Riyadh Muawad has been senior vice president of business to business (B2B) sales and business development for government and large corporate accounts at the Saudi Telecom Company (STC) since March 2019.
Muawad obtained a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Boston University in 2005. He began his professional career at NTC (Bugshan Group) as account manager, later switching to Riyadh-based CA Technologies as account/channel manager for the public sector. In 2008, he joined Cisco as account manager and moved up the corporate ladder to become regional manager in 2012.
In 2014, he joined the STC as vice president for B2B government and corporate sectors and was later promoted to senior vice president. He also chairs other key STC projects.
Muawad also served as board member of the Kuwait Telecommunication Company- VIVA from June 2017 to April 2019.
He completed a senior executive program in strategy, innovation and digital transformation at the Harvard Business School in 2018. His specialties include IT and telecommunications, government and enterprise sales, relationship management, channel management and business development.
The STC recently announced that digitizing 7 million contracts has helped it save 200,000 waiting hours annually. The electronic contracts are part of the transformation journey
that the company is leading to digitize its services and enable individual and corporate entities to do the same.
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