Majed bin Mohammed Al-Mazyed has been the deputy governor for technology and infrastructure at the Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) since October 2017.
Before that, Al-Mazyed was the deputy governor for technical and spectrum affairs, assistant deputy governor for technical affairs sector, general manager of international affairs and director of technical standards — all at CITC.
He served at the International Telecommunication Union in Geneva, Switzerland, for almost 11 years. He is also the representative of Saudi Arabia on the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Board since 2018.
Al-Mazyed holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology in the US.
He received his master’s degree in engineering management from Washington University in St. Louis in 2004.
Al-Mazyed is an MIT Sloan Affiliate Alumni, he completed the Advanced Certificate for Executives in Management, Innovation, and Technology (ACE).
The CITC announced on Saturday that the telecom networks are ready to serve the congregation of pilgrims around the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah during Hajj season.
Al-Mazyed said that all concerned government authorities and telecommunication companies had set up robust and efficient cooperation under one vision of serving pilgrims by facilitating their use of ICT services during Hajj and Umrah seasons.