Tareq Sameeh Maayah is the CEO of Exalt Technologies, a leading Palestinian software house. Prior to this position, Tareq was the CEO for Siemens Information and Communication Technologies Ltd., a Siemens AG research and development center for data communication equipment. Tareq has served on many boards and was Chairman of the Palestine Information Technology Association of Companies, and Palestine Information and Communication Technologies Incubator from 2004-2006.
Tareq holds a Masters of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from San Jose State University, and Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, (IIT). He is a member of the 2007 class of Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute.