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Public Policy
United Arab Emirates
Khaled is a Public Policy lead for North Africa at Facebook. He is also a Board Director at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ( ICANN ) and board member of the Organization for Promotion, Protection and Progress of the Frogans Technology.  Previously, he worked as Government Relations and Public Policy Manager MENA at Google.
Khaled has more than 20 years professional experience in the business and regulation of the Internet technologies and familiarity with the technical and political environments that surround them. He regularly provide speeches and advises on strategic issues involving the intersection of business, technology, and public policy in the Internet, domain names, privacy, e-commerce, and Telecommunication.
Khaled founded the Internet Society chapter in Tunisia in 2006 and served as its President. He has also served on the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society. He also served on the Board of Directors of AfriNIC, representing the North African region. He also founded the Arab World Internet Institute in 2009 and serves as his Chairman.
Khaled earned his Bachelor's degree in Management from the High School of Commerce in Tunisia and a Master Degree in Electronic Commerce from the High School of Electronic Commerce. He completed executive courses at MIT, USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism and an Executive Certificate of Public Leadership from Harvard Kennedy School.