The institute team is composed of full time employees and volenteers responsible for the activities and projects of the Institute.
Our team is global and are passionate about fulfilling our mission.
Khaled KOUBAA – Founder & Executive Chairman
Khaled is a Public Policy lead for North Africa at Facebook. Previously, he worked as Government Relations and Public Policy Manager MENA at Google.
He is board member of the Organization for Promotion, Protection and Progress of the Frogans Technology (OP3FT). Heserved previously in the Boards of ICANN, Internet Society and the AfriNIC. Khaled founded the Internet Society chapter in Tunisia in 2006 and served as its President.
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.
Mondher Laabidi – Chief Executive Offier
Mondher is a founding member of Internet Society Tunisia and served as its President. He worked at Khawarizmi Calculation Center as Deputy Director in charge of Development.
Mr. Laabidi is an active member of the AFRALO Community at ICANN, where he represents Tunisia. He also teaches in several universities, including ESSEC and IPSI.
He holds a Master’s degree in Electronic Trade and International purchases from the Université de La Manouba and a Master degree in Electronic Management of Documents. Mr. Laabidi has a bachelors degree in Management Informatics.
Mohamed Kaabi – Chief Digital Officer
Mohamed Kaabi is a digital marketing consultant with a wide range of experience in IT, marketing and business in general.
After working for multinational firms and startups where he gained a wealth of experience in IT, marketing and business strategy, he launched in 2011 his own practice focusing on assisting his clients for their digital marketing needs, optimization of their internet strategy and leading them on the path of becoming a disruptive player.
Mohamed holds a Computer Science Engineering degree from the Ecole Nationale des Sciences de l’Informatique (ENSI) Tunisia.
Lahsen BOULMANE – Director of Educational Programs
Mr Boulmane Lahsen is a Professor at Université Moulay Ismail Meknes, Morocco.
Mr Boulmane obtained a DESS UTICEF: “Use of Information and Communication Technologies for Education and Training” at the University Louis Pastor Starsburg in 2004. A State Doctorate in “Physical Sciences”, mention “Very honorable with the congratulations of the Jury”. My Ismail Morocco University (Meknes) in June 2003.
PhD of the University of Franche-Comté “Sciences Pour the Engineer “, mention” Very honorable with the Congratulations of the Jury ” from the University of Franche Comté (Besançon) in 1994.
He speaks Amazigh, Arabic, French and English.