Board of Trustees
2009 Board Election
Candidate: Khaled Koubaa
Khaled Koubaa is the founder of the Arab World Internet Institute a US based non-profit, non-governmental regional organization committed to independent research on the Internet in the Arab World.
He is also an independent ICT consultant working for the nonprofit sector in Tunisia and Arab and African region. He provides training and one-on-one coaching for organizations and corporate executives on how to choose and implement new information systems and strategies. Mr Koubaa entered the Internet landscape in 1997. He has been involved with Internet Society since 2005, and he participates actively within WSIS structures. He founded the Internet Society chapter in Tunisia and serves as president. He is assisting in the creation of the Arab Internet Societies union. He is member of the Jury of the Alsabah ICT Award, member of the Tunisian Jury WIF2008 ( Webdesign International Festival ), member of the prestigious Pan Arab Web Awards Academy and Ambassador of the World Summit Youth Award.He is regularly at the ICANN meeting as the Tunisian At-Large Structure and many other events related to the Internet. He was appointed to represent African region in the ICANN Nomination Committee. He also serves as one of Public Interest Registry's (PIR) Advisory Council members.
Mr Koubaa earned his Bachelor's degree in management from High School of Commerce, Tunisia and a Masters degree in electronic commerce from the High School of Electronic Commerce. He has also completed an Internet Governance Capacity Building Program with the Diplo Foundation.