Irini Raafat Ashamallah

Associate Partner and Co-founder, Glint Consulting

Bio

As Associate Partner in Glint Consulting, Irini Raafat brings 20+ years of solid experience of senior business leadership in the ICT field in the Middle East region. Throughout her career and her digital consultancy and advocacy, she has been partner and witness to companies and governments across the Middle East reaching new levels of competitiveness through efficiency, cost-cutting, new customer service channels and competitive niche.

Before co-founding Glint Consulting, Irini was Technical Sales Director at Microsoft – Middle East and Africa. Prior to that, Irini was Managing Director for LINK Development, the leading software and services company and one of the largest development houses in the Middle East with offices in Egypt, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Italy and Canada. She was hand-selected from among the team to lead the company’s turnaround through efficient restructuring, cost-cutting, and business strategy redefinition. Irini has been with the company since its inception for a duration of 10+ years and was instrumental in leading the company’s growth and expansion across the region and creating its competitive advantage in the market.