Victor Saad

Vice President and Board Member, SABIS®

Lebanon

SaadVictor Saad is the Vice President and Board Member of SABIS®. Founded in 1886 in Lebanon, SABIS is a global school management company operating in 20 countries on five continents and educating over 70,000 students.Mr. Saad joined the SABIS® family business in 1996, and has played a pivotal role in the successful expansion of the Choueifat/SABIS® school network worldwide. Currently, he spends a good portion of his time overseeing the operations and development in variousregions as well as supporting with the transition of a family-run business to a dynamic, global organization.Prior to his involvement in the educational space, Victor Saad spent a few years in Saudi Arabia working in the field of Telecommunications &IntegratedSecurity Services.Saad is also amember of the YPO (Young President Organization) since 2002, the world’s premier peer network of chief executives and business leaders.He is also currently a member of the Institute of Family and EntrepreneurialBusiness at the Lebanese American University.Victor Saad holds a BSC in Mathematics from The University College of London and aB. Eng. in Electrical Engineering from McGill University in Canada.

08 October, 02:00 pm - 02:45 pm
MEET THE MENTOR
Spotlight Session: Homegrown Global Success Stories in Education: GEMS Education and SABIS®
Which are the most valuable lessons-learned from growing successful global education providers that can be applied to the theme of “Teaching for Tomorrow”? How do these two MENA-based organizations prepare for the changing role of teachers in the fourth industrial revolution?
Keywords: Leadership
Speakers

Dino Varkey

Lebanon

Chief Executive Office, GEMS Education

Victor Saad

Lebanon

Vice President and Board Member, SABIS®

Moderators

Nivine Afiouni

Chief Sub Editor, SkyNews Arabia