As the founder and CEO of MDIC, a company specialized in the management of telecom operators and consultancy services, Hussein Rifaï has successfully expanded the business's regional scope to several countries across Africa and the Middle East and the CIS.
Under his able leadership, MDIC has established a track record in building and transforming telecom operators, in negotiating licenses and vendor agreements, in performing audits and business valuations and in managing merger & acquisition transactions in the hundreds of millions of USD.
H. Rifaï currently sits on the Board of several companies across the region, in the telecommunication sector as well as in finance, real estate, software development and social media. He also serves on the Board of Al Majmoua, a Lebanese non-profit micro-finance organization. He is a member of the External Advisory Board of AUB ECE (Electrical & Computer Engineering) Faculty.
H. Rifaï holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon with distinction. In 2002 he received the FEA (Faculty of Engineering & Architecture) Distinguished Alumnus Award.