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Mongi Marzoug

Mongi Marzoug is Orange Group Vice President of Internet Governance and Digital Development. He is in charge of developing Orange Group relationships with international institutions involved in internet governance and promoting Orange strategy within relevant international and regional bodies and forums for digital development in Africa and Middle East.

Prior to this position Mongi served as Tunisia ICT minister from 2011-2014, during this period he conducted important reforms and projects regarding governance, legal framework, regulation, and digital economy (digital strategy plan, cyber-security law and plan, frequency plan, global telecommunication licenses, universal service, market competition, virtual networks, Internet service providers, Internet eXchange Points, broadcasting reforms, e-GoV projects).


During his tenure as ICT Minister, Mongi has overseen successful international and regional ICT and Internet forums are organized in Tunisia (ICT4All 2012 and 2013, Freedom Online 2013). ITC4ALL forums are organized in cooperation with many partners in building the information society (ITU, UNCTAD, UNESCO, GAID (UN), African Union, WB, AfDB, Arab States League, ECA (UN), ESCWA (UN))


Mongi has an extensive management experience within the telecommunications industry, he holds a patent in the mobile radio network field, and he has published several scientific and technical papers in this domain.


From 1999 to 2011, Mongi served at Orange Group Technical Department successively Head of "Architecture & Features" Department, Deputy Director in charge of studies, engineering and products, Head of "Networks Quality & Cost Modeling" Department and Head of "Roaming, Networks Modeling & Performance" Department. He has a strong expertise and long experience on communication networks: technologies, services, costs and business.


Before 1999, Mongi served for 10 years at Orange Labs, in charge of R&D projects in remote sensing, radar imaging and mobile network planning. He has been a team research leader for over than 5 years.


Mongi Marzoug holds an engineer degree from “Ecole Polytechnique” (France) and Telecom ParisTech (France); and a PhD in physics and Accreditation to Supervise Research.