Mr. Jamal Said is a senior consultant with Meirc Training & Consulting. He holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and an master in business administration, both from California State University, Long Beach in the USA. He is also a certified training practitioner (CTP™) from the Institute of Performance and Learning, Canada.
Jamal’s professional career evolved through his years of service with leading multi-nationals with operations throughout the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia and Africa. He started his career with Pepsi Cola International where he managed their information and communication technology (ICT) regional requirements while working with the franchise’s partners on maximizing their own ICT investments to improve growth and operational efficiency. He then moved to Sun Microsystems where he assumed regional management roles in the areas of commercial and sales operations as well as business engagement. He later became Sun’s general manager in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where he led the company’s operations for three years, and provided leading edge solutions to various industries. Before joining Meirc, Jamal was enterprise sales director for the energy sector at Cisco Saudi Arabia where he delivered networking, security and collaboration solutions for the oil and gas, petrochemical and mining space.
Jamal’s expertise covers a number of disciplines including sales and sales operations, key account management, territory and regional management, strategic planning, budgeting, compensation and benefits, project management and conflict resolution. He brings to Meirc extensive expertise in people and team management, development and motivation, as well as in-depth knowledge of key industries such as oil and gas, banking and finance, telecommunication, retail and public sector. In addition, Jamal has solid experience in the field of information technology including data center management, high performance computing, cloud computing, and ERP.
With Meirc, Jamal offers training and consulting services in the fields of leadership and management, strategy and planning, and sales and marketing, as well as in fields related to negotiation and communication skills, people management, career development and project management.