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Management profile

Talal Abdulkarim

Manager of Training

Talal has been the Manager of Training at the Al Jazeera Media Institute since January 2017.

He has worked in the Institute since 2012 in a variety of roles related to Marketing and Business Development.

He founded MENA Smart in Dubai in 2008 to provide high-level training to professionals and government employees, and was a Senior Consulting Partner for Franklin Covey in Dubai.

Talal joined Al Jazeera in 2003 as a Technical Adviser to the Board of Directors.

Prior to joining Al Jazeera, Talal worked for Intel in Portland, Oregon (USA), as leader of the “Intel Web Outfitter Services” project.

Talal holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus on Technology Management from Portland State University (1998).