Sherif El-Henaoui is an engineer, multi-cultural ideator, business owner, coach, generalist in management, strategist and changer. By education he is an electrical engineer holding a Ph.D. in Telecommunications with 25+ years of professional experience and 10+ years of senior management tenure.
In his technical capacity he did research and teaching in academia in telecommunication systems and high-speed networks, as well as network designer for advanced data technologies for a world-leading telecommunication carrier.
At McKinsey he learned and applied the art and science of strategic and management consulting. Moving to industry he developed and applied strategies for key customers in various industries for a leading CRM software vendor. He then moved to multi-national
“old-economy” manufacturer where he ran a long term change program building from scratch an operational Marketing team and function on the European and then global levels in an B2B environment. He followed his passion of Services and co-found a new business sector, developed and implemented strategy for a 150+m$ business.
Beside academia Sherif worked in the following industries: Telecom, High Tech, Management consulting, software and Industrial Automation; within the latter he focused on energy in particular wind energy and also Industrial services. He spent his professional career in four countries namely Germany, Egypt, France and Italy, worked in over 15 countries around the globe. He now lives in Switzerland and speaks five languages, namely English, German, Arabic, French and Italian.