Mo Bakheit's Bio
Mo Bakheit joined the Iveda team in 2022 and brings more than three decades of experience starting and running transformational technology companies. Born in Cairo, he spent his formative years living in Egypt, England, and Sudan. Since 2018 Bakheit has been a principal partner and infrastructure lead for MMGI, a security and risk consultancy focused on business intelligence and capture management. The company engaged clients focused on the $1 trillion U.S. Infrastructure Upgrade Fund. Before that, from 2016 to 2018, Bakheit was a managing partner and strategic alliances lead in the US/North America Office of the Middle East and Africa Security Consortium. He focused on next-generation Safe Smart Cities products and solutions. From 2012 to 2016 Bakheit was Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA) regional director for Everis Aerospace and Defense Solutions and Services, interfacing with transportation, military, security agencies, and infrastructure firms and developers. Prior to that, from 2009 to 2011, he was regional director with Proximex/TYCO overseeing the MENA region. There, he oversaw networking platforms for a variety of military and security partners. From 2006 to 2009, He served as Commercial Lead for the first Department of Homeland Security Accredited Safe Smart Cities Reference Architecture and Consortium, an initiative developed to provide defense, security, and sustainability of global Smart Cities. Bakheit, from 2002 to 2006, worked at Alacera, serving as commercial lead and V.P. of Strategic Alliances, Bakheit oversaw the creation of the Alacera International Consortium – Saudi (AICS), a group of defense and intelligence firms. Bakheit earned a B.A. Degree in Communications and Media Studies from The American University in Washington DC and later attended a postgraduate program in International Communications.