Khalid Ahmed Balkheyour

With over 30 years of experience in the telecoms industry, Khalid Balkheyour has held the role of the President and CEO of the Arab Satellite Communications Organization (ARABSAT) since 2003.

Khalid came to Arabsat from Lucent Technologies where he was the Executive Vice President for Marketing and Sales from 1999 to 2003. Prior to that, he was the Vice President of Operations and Maintenance in the Saudi Ministry of PTT, later known as Saudi Telecommunication Company (STC).

He holds a Master degree in Electrical Engineering from California State Polytechnic University Pomona in 1981.