Rabih Dabboussi is Chief Revenue Officer of Rakuten Symphony, a new business organization within the Rakuten Group to spearhead the global adoption of cloud-native open RAN infrastructure and services. In this role, Dabboussi is responsible for bringing Rakuten Symphony’s telco solutions, including the Rakuten Communications Platform, to operators, governments, and enterprises worldwide.
Dabboussi is a seasoned and highly recognized industry expert who brings over two decades of experience in the mobile industry to Rakuten, including a 20-year progressive career at Cisco Systems in diverse roles of R&D, technology consulting, business development, and sales leadership. After assignments advising mobile operators and large enterprise customers worldwide, he became the managing director for Cisco in the UAE in 2012 until he left Cisco in 2016.
After Cisco, Rabih spent four years helping to establish startups in the areas of secure mobile communications, cyber security, and the digital transformation of governments and enterprises.
Dabboussi is multilingual in English, French, and Arabic and has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from North Carolina State University. He holds multiple technology innovations and US-issued patents in his name.