HICHAM IRAQI HOUSSAINI
Country director, Morocco, Microsoft
Hicham Iraqi Houssaini obtained degrees in engineering and then finance and accounting and worked in both fields before first joining Microsoft in 2000, rising to become director of public sector for the North African market. After six years, he moved to Nokia Siemens Networks, and then in 2011, moved to Dubai as managing director of a Saudi holding company.
He returned to Microsoft Morocco in 2014 to take over the management of large companies and the public sector before taking on his current role in July 2017.