Charbel Khneisser has been the Director, Solutions Engineering for Middle East, Turkey and North Africa (METNA) at Riverbed Technology since January 2017. Prior to this, he held several pre-sales positions at Riverbed upon joining the company in October 2013. Charbel’s key responsibilities include leading a consultancy team of solutions engineers to oversee the technical implementations of Riverbed’s digital performance solutions with enterprise customers in the region, in order help organizations solve today’s complex IT challenges.
Charbel has 15+ years’ technical experience in the IT industry encompassing networking concepts, application architectures, security models and service management tools comprising of NPM/APM/FM. During his career, Charbel had held several major roles which included being the Solution Architect Lead Consultant for the Saudi Ministry of Communication & IT (MCIT) where he was responsible of managing and implementing Yesser eGovernment program and the Saudi National Digital Certification Center NCDC (PKI) that guaranteed a secure exchange mechanism. Charbel has also held technical positions at FVC, edaratgroup, and Banque Libano-Francaise.
Charbel has a Masters degree in Networking, Telecommunication, as well as Security of Systems and Networks from the Saint Joseph University of Beirut. In his spare time, Charbel is a lecturer at the Saint Joseph University in Lebanon teaching a CCE Masters Degree in Security.