Dr. Furaih Alshaalan

Dr. Furaih Alshaalan

Dr. Alshaalan has a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from King Saud  University, an M.S. and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from King Fahad University of Petroleum & Minerals
head the industrial development department at R&D in Network Sector of the Saudi Telecom Company (STC) as director. He is the chairman of the IPv6 network sector team .

His department is responsible for assessing and evaluating new technologies for network adoption. Many new technologies had been tested and trialed in his department such as LTE, WiMAX, UMTS, NGN, FTTx,IPtv CDMA, xDSL. He has a number of publications in international journals and magazines in telecommunications field.