Short Curriculum Vitae

Personal data:

First name: Mohamed Tijani

Family name: BEN JEMAA

Date of birth: 18 July 1948

Marital status: Married, 4 children


 Level                    Degree

 Primary:              Certificat d’études primaire

 Secondary:        Baccaloreat technique

 University:        Telecommunication Engineer

 English language (4 years)

 German language (2 years)


     16 training sessions of 1 to 6 weeks each in the following fields:

  • TV broadcasting

  • Satellite control

  • TV re-broadcasting

  • Satellite ground station

  • Satellite Orbital dynamic and attitude control

Professional career:

1969 – 1973   Deputy station manager (TV broadcast station)

1974 – 1984   Station manager (TV broadcast station).

1984 – 2000   Spacecraft Engineer in ARABSAT.                                                     

2000 - 2006    In charge of the Commercial department at the Office National de Telediffusion.

Civil Society activities:

Since 1982 Member of the « Tunisian Engineers Order ».

1995 – 1998 Deputy Secretary General of the Tunisian Engineers Order’s Board.

1998 – 2002 Secretary General of the Tunisian Engineers Order’s Board.

2001 – 2002 Member of the working group (appointed by the Prime Minister) in charge of defining a new channel for continuing learning for engineers   

Since 2003  Vice Chairman of CIC (World Federation of Engineering Organizations “WFEO”).

Since 2005   Vice President of the Federation of African Organizations of Engineers “FAOE”.

Since 2004   Member of the civil society Bureau for the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) representing the “Science andTechnology” Family.

Since 2007   Executive director of the Mediterranean Federation of Internet Associations


Since 2008   Member of the AFrican Regional At-Large Organization AFRALO (ICANN)

 Nov 2009     Vice Chair of  AFRALO

 Dec 2010-Nov 2013   Member of the ICANN At-Large Advisory  Committee (ALAC) and its Executive Committee

Nov 2013     Vice Chair of the ICANN At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) and its Leadership Team 

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