Bob El-Hawary is a visionary Global Sales leader with 25+ years in telecoms and excels in complex deal closures, relationship building, and strategic planning in challenging environments. Graduating from Dalhousie University’s Engineering program, his career began at Nortel Networks, rising to Vice President - EMEA Carrier & Distribution. At BlackBerry, he tripled sales securing major strategic orders. Fueled by his passion for innovation he is actively involved as a Board Director at the Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce. Bob concurrently serves as Executive Vice President - Global Sales at Cognitive, propelling broadband value-added cloud and edge computing services to customers.