Program Director, Telecoms & Networking, Middle East & Africa - IDC
Paul Black is responsible for all telecoms and media consulting and research projects for the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey.
With over 14 years experience in telecommunications spanning Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, he has managed a vast array of high-profile projects including start up operations, business processes, strategic planning, product and service portfolio creation, BSS deployment, and go-to-market planning.
Mr. Black has extensive experience working directly with operators in the Middle East and Africa as a managing consultant for BT, helping to launch new operations in the region. He has a deep technical understanding and strong commercial acumen that has brought positive results in a number of engagements in both mobile and fixed-line projects.
Prior to specializing in the telecommunications industry, Mr. Black worked in the oil and gas industry in the United Kingdom.
Paul Black graduated from the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom where he received an Masters degree in information science.