Sulaiman Al Ali, CEO, Thuraya
CEO, Thuraya

Sulaiman Al Ali

Sulaiman Al Ali is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Thuraya, the Mobile Satellite Services subsidiary of Yahsat.

As CEO, Sulaiman is focused on improving operations and revenue growth through enhanced communication services for Thuraya and Yahsat customers in the commercial and government/military sectors. He is also responsible for strengthening Thuraya’s commercial strategy, while leveraging the company’s breadth of services to provide customers in the government and military sectors with well-defined solutions that enable them to innovate.

Sulaiman started with Yahsat in 2014 as a Director business development part of Yahsat Government Solutions department, responsible for delivering managed SATCOM end-to-end solutions for government customers. He has more than 19 years of experience, working in the regional and international telecommunications sector across the UAE, Nigeria, Pakistan and Ivory Coast.

Sulaiman holds an Executive MBA from INSEAD Business School, France and a BS in Communication Engineering from Khalifa University.  He also has a Masters in Management of Entrepreneurial Leadership from Hamdan Bin Mohamed Smart University.