Dr. Hatim Zaghloul, an Egyptian Canadian, is recognized as a visionary leader in the hi-tech community. The two technologies he co-invented with Dr. Michel Fattouche became the heart of many wireless communications standards: WiFi (IEEE802.11a/g/n), 3G (H and H+), LTE, WiMAX and 5G.
Dr. Zaghloul led Wi-LAN Inc. and Cell-Loc Inc. into the public market in 1998 and 1997 respectively. They were the number one and number two top performers on the Toronto Stock Exchange in 2000.
Dr. Zaghloul is currently the CEO and founder of the Inovatian and Futira Group of companies. Inovatian is working on building mobile networks in Africa to bridge the digital divide. Futira is a blockchain company. He is also the Chief Innovation Officer of MPES, a progressive UAE company bringing AI and other innovative solutions to the world.
Dr. Zaghloul holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University as well as a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Calgary. The PhD was on Force Free Magnetic Fields which proved for the first time that electric and magnetic fields in electromagnetic waves can be parallel to each other and solved for force free magnetic fields in spherical coordinates which opened the door for the modern work on nuclear fusion spherical reactors.