Hana Adib Habayeb, based in Dubai, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications Practice, which she leads for the MENA region. In particular, Hana focuses on telecom, technology, and digital. Her technical background and international experience as a consultant and thought leader make her a trusted advisor to clients across the Middle East wishing to strengthen their senior teams with transformational and digital talent. Hana’s services range from executive search to management appraisals and leadership consulting.
I’m passionate about the impact that people can have on a region’s technology and social landscape and love having the opportunity to help drive this change.
Before joining Egon Zehnder, Hana held a number of regional business and technical leadership roles at Microsoft, including Head of the Developer Experience Division, Open Source Strategy Lead, and Cloud Sales and Marketing Lead. Prior to joining Microsoft, she was an Associate at Booz and Company, helping governments, regulators, and telecom operators in the Middle East and Africa design and implement telecommunications and ICT policy strategy.
Hana earned a BA in computer science from Harvard University and a MPhil in technology policy from Cambridge University. She has published several articles on the transforming technology landscape and held presentations at a number of industry conferences. She is married with three sons.