications when he joined the company in 2009. A U.S. trained lawyer, with a combined 19 years of practice in the U.S. and MENA region, holding a Juris Doctor (JD) from Chicago-Kent and a PhD in Political Sociology from the University of Illinois at Chicago, U.S.A., Dr. Makdisi brings with him a wealth and diversified experience and knowledge in media and telecom - facilitating, participating and contributing to the development and execution of Intigral’s corporate strategy and expanding its geographical operations.
Prior to joining Intigral, Dr. Ismaeel headed the Legal department of the Orbit Group and Noorsat and played a pivotal role in the merger between Orbit and Showtime.
Intigral is a digital convergence venture enabling MENA telecom operators and regional ISPs to deliver a compelling digital media entertainment, content and interactive experience to consumers across mobile, web and IPTV platforms.