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Our People

The diverse pool of talent at OBCIDO reflects the multiculturalism of our clients, associations, and communities. Our team is a powerful blend of backgrounds, education, ethnicity, race, and geographic locations, driving innovation and exceeding expectations.

Chaker Khazaal

CHAKER KHAZAAL

Executive Chairman

An award-winning author of six novels, acclaimed reporter, inspirational speaker, and entrepreneur, Chaker graduated from York University in Toronto with a BA focusing on International Affairs. In his early twenties, he was ranked first in Arabian Business Magazine – 100 Most Powerful Arabs Under 40 – and is a recipient of the Mentor Arabia Award and Esquire Man of the Year 2015. Commanding global attention and accolades for his business acumen, Chaker has worked with leading brands, companies, and industries worldwide, delivering exceptional outcomes. As Executive Chairman of OBCIDO, he provides support and leadership, managing community and CSR relationships with partners, institutions, and clients. Chaker oversees the organizational structure and works on innovative new concepts and products.

Our Advisory Board

Adam Giambrone

Management

Barbara Weinberg

Quality Control

Fadi Rebeiz

Marketing

Angus Blair

Strategy

OMAR KANDIL

Chief Executive Officer

Omar graduated with a BA in Business Administration and has held executive management positions in the US, Europe, Middle East, and GCC. He has worked on prestigious projects with the UN, Meta, the Athens Democracy Forum in association with The New York Times, and Duggal Visual Solutions (NY). As CEO, his experience, confidence, and motivation are pivotal to the company.

A certified NFT Expert by Blockchain Council, he leads the development of specialized services. Demonstrating distinct proficiency with outstanding results, Omar liaises with the Chairman to strategize OBCIDO operations, products, services, and Web3.0 integration.

Omar has spoken at numerous events globally, most recently at NFT NYC and NFT Summit of Istanbul.

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Our Creative Team

Jennifer Zibara

Chief Operating Officer

Ingred Monssef

Business Operations Executive

Katharine Gordon

Content Writer

Garrett Stockwell

Content Writer

Liliane Mohamad

Account Executive

Mohamad Hashisho

Account Executive

Alex Furdui

Web Development Manager

Diana Al Gharib

Graphic Designer

Rakan Abou Taha

Graphic Designer

“At OBCIDO, we’re more than a digital agency – we’re a catalyst for change. Through innovative solutions and a powerful, diverse team, we’re shaping the digital landscape while empowering our clients to reach new heights. We see each project as an opportunity to create, inspire, and make a difference.”

OMAR KANDIL, CEO OF OBCIDO

This Is Why You
Should Work With OBCIDO

OUR PROJECTS

Whether consulting with multinationals or start-ups, working with the brands we love, or prestigious campaigns, our scope of projects is exciting and cutting-edge

OUR COMMUNITY

Supporting our community, we partner with charitable organizations and initiatives to help raise awareness to grow their audience on multiple platforms.

OUR COMMITMENT

We are committed to achieving unparalleled outcomes, focusing on education, evaluation, solution, and production. Our deliverable results exceed customer satisfaction.

 

OUR SUPPORT

Whether you’re on the right career path or navigating the starting line, we aspire to inspire.

Join The Team

We’re always looking for creative minds from around the world to join the OBCIDO team. Please email your story and resume to

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Adam Giambrone

Management

Adam brings over twenty years of strategy implementation, operational procedures, effective communication, and leadership skills to mentor the global team. He holds an undergraduate degree from McGill University in Montreal, an MBA from the University of Toronto, and a master's degree focusing on mass transit operations. An experienced consultant managing large teams across transportation and public policy sectors, Adam has held senior positions in North America and the Middle East. As Chair of the Toronto Transit Commission, he drove the $18B long-term rapid transport expansion plan. A strong communicator, decisive, and engaged for impact, Adam is Advisory Board Chairman and brings a wealth of knowledge, insight, and commitment to OBCIDO.

Barbara Weinberg

Barbara Weinberg

Quality control Manager

As Quality Control Manager, Barbara's analytical mindset and unwavering attention to detail are pivotal in maintaining stringent standards for the team and external clients. She has flawlessly executed high-profile national and international events, including the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Formula One Grand Prix, and the Australian Open Tennis. Barbara's commitment to delivering excellence on a global scale makes her an invaluable asset to OBCIDO.

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Fadi Rebeiz

Marketing

Fadi is a seasoned Chief Marketing Officer with an expansive 25-year global marketing and advertising career. His professional footprint extends across North America, the GCC, and the Middle East, where he has held influential positions in renowned multinational corporations. A fervent advocate for the transformative power of strategic marketing, Fadi is unwavering in his mission to cement a direct, provable relationship between marketing activities and tangible ROI. His vast expertise is evident in his ability to craft visionary global strategies, lead ROI-driven campaigns with precision, and mentor diverse teams to achieve unparalleled success in a competitive landscape.

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Angus Blair

Strategy

Angus has an extensive, award-winning career in investment banking and financial services in London and other centres. He was rated an "Emerging Markets Superstar" by Global Finance magazine and a "No 1 Institutional Investor" analyst. Angus has covered developed and developing markets and economies and worked with and advised boards, executive management, and risk committees of major multinational corporations. He holds a Postgraduate Degree in Management and Marketing. Majoring in economics in his first degree, Angus also studied earth and environmental science. He has recently been the CIB Professor of Practice at the American University in Cairo, teaching corporate finance, corporate governance, and ESG. A member of the Advisory Board, Angus will help build content and structural strategies for OBCIDO and their clients.

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Jennifer Zibara

Chief Operating Officer

Jennifer holds a master's degree in Journalism from the Lebanese University. With invaluable correspondent and production experience, she takes a hands-on approach with OBCIDO clients. As Deputy CEO, she supervises internal operations and client relations. Managing projects, Jennifer's communication skills are an asset to the company.

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Ingred Monssef

Business Operations Executive

Holding a BA in Human Resources from The Université La Sagesse, Ingred excels in communication and coordination. As a Business Operations Executive, she meticulously oversees daily operations, including quality control, logistics, and employee management. Proactive, efficient, adaptable, and detail-oriented, Ingred is dedicated to advancing her skill set, making her a valuable asset to the OBCIDO team.

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Katharine Gordon

Content Writer

Holding a BA in Art History, Katharine has contributed to several prestigious arts and culture publications as a journalist and senior-level editor. Her experience in media, communications, and publishing is an asset to the company. Katharine manages several of OBCIDO's top-level arts, lifestyle, and technology accounts, delivering exceptional results.

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Garrett Stockwell

Content Writer

A graduate of Virginia Tech, Garrett holds a BA in International Relations, a course focused on global and regional governance and politics, emphasizing foreign language proficiency. An experienced English language instructor and aspiring journalist, he has a solid background in research and writing. Garrett's communication skills effectively produce clear, concise, and creative content for OBCIDO's broad range of clientele.

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Liliane Mohamad

Account Executive

With a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Liliane excels in strategic thinking - an essential skill for crafting compelling narratives. As an Account Executive, she is proficient in content creation and social media management. An invaluable asset, Liliane seamlessly fosters effective communication between OBCIDO clients and the content team to deliver exceptional outcomes.

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Mohamad Hashisho

Account Executive

Graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Cinéma from the Lebanese University, Mohamad excels in developing and executing diverse strategies tailored to meet marketing objectives and company goals. Proficient in English and Arabic, he leverages his SEO and AI writing expertise to craft compelling content across multiple channels to deliver impactful social media campaigns. Mohamad's keen observation of industry trends helps drive business expansion to optimize ROI, making him an invaluable addition to the OBCIDO team.

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Alex Furdui​

Web Development Manager

As a graduate in Computer Science, Alex has built a robust skill set in website development and design. Proficient in programming languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Alex excels in building responsive, well-functioning websites. His understanding of UI/UX principles further ensures that these websites are not only technically sound but also visually appealing, user-friendly, and functional.

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Diana Al Gharib

Graphic Designer

Graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design from the Modern University for Business & Science, Diana transforms ideas and concepts into captivating creations. Possessing a keen eye for detail, she collaborates with marketing and design teams to develop visuals that align with brand guidelines and project objectives. Always ahead of emerging trends and tools, Diana delivers high-quality designs that connect with audiences, exemplifying OBCIDO's commitment to visual excellence.

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Rakan Abou Taha

Graphic Designer

Rakan created visual content, from paintings and drawings to graphic design, at a young age to communicate messages. An intricate part of the OBCIDO team, his focus is on interactive designs and optimizing user experiences. As Graphic Design Manager, Rakan specializes in videos and, due to his expertise, is currently assisting clients with designs and drops in our trailblazing NFT art department.

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