Head of Media Partnerships in the Middle East, Africa & Turkey, Facebook
Fares Akkad, who is based in Dubai, is head of media partnerships for Facebook and Instagram in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey. He worked previously as Head of Distribution and Digital Business Development for MBC Group, and as a management consultant with Booz & Co, where he led several projects across media, technology and telecommunication. He is passionate about entrepreneurship and startups, and is a big advocate for autism awareness. Fares is fluent in English, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese.