Ali M. Alsabbagh

Marketer, Consultant, and Strategist in Bahrain

Ali M. Alsabbagh

Marketer, Consultant, and Strategist in Bahrain

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Marketing Consultant, Media & PR Strategist, ex-Entrepreneur, Award Winner, Public Speaker, Youth Activist, Bookworm, Tech Savvy, World Traveler

• Awarded the "Best Entrepreneurial" award in Social Media Awards 2012 by the Bahrain Information Affairs Authority.

• Awarded the "Best Media Personality" award in Social Media Day 2012 Awards by the Social Media Club in Bahrain.

• Currently, the Media and Public Relations Strategist for Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO).

• Previously, was a Business Developer in the Bahrain Economic Development Board, and the Social Media Manager in Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco).

• Currently, member of the Bahrain Polytechnic's Curriculum Advisory Committee, and speaker in the UNIDO-ARCEIT Enterprise Development and Investment Promotion (EDIP).

• Previously, was a board member of the Social Media Club | Bahrain Chapter, board member and Secretary to the Board of Bahrain Youth Pioneering Society.

• Currently, a fellow of the John Smith Trust Rule of Law Fellowship, an alumni of the American Council for Young Political Leaders, and a member of the US Department of State International Exchange Alumni.

• Jury member of the Bahrain eGovernment Excellence Awards (2013), blog author in eHulool.com (2011-2013), mentor in the Startup Weekend Bahrain (2011 & 2012), volunteer with InJAz Bahrain (2010-2015), and board member of Batelco Free Trade Union and Head of its Media Committee (2012-2013).

• Co-Founder of WSI | eStisharaTech, a Digital Marketing Consultancy, in Bahrain, Qatar and Saudi Arabia (2009-2011).

• Continues to be an active member of Bahrain Internet Society, Chartered Management Institute, International Academy of Business and Financial Management, Association of Accounting Technicians.

• "Magna Cum Laude" graduate with a BA (Hons) Multimedia Computing from the University of Sunderland (2005).

• Holder of MSc in Economics, Finance and Management from the University of Bristol (2007).

• Graduate of the Executive Education Program "Emerging Leaders" from Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2013).

• Certified Digital Marketing Professional and Certified Internet Marketing Consultant by WSI Corporate (2009).

• Certified Project Finance Specialist by the International Academy of Business and Financial Management (2009).