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Dr. Mohamed "Mo" Ibrahim (born 1946) is a Sudanese-born British mobile communications entrepreneur. He worked for several other telecommunications companies before founding Celtel. He is currently on the board of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, and is a member of the Africa Regional Advisory Board of London Business School. He is married to Hania, a former consultant radiologist in the NHS, with whom he has a daughter, Hadeel, and a son, Hosh. Ibrahim earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alexandria and a master's degree from the University of Bradford, both in electrical engineering, and a Ph.D from the University of Birmingham in mobile communications. Ibrahim was employed by British Telecom for a time, and later worked as the technical director for Cellnet, a subsidiary of British Telecom. In 1989 he founded MSI, a consultancy and software company, which was bought by Marconi in 2000. MSI had 800 employees, who owned approximately 30% of the stock at the point of its sale;...
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