kateeb is an established leader, known for being results-driven, dynamic and highly entrepreneurial. He has a diverse experience in building businesses, teams and identifying and capitalizing on market opportunities for over 30 years in the USA, UK and the Middle East. Before joining Path Solutions, Kateeb has spent 11 years as an executive with Microsoft. He is also known as a key contributor to the region Telecommunication, Media and Information Technology industry.
Currently, Kateeb serves as member of the Board of Trustees of IRTI, an affiliate of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB) to develop a technology-enabled Islamic financial services sector to foster Islamic financial inclusion. He was selected in 2018 among the 'Leaders of Islamic Economy in East Africa', and in 2017 he was granted the prestigious 'Leadership Award in Information Technologies & Media' by ISFIN, named three times among the 'Top 50 Most Influential Leaders Who Make the Islamic Economy' in 2017, 2016 & 2015 in ISLAMICA 500. Kateeb is the winner of 'Finance Monthly - CEO Award 2018', and recognized 'Gamechanger of the Year (Islamic Financial Technology)' in ACQ Global Awards 2018, honored by IFFSA with the '2016 Honorary Leadership Award', named among the 'Top 10 CEOs in Enterprise Software' in the 2016/17 CEO Insight Global Awards, in addition to being selected twice in 2018 & 2017 'Best Islamic Finance Technology CEO of the Year EMEA' by Global Banking & Finance Review, as well as 'Islamic Finance Technology CEO of the Year 2015' by Business Worldwide magazine.