Corporate Vice President
Emerging Markets Digital Transformation
Ali Faramawy is corporate vice president and president for Microsoft Middle East and Africa. Mr. Faramawy joined Microsoft in October 1997 as the general manager of Microsoft Egypt. In May 2002, Mr. Faramawy was named the regional director for sales, marketing and services for a newly consolidated Microsoft Middle East and Africa region. In 2004, Mr. Faramawy was promoted to president of Microsoft Middle East and Africa and in 2011 to corporate vice president of Microsoft Corporation.
Mr. Faramawy graduated from the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alexandria, majoring in computer science and automatic control. He has an MBA in strategic marketing from the University of Hull in the United Kingdom. Mr. Faramawy serves on the AUC School of Business Dean’s Advisory Board.