In this new position, Ghabrial will be responsible for working with the executive team and regional product management to evolve and execute Global Knowledge’s comprehensive product strategy across its worldwide operations.
He will also focus on strengthening Global Knowledge’s relationships with its leading technology partners including Cisco, Microsoft, and VMware as well as developing new relationships to enhance its IT and business skills offering.
“Our goal is to meet the training needs of our customers,” said Brian K. Branson, Global Knowledge president and CEO. “We’ve created this dedicated worldwide function to ensure our products continue to be aligned with market demand and to help us manage our growing and evolving business. Melad has the experience and the expertise we need, and I am delighted that he has accepted this role.”
Ghabrial brings a depth of experience in systems engineering and product management gained over 25 years in senior positions with leading technology companies. As the founder of Synergy Professional Services in 1998, Ghabrial and his team built the company into a leading provider of IT skills in the Middle East. When Global Knowledge acquired Synergy in 2007, Ghabrial continued to successfully lead Global Knowledge MEA operations, including the launch of a thriving business skills curriculum.
“I am honoured to accept this worldwide role,” said Melad Ghabrial. “As a market skills training provider, Global Knowledge delivers first-class content, leading-edge learning platforms, and blended learning solutions to its customers. Our commitment to a strategic world view marks a milestone for our partners and customers who will further benefit from our ability to meet the learning requirements of a global community.”
vvvGlobal Knowledge, a provider of IT and business skills training has appointed Melad Ghabrial, as Director of Worldwide product management.