Khalil A Jaouni
Khalil Jaouni’s business consulting career spans 30 years, starting in 1987 at Andersen Consulting (currently Accenture) in Riyadh then moving to establish the Accenture Dubai office in 1995. Overall, he spent 15 years at Andersen in the MENA region, including 5 years in partner positions, with an 18-month mid-point stint in London, where he worked on a global cash management program for a leading US bank. He later led the financial markets practice. He is the youngest to achieve partnership at the age of 31 at Andersen in the Middle East.
Subsequently, Khalil founded a number of companies, including CariZMa – a customer interaction consulting and training firm, Atlas Advisory – an investment and business advisory firm, and Sparta Technologies – a project management and investment management solution provider.
Over his 30-year career, Khalil contributed to transformation programs at more than 50 financial services institutions, 4 stock exchanges, 5 telecom groups, in addition to clients in manufacturing, government and healthcare.
Khalil is frequently called upon by CEOs to advise on strategy, and innovative business trends. He served as board member of Aregon (currently part of Optimiza), one of the largest regional business consulting companies, based in Jordan. He also contributed to the launch of the first mobile payments business in the region (LUUP), and the first Dow Jones pan-Arab index, the DIFC Arabia Titans 50.
Khalil holds a B.Sc. Computer Engineering (Honors) from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 1987. He is an alumni of the International School of Choueifat.