Ali Husseini is a seasoned TV executive with over 18 years of experience in broadcast business transformation and technology.
He brings a wealth of expertise with particular strengths in areas such as transformation, mergers, centralization, business processes and both technical strategy and operational oversight. With an abundance of international experience, Ali has a strong understanding of various content generation, distribution models throughout America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
Currently, Ali operates as Vice Director of Technology & Operations at TRT World & TRT Arabic, which he joined early 2018; His responsibilities include IT, broadcast engineering, Broadcast IT, operations, and information security
Ali has worked with multiple broadcasters ranging from small-scale startups to mid and large size broadcasters, offering technical and Operational services across an array of areas including Studio Operations, distribution, Teleport Operations, Newsroom Operations, system architecture, Media Operations and professional services. Ali is responsible for spearheading several initiatives that have propelled the broadcasters with whom he has worked to 40% average compounded workflow and productivity growth.
Prior to joining TRT, Husseini oversaw numerous large-scale transformations activities during his 12 years with Al Jazeera Media Network where he served as the Chief Transformation Architect for the network.
Lately he had been working with product developers and business partners on helping the media industry move forward towards cloud adoption and AI, hoping to build the next generation of newsrooms. In addition to his executive career, Ali serves on several advisory boards; he also holds membership positions with several TV, Film and broadcast associations and offers consultancy to channels in Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, UAE and Pakistan.