Country of residence: United Arab Emirates
Osman Sultan is a well-known thoughtleader in the telecoms industry, having successfully launched the UAE’s second telecom.
As the founding CEO of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC-du, joining the company in January 2006, Sultan has driven du to become a key player in the region. The telco has over 9 million active subscribers and also serves over 100,000 businesses.
Sultan has enjoyed a successful career for over 30 years spanning Europe, North America and the MENA region.
Prior to joining du, Sultan was the founding CEO of another successful Middle Eastern operator – Mobinil in Egypt he set up in 1998. During his tenure, he achieved his vision of putting ‘a mobile in the hands of everyone.