Dr. Assal has more than 25 years of experience in leading and establishing electronics and telecommunication ventures in the Middle East.

Prior to founding GlobalTronics, Dr. Assal co-founded and managed International Electronics (IE), later Bahgat Group; IE’s products soon grew to become Egypt’s top supplier of electronic products and appliances, holding over 70% of market share in the local market alone.

Later, Dr. Assal led a group of investors in the acquisition of Egyptian Telephone Company (Quicktel), where he became the chairman of the board. Within less than four years, Dr. Assal was able to turn the company’s losses as a public sector company into a business with tens of millions of annual profit.

Dr.Assal is also the founder and chairman of Advanced Smart Cards S.A.E and one of the founders of EgyNet.

Dr. Assal–ex-professor at Cairo University–earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, California, USA.