SANTA CLARITA, CA, November 20, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Ahmad Al Fares has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Mr. Fares has garnered a laudable reputation as the founder & chief executive officer of Celitech Inc. established in 2017. Celitech prides itself by being the world's 1st digital-only connectivity platform, improving the travel experience of smartphone users via accessible & affordable cellular data. Celitech service is delivered via its proprietary web application and programming interface. Previously, Mr. Fares distinguished himself as executive of the Keystone Group and co-founder of Acsys Technologies from 2010 until 2017, and as a senior consultant for Roland Berger Strategy Consultants between 2009 and 2010. Prior to that he was an engineering & business development manager for Petrofac from 2004 to 2008 during which the company grew from a small, private company to a FTSE 100. His inaugural role in the field started in 2003 when he a led a research & development team to digitize telecom testing equipment from expensive, bulky hardware to software algorithms; such work became National Instruments' GSM/EDGE Measurement Suite in the US and was published & presented by Mr. Fares at the IEEE International Symposium on Communication & Information Technologies 2004 in Japan.
Mr. Fares is a sitting member of the Forbes Technology Council since 2018, primarily in light of his pioneering work in the realm of mobile technology. To wit, he holds various patents for systems and methods regarding the enhancement of mobile data roaming and connectivity, as well as redundant access control, removable wireless buttons, enhanced remote connectivity provisioning, and remote access rights and verification. In his civic endeavors, Mr. Fares conferred his expertise as a judge at the Hult Prize Foundation in 2017 and served as a mentor for the Mowgli Foundation between 2015 and 2016.
Prior to embarking upon his professional journey, Mr. Fares pursued a formal education at the National Protestant College in Lebanon, from which he graduated with distinction and a baccalaureate degree in mathematics in 2000. Continuing his academic efforts, he attended the American University of Beirut (AUB), obtaining a Bachelor of Engineering in electrical engineering in 2004, also with distinction. Thereafter Mr. Fares attained a Master of Business Administration in general management from the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD) in 2008, followed by executive coursework in strategic business evaluation at Harvard Business School in 2013.
In light of his numerous achievements, Mr. Fares has received various accolades throughout the length of his career. In particular, he was bestowed with an INSEAD diversity fund scholarship in 2008 and was acknowledged to have written the best paper in electrical engineering at the 3rd FEA Engineering Conference at AUB in 2004. Furthermore, his company Celitech was also recognized as "Best Tech Startup for 2019" by The Tech Tribune. Mr. Fares has been a member of the INSEAD Alumni Association as well as of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and a speaker at global mobile conferences.
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