Dr. Fahad Hussain Mushayt


Dr. Fahad Hussain Mushayt

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Fahad Hussain Mushayt is the Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Telecom Company – Specialized (STC SC) from January 1st, 2016 to Present. Leading STC SC, the execution arm of STC for mission critical communications, to be the exclusive provider of integrated and secure critical communications services required by all vital sectors in the KSA.
On the period from Jan to Dec 2015 he has appointed as the Vice President of Business Development at STC. He joined STC in 2000 in Corporate Planning Department, moved subsequently, in July 2004 as the Head of STC Strategic Investments Unit, reporting to the CEO. In this role, Dr. Mushayt initiated, managed, closed and subsequently oversaw in excess of US$ 8 Billion in investments by STC in KSA and globally.

On June 15th 2011, he was appointed Vice President of Corporate Strategy, reporting to the Group CEO. In this role, Dr. Mushayt’s responsibilities included promoting the growth agenda of STC enhancing the competitive position of the company.

Prior to joining STC, Dr. Mushayt spent about two years with the Saudi Industrial Development Fund.

Dr. Fahad earned Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Research from King Saud University, Riyadh, in 1991. He earned Master of Science Degree in Economics from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, in 1995. He obtained his Doctorate of Philosophy in Political Economy and Public Policy from the University of Southern California L.A. in 1999. He has also completed a variety of management programs from INSEAD, London Business School, and Stanford.

Dr. Fahad served as a Vice President of the Telecom Development Advisory Group (TDAG) of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) for 3 consecutive years (2003 to 2005). He also was a member of the board of many international and local companies (with board committees’ responsibilities), including: Maxis Communications Holding (Private, Malaysia), Maxis (Listed, Malaysia), Axis (Chairman of Audit Committee) (Indonesia).