In addition to serving as the Chairman of the Egyptian Company for Mobile Services (Mobinil) since September 2008, Alex Shalaby currently chairs the boards of the nonprofit organizations Injaz and Enactus in Egypt. Mr. Shalaby also serves on the boards of Enactus Worldwide and Hands Along the Nile, a US-based NGO with significant developmental activities in Egypt. He has previously served as a board member for American Chamber of Commerce, the bi-national Fulbright Commission, and Seeds of Peace.
Mr. Shalaby came to Mobinil from Washington, DC where he was AT&T’s Director for Public Affairs, serving as the company’s link to lawmakers on Capitol Hill and lobbying the executive branch of the U.S. government. He helped in achieving more liberalization of the telecoms sector internationally for the emerging nations of the Middle East, Africa, and Eastern Europe through the relevant bi-lateral and multi-lateral agencies. Mr. Shalaby graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alexandria and earned a Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from San Jose State University in California.