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Managing Director & Co-founder of Techno Q

Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, USA

Co-founded Techno Q in 1996; leads growth, defines strategic development, Managing Director, focuses on investment and major international partnerships.

At Techno Q, our commitment is to surpass customer expectations by consistently enhancing quality and service standards through ongoing improvement initiatives and proactive customer engagement.

Our core business objectives are centered on both horizontal and vertical expansion.

Leveraging almost three decades of extensive experience in the Qatari market, we aim to enhance our regional market presence by offering essential solutions tailored to the needs of the business community.

By implementing robust strategic planning and fostering a culture of excellence among our workforce and stakeholders, we’ve consistently upheld profitability and propelled our regional transformation forward.

We are deeply committed to excellence across all facets of our organization. Starting from humble origins, we’ve steadily grown to become the leading market player in the region.

Our enduring pride stems from the loyalty of our customers, who choose our services year after year. Central to our ethos is the belief that unwavering commitment and unparalleled quality define everything we undertake.

Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder of Techno Q

Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, USA

Co-founded Techno Q in 1996; leads growth, defines strategic development, focuses on leading consultant and project management teams, with direct involvement with key clients.

Techno Q as a business was created out of our mutual passion for the engineering profession. We love to design, solve, create, integrate, and engineer. We are a full-service system integrator whose foremost passion is the integration of low current system solutions. Because we have been around since 1996 our passion has only grown stronger. While our focus is still on the audiovisual solutions, over the years we have expanded to include additional business units to our portfolio. We specialize in providing the very best solutions for our clients’ requirements, making technology easily accessible for equipping facilities of the most vital institutions and businesses in the region. Techno Q’s success over the years has been down to the fact that we’ve made it our business to develop as the industry has progressed. We’ve always been at the forefront of technology and been among the first companies to bring new products to market.

Mohamad Sadaka

Chief Legal and Compliance Officer

Mohamad Sadaka

Mohamad Sadaka, with his foundational role at Techno Q since July 2010, serves as the Chief Legal and Compliance Officer. In this pivotal position, he brings an extensive pool of knowledge and experience from the Commercial, Corporate, and Contracting sectors. Sadaka's expertise encompasses providing strategic legal counsel across the organization, enhancing business operations through the drafting, reviewing, and negotiation of various agreements, and steering litigation/arbitration management, claims, and risk management. He is pivotal in representing the company's interests in interactions with external stakeholders and is responsible for overseeing all of the company’s legal and contractual endeavors.

Before his tenure at Techno Q, Sadaka enriched his legal career as a Senior Legal Counsel for a group of companies, during which he sharpened his skills and gained comprehensive experience spanning over nine (9) years across several industries including construction, trading, technology, and real estate investment.

Sadaka's academic background includes a Bachelor of Law (L.L.B) degree, obtained in 2001 from the venerable Faculty of Law at Lebanese University, Beirut - Lebanon. His pursuit of excellence did not stop there; he further augmented his qualifications with several postgraduate courses, licenses, and certifications, marking significant milestones in his career including:

  • 2011: Participated in a Masterclass on Construction Contracts, receiving qualification as “Developing & Managing Successful Construction Contracts” by The Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM).
  • 2012: Completed Mastering Contract Management & Claims Mitigation, certified as a “Contracts Professional” by ILM.
  • 2016: Attended a Masterclass in Construction Contracts focusing on Infrastructure, Construction & Delay, and Disruption, facilitated by Hill International & The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
  • 2019: Engaged in a Masterclass on Claims Preparation and Dispute Management at the College of Contracts Management, United Kingdom.

Mr. Sadaka's commitment to legal excellence and compliance ensures that Techno Q remains at the forefront of its industry, equipped with the highest standards of legal guidance and strategic oversight.

Elie Yaacoub

Chief Financial Officer

Elie Yaacoub

With a distinguished career spanning over two decades, Elie Yaacoub is an accomplished Chief Financial Officer renowned for his strategic acumen in the financial management of companies across the construction, manufacturing, Medical and facility management sectors.

Based in Doha, Qatar, Elie has expertly navigated financial landscapes in numerous countries, including the UAE, Kuwait, France, Egypt, Iraq. delivering robust financial strategies and ensuring stringent compliance with tax and legal regulations.

Elie commenced his career in 2001, initially serving as an External Auditor with Ernest & Young - Semaan Gholam BDO - JV in Lebanon, where he mastered the intricacies of financial reporting and auditing standards. This foundation paved the way for his role as Financial Controller at NINI Hospital in Lebanon, where from 2005 to 2006, he significantly enhanced the financial reporting mechanisms and internal control systems.

In 2007, Elie ascended to a pivotal role as Senior Financial Manager at JH Construction W.L.L in Qatar, directing a dedicated team in comprehensive financial oversight, risk management, and strategic stakeholder engagement. His trajectory continued upwards when he assumed the position of CFO at Benta Pharma Industries Group in 2015, overseeing the financial functions of a globally integrated enterprise in the healthcare sector.

By 2019, Elie had taken on the role of Financial Manager at Al Jaber Engineering affiliates in Qatar, where he restructured financial operations and drove profitability through strategic mergers and rigorous cost-control measures. In 2023, Elie embraced the challenge of serving as CFO for Techno Q, steering the company through expansive growth initiatives, including forming strategic alliances and broadening service offerings in KSA.

Elie’s academic credentials are equally impressive, featuring a Doctorate in Business Administration from Toulouse Business School, France, a master’s degree in finance, and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Audit, both from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK). Known for his meticulous attention to detail, resilience, and unwavering ethical standards, Elie continues to foster a culture of continuous improvement and strategic innovation.

A man of many interests, Elie is passionate about travel, gastronomy, and nature, which not only enrich his personal life but also enhance his global perspective and leadership approach.

Mohanad Abughalwa
Head of Projects at Techno Q
Mohanad I I Abu-ghalwa

Since joining Techno Q in January 2008, Mohanad I. I. Abu-ghalwa has been an important part of the company's growth and success. As the Head of Projects, Mohanad plays a crucial role in the execution and oversight of project management and leadership initiatives. His exceptional ability to conceive and deliver comprehensive project strategies has consistently led Techno Q towards achieving its ambitious goals.

Mohanad's profound understanding of project dynamics coupled with his strategic agility ensures the seamless delivery of complex projects across a range of sectors. He is known for crafting detailed project management frameworks, guiding the work of project and commissioning managers, and developing timelines that underline vital milestones, thus enhancing clarity and accountability throughout each project.

A key aspect of Mohanad’s role involves budget creation and financial oversight, with a special focus on profitability and loss within the projects department. He is renowned for his capacity to cultivate and maintain meaningful relationships with stakeholders, ensuring project goals align with their expectations through clear communication and collaborative efforts.

Under his leadership, the Projects division has seen significant technological advancements, with Mohanad leading initiatives to incorporate the latest technologies into project processes. This dedication to innovation positions Techno Q as a leader within the industry.

Mohanad’s leadership style is characterized by clear direction, mentorship, and the continuous development of his team, fostering a culture of excellence and success. His insistence on high standards, diligent monitoring of progress, and proactive challenge resolution underpin the division's standout performance and enduring achievements.

Educated at Amman Ahlya University, Jordan, Mohanad graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor's degree, double majoring in Telecommunication and Electronics. His commitment to professional growth is evident in his continued education, including:

  • Attaining Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in 2014.
  • Completing a Masterclass MBA from Durham, United Kingdom, in 2018.
  • Participating in change management and executive leadership training with Qatar Leaders in Doha, Qatar, in 2021.
  • Attending a course on GRC strategies in IPO Organization with Qatar Skills in Doha, Qatar, in 2024.

Jaikrishna Pillai

Head of Strategy at Techno Q

Jaikrishna Pillai

Jaikrishna Pillai has been a key member of Techno Q since December 2008, currently holding the position of Head of Strategy after formerly managing both Lighting Projects and Retail. His expertise has been rooted in devising and implementing robust sales strategies and leading teams to exceed sales objectives. Jaikrishna's approach involves a keen understanding of market demands, allowing him to adapt strategies for increasing market share and achieving revenue benchmarks.

Adept at forging significant channel partnerships, Jaikrishna has been instrumental in revitalizing distribution networks, appointing key dealers in strategic locations, and enhancing infrastructure to support new channels—thereby optimizing overall performance. His ability to cultivate and maintain solid relationships with clients, coupled with his talent for syncing cross-functional departments towards common goals, has played a pivotal role in driving business growth.

Jaikrishna's leadership extends beyond strategy, embodying effective communication and a commitment to the professional development of his team. This includes ensuring the sales team not only meets but surpasses their goals through regular evaluation and adjustment of strategies, fostering an environment conducive to skill development, and spearheading the recruitment and retention of top-tier talent.

Before his tenure at Techno Q, Jaikrishna honed his skills in sales spanning a decade across notable companies like TTK Pharma, G.E. Lighting, and Osram. He brought to Techno Q a wealth of experience gained in these varied roles, enriching the company's strategic approach to sales and market expansion.

Jaikrishna's academic foundation is as impressive as his professional trajectory. He earned his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in 1995 from the University of Allahabad, India, followed by an MBA specializing in Marketing from the University of Bangalore, India, in 1998. He further expanded his knowledge base with a Diploma in Marketing Management from NMIMS, Mumbai, India, in 1999.

His commitment to continuous personal and professional growth is underscored by his participation in various certificate training programs. These include a Leadership Training Program by TPCL, an Internal Leadership Development Program organized by GE's Training Department, a course on Etiquette for Excellent Customer Service by Spearhead Training, and a Certificate Course on "Management: In Pursuit of Excellence" conducted by the Qatar Skills Academy.

Jaikrishna Pillai embodies a blend of strategic mastery, leadership excellence, and a deep-rooted commitment to fostering business growth and operational efficiency at Techno Q.