Senior Vice President EMEA
Said is focused on strengthening Grass Valley’s business across EMEA with a priority and particular emphasis in the Middle East & other emerging markets in EMEA, as well as delivering sales growth and new customers across all product lines. He is based at Grass Valley’s office at Stockley Park, London.
Said has more than 20 years of industry experience and expertise, particularly with companies operating across the Middle East & South Asia. He joined Grass Valley from Harris Broadcast, where he served as VP, Middle East and South Asia and led sales, services, marketing, and operations in 30 countries across Eurasia, North Africa, the Gulf, CIS, & Indian subcontinent. At Harris, Said managed the evaluation and activation of business opportunities for developed and emerging markets as well as established and sustained strategic partnerships, key accounts, and channels.
He is a well-connected and respected broadcast industry executive stemming from his work at Harris Broadcast, as well as from managing Pinnacle Systems’ business in MENA, and working at TekVideo and Future Television in sales & technical roles respectively. Said completed the Executive Education Program at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia in 2009. He holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (BEE) from the American University of Beirut.