Eng. Salim Muthib Al-Ozainah
Eng. Salim Muthib Al-Ozainah – Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority
With over 20 years experience in the ICT sector, Eng. Al-Ozainah joined CITRA as the founding Chairman and CEO with a mandate to establish a leading regulatory body and framework that will enable Kuwait’s ICT sector to excel globally.
Prior to joining CITRA, Eng. Al-Ozainah held several cabinet positions in various national governments, including serving as Minister of Communications in 2012, and various leading boards and committees within the ICT sector. He was a memeber of the preparatory committee of the International Telecommunication Unit’s Delegates Conference, a member of the committee tasked with drafting the bill to establish an independent commission to regulate telecommunications (the organization he now chairs); he was a member of the national committee overseeing telephone companies and emergency services at the Ministry of Communication. His previous posts also include heading Kuwait’s Communications Center at the Ministry of Communication.
Eng. Salim Al-Ozainah holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology, Massachusetts, United States.