Mohammed Kateeb joins Azentio as President, Middle East & Africa and Global Head of Islamic Banking, leading the regional strategy, commercial operations, product and business growth for Azentio across MEA and advancing its position as an innovative industry leader.
Mohammed is an established leader, known for being results-driven, dynamic and highly entrepreneurial. He has a diverse experience in building businesses, teams and identifying and capitalizing on market opportunities for over 30 years in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and North America. Before joining Azentio, Mohammed has spent 17 years as Vice Chairman, Group Chairman and finally assuming the role of Group Chairman & CEO for Path Solutions in 2010, focused on investing to accelerate topline growth and winning in the complex marketplace.
Previously, Mohammed has spent 11 years as an executive with Microsoft where he ran Microsoft’s business in 22 countries. He is also known as a key contributor to the regional Telecommunication, Media and Information Technology industry; Mohammed founded and led many regional companies like Innovation, Knowledge and Advanced Technologies (InnoKAT) – a regional system integrator; Convergence, a software and service company; Content Technologies, a media content development company; and AlJareed, a telecommunication value added services provider. He also held executive positions like CEO at Kuwait Cable Vision, Managing Director at Desert Door Production, Chairman at Isoratek, and Board Director at Sherezade Films.
Mohammed served as member of the Board of Trustees of IsDBI, an affiliate of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB) that focuses on developing a technology-enabled Islamic financial services sector leveraging state-of-the-art technology to mainstream Islamic economics and finance knowledge.