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Changeboard Team

Published
25 Sep 2016

Video: Dr Khaled Hussain Biyari, ASHRM 2016 Conference

25 Sep 2016 • by Changeboard Team

Video: Keynote at ASHRM 2016

Talk synopsis: How has Saudi Telecom's forward thinking Employee First strategy increased engagement by 22 points in just three years? CEO Dr Khaled Hussain Biyari explains all here.

Marc Schoenen bio

An expert on financial planning and total rewards, Marc Schoenen leads Google’s international rewards practice, establishing total reward strategy across dozens of countries. Marc’s subject matter expertise on sales compensation has accelerated Google’s revenue growth in both emerging product lines and developing markets. 

At Calico, Marc helped craft a customized reward strategy for this life sciences company in its nascent, start-up stage.

At Google Ventures, Marc has helped to create an innovative venture-based remuneration model that rewards the long-term success of investments. As Google focuses on its next billion users, Marc is defining the end-to-end people strategy that allows Google to find, grow and retain future employees. 

Marc has been at Google since 2007, leading across a variety of functions including finance, operations and his current role leading international total rewards. Prior to Google, Marc worked at both General Electric and Deloitte Consulting, in addition to receiving a Harvard MBA.

Video: Exclusive Q&A

Here, Dr Khaled Hussain Biyari discusses putting employees at the heart of  STC's people strategy.

Dr Khaled Hussain Biyari bio

Dr Biyari serves as CEO of STC (Saudi Telecom Company), having previously held the title of senior vice president for technology and operations. He is also chairman of STC Advanced Solutions, vice chairman of STC VIVA Kuwait, vice chairman of OTL, and a board member of Turk Telecom and Avea.

Prior to joining STC, he served as the senior vice president and general manager at Advanced Electronics Company (AEC). From 1990 to 1995, Khaled was a professor of Communication Systems at the Electrical Engineering Department at King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM).

Khaled is an active member of a number of professional organizations and has lectured and published papers on communication and information systems. He has also lectured on technology management, innovation and ICT industry-related issues. He was twice-elected Chairman of the IEEE Saudi Section.

Khaled obtained his PhD in Electrical Engineering in 1990 from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles and his BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from KFUPM in 1983 and 1985, respectively.