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,
Executive Chairman

An award-winning author, 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. 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
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Adam Giambrone

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.

Adam Giambrone
Management
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Barbara Weinberg

Proactive and focused with a brutal eye for detail, Barbara has managed high-end events such as the 2000 Sydney Olympics, 2006 Commonwealth Games (Melbourne), Australian Grand Prix, Australian Open Tennis, and prestigious international events. With creative writing playing a pivotal role in her career, she was an independent editor at the Huffington Post on numerous articles. A member of the Advisory Board, Barbara is responsible for website text and edits and is the main contributor to the OBCIDO Blog.

Barbara Weinberg
Content
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Angus Blair

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.

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 Executive Chairman to strategize OBCIDO operations and Web3.0 integration.

Our Creative Team
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Jennifer Zibara

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 Web Project Director, she researches new ideas for the department. Managing projects and NFTs, Jennifer's communication skills are an asset to the company.

Jennifer Zibara
Web Project Director
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Garrett Stockwell

A graduate of Virginia Tech in the United States, Garrett holds a BA in International Relations. As Content Director, he leads the team in developing and editing social media content and ensures graphic designers produce exceptional material. An effective communicator, Garrett delivers concise and creative results - from websites and content calendars to customized marketing material - ensuring clients' expectations are met and exceeded.

Garrett Stockwell
Content Director
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Katharine Gordon

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.

Katharine Gordon
PROJECT MANAGER
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Ingred Monssef

Holding a BA in Human Resources from The Université La Sagesse, Ingred's personal goal is to succeed in her field. She excels in communication and coordination and has the skill set to assist OBCIDO management. Ingred is responsible for administrative duties and ensures new staff and remote team requirements are successfully delivered.

Ingred Monssef
Executive Assistant
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Rakan Abou Taha

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 optimizing user experiences. As Senior Graphic Designer, Rakan specializes in videos and, due to his expertise, is currently assisting clients with designs and drops in our trailblazing NFT art department.

Rakan Abou Taha
Senior Graphic Designer and Video Specialist
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Mohammad Hamandi

Configuring, maintaining, managing, and developing, Hamandi is proficient in a vast spectrum of framework programming. He holds a master's degree in Business Administration and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science. An accomplished developer, Hamandi is a valuable resource to OBCIDO. He creates client websites focusing on large corporate projects. An achievement for Duggal Greenhouse was completed in a tight six-week turnaround, successfully creating backend and frontend access.

Mohammad Hamandi
Senior Full Stack Developer
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Josiane Makhoul

Ambitious, motivated, and hard-working. Josiane holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science. Proficient in implementing computational systems in hardware and software, Josiane develops websites for OBCIDO artists, entrepreneurs, and small businesses.

Josiane Makhoul
Junior Full Stack Developer
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JOANNA WAZIR

Joanna graduated with a BA in Public Relations and, initially channeling her skills into charity work, raised thousands in donations for Lebanese families. With experience in startup projects, she is a creative team player, passionate about content writing, marketing, and social media strategies. Knowledgeable in brand growth, Joanna's blend of innovative ideas, together with outstanding communication and organizational tools, delivers a positive impact to OBCIDO'S multifaceted clients.

JOANNA WAZIR
Content Producer
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YASMINE RAAD

Yasmine is majoring in Cinema and Media Studies at Texas Christian University. She is an aspiring writer, a diligent worker, and keen to take on new challenges. As the Content Producer Intern at OBCIDO, Yasmine's self-discipline and creative approach are assets to the team.

YASMINE RAAD
Content Producer
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Leiya Khawand

Leiya holds a master's degree in Visual Communications and Graphic Design and never fails to deliver. Detail-oriented, she offers a unique style of expression to her work. An integral part of the creative team, Leiya provides website and social media graphics for OBCIDO clientele.

Leiya Khawand
Graphic Designer
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ZIAD AL KHALIL

After graduating from the Lebanese American University with a degree in International Business, Ziad entered the blockchain world to explore his passion for Web 3.0. His outstanding creative, communication and interpersonal skills led to new initiatives for audience engagement. Proficient in Discord Community Management Services, Ziad collaborates with OBCIDO's lead marketing and other teams to successfully deliver company goals.

ZIAD AL KHALIL
NFT COMMUNITY MANAGER
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Viktoriya Martsinovska

Viktoriya graduated from Canada's Wilfrid Laurier University with a BA in Political Science. She also holds a postgraduate degree in Advertising and Media Management from Toronto's Humber College. An eCommerce and Shopify expert, Viktoriya combines the art and science of online success to provide an unforgettable customer experience and increase conversion rates. Having worked for a range of clients, from startups to luxury giants such as Louis Vuitton and Fendi, she fosters an environment of optimism and collaboration. A committed team member, Viktoriya brings the necessary skills and expertise to OBCIDO's clientele.

Viktoriya Martsinovska
eCommerce Web Developer
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Nadia Michel

Graduating with a BA in Communications and Journalism from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, Nadia is a highly experienced journalist. She has held senior media roles in North America and the Middle East, focusing on industry trends and culture in a global context. As a news anchor at KPFT in Houston, her TMR podcast was ranked the top English Business podcast on Apple in the Middle East. As OBCIDO's Public Speaking and Communication Trainer, Nadia's coaching skills will greatly benefit clients in all business sectors.

Nadia Michel
Public Speaking And Communication Trainer
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Marina Kovalenko

Marina holds an MA in Management and PR from Dnipro National University, Ukraine. Fluent in English and Ukrainian, she has worked as a project manager in digital marketing for top international companies. Marina recently fled the war in Ukraine and now lives with her son in Bulgaria. As SEO and Ads Manager, her experience and expertise in designing and implementing strategies and campaigns are invaluable assets for OBCIDO'S clients.

Marina Kovalenko
SEO and Ads Manager
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Alex Kovalenko

Alex, a Ukrainian specializing in SEO and Paid Ads management, has an MA in economics and cybernetics. Experienced in best SEO practices, market research, campaigns, and paid ads, Alex's ROI will greatly benefit OBCIDO's clientele.

Alex Kovalenko
SEO and Ads Officer
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Chris Neues

German student Chris joins the company while completing his Bachelor's thesis at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. Specializing in Marketing and Supply Chain Management, Chris brings practical experience and a creative perspective to OBCIDO. Previously in the fast-paced international fashion and e-commerce industry, his excellent intercultural communication and time management skills contribute a valuable dimension to the team. Studying website heatmaps, Chris analyzes data based on user experience. Delivering results to the marketing team, they customize social media and website content.

Chris Neues
Research and Data Officer
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Fenton Jagdeo

Entrepreneur, investor, community leader, and global advisor, Fenton holds an HBA from Ivey Business School, ranked the top MBA program in Canada. Early in his career, Fenton consulted at Monitor Deloitte and Doblin, helping Fortune 500 North American executives strategize business challenges. Cultivating partnerships and identifying new markets, Fenton co-founded a venture capital company in Silicon Valley. As a Board member of the Toronto Public Library (the largest neighborhood-based library in the world), his leadership and counsel on a multi-million dollar strategy plan were pivotal to the project's success. A frequent keynote speaker specializing in strategy, innovation, and startup sessions, Fenton brings a unique talent to OBCIDO.

Fenton Jagdeo
Business Development
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Diana Wehbe

Holding a BA in Radio, TV, and Journalism, Diana has over 12 years of experience in her field. Fluent in English, Arabic, and French, her production skills and expertise ensure artistic and technical standards are flawless. A content producer at MTV Lebanon and a variety of prominent channels and programs in the Middle East, Diana ensures the delivery of competitive goals, aligning brands with visuals. From live shows to topical video campaigns, overseeing pre to post-production, Diana is an asset to OBCIDO.

Diana Wehbe
Content Producer
Our Creative Team
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Jennifer Zibara

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 Web Project Director, she researches new ideas for the department. Managing projects and NFTs, Jennifer's communication skills are an asset to the company.

Jennifer Zibara
Web Project Director
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Garrett Stockwell

A graduate of Virginia Tech in the United States, Garrett holds a BA in International Relations. As Content Director, he leads the team in developing and editing social media content and ensures graphic designers produce exceptional material. An effective communicator, Garrett delivers concise and creative results - from websites and content calendars to customized marketing material - ensuring clients' expectations are met and exceeded.

Garrett Stockwell
Content Director
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Katharine Gordon

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.

Katharine Gordon
PROJECT MANAGER
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Ingred Monssef

Holding a BA in Human Resources from The Université La Sagesse, Ingred's personal goal is to succeed in her field. She excels in communication and coordination and has the skill set to assist OBCIDO management. Ingred is responsible for administrative duties and ensures new staff and remote team requirements are successfully delivered.

Ingred Monssef
Executive Assistant
Read More
Rakan Abou Taha

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 optimizing user experiences. As Senior Graphic Designer, Rakan specializes in videos and, due to his expertise, is currently assisting clients with designs and drops in our trailblazing NFT art department.

Rakan Abou Taha
Senior Graphic Designer and Video Specialist
Read More
Mohammad Hamandi

Configuring, maintaining, managing, and developing, Hamandi is proficient in a vast spectrum of framework programming. He holds a master's degree in Business Administration and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science. An accomplished developer, Hamandi is a valuable resource to OBCIDO. He creates client websites focusing on large corporate projects. An achievement for Duggal Greenhouse was completed in a tight six-week turnaround, successfully creating backend and frontend access.

Mohammad Hamandi
Senior Full Stack Developer
Read More
Josiane Makhoul

Ambitious, motivated, and hard-working. Josiane holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science. Proficient in implementing computational systems in hardware and software, Josiane develops websites for OBCIDO artists, entrepreneurs, and small businesses.

Josiane Makhoul
Junior Full Stack Developer
Read More
JOANNA WAZIR

Joanna graduated with a BA in Public Relations and, initially channeling her skills into charity work, raised thousands in donations for Lebanese families. With experience in startup projects, she is a creative team player, passionate about content writing, marketing, and social media strategies. Knowledgeable in brand growth, Joanna's blend of innovative ideas, together with outstanding communication and organizational tools, delivers a positive impact to OBCIDO'S multifaceted clients.

JOANNA WAZIR
Content Producer
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YASMINE RAAD

Yasmine is majoring in Cinema and Media Studies at Texas Christian University. She is an aspiring writer, a diligent worker, and keen to take on new challenges. As the Content Producer Intern at OBCIDO, Yasmine's self-discipline and creative approach are assets to the team.

YASMINE RAAD
Content Producer
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Leiya Khawand

Leiya holds a master's degree in Visual Communications and Graphic Design and never fails to deliver. Detail-oriented, she offers a unique style of expression to her work. An integral part of the creative team, Leiya provides website and social media graphics for OBCIDO clientele.

Leiya Khawand
Graphic Designer
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ZIAD AL KHALIL

After graduating from the Lebanese American University with a degree in International Business, Ziad entered the blockchain world to explore his passion for Web 3.0. His outstanding creative, communication and interpersonal skills led to new initiatives for audience engagement. Proficient in Discord Community Management Services, Ziad collaborates with OBCIDO's lead marketing and other teams to successfully deliver company goals.

ZIAD AL KHALIL
NFT COMMUNITY MANAGER
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Viktoriya Martsinovska

Viktoriya graduated from Canada's Wilfrid Laurier University with a BA in Political Science. She also holds a postgraduate degree in Advertising and Media Management from Toronto's Humber College. An eCommerce and Shopify expert, Viktoriya combines the art and science of online success to provide an unforgettable customer experience and increase conversion rates. Having worked for a range of clients, from startups to luxury giants such as Louis Vuitton and Fendi, she fosters an environment of optimism and collaboration. A committed team member, Viktoriya brings the necessary skills and expertise to OBCIDO's clientele.

Viktoriya Martsinovska
eCommerce Web Developer
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Nadia Michel

Graduating with a BA in Communications and Journalism from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, Nadia is a highly experienced journalist. She has held senior media roles in North America and the Middle East, focusing on industry trends and culture in a global context. As a news anchor at KPFT in Houston, her TMR podcast was ranked the top English Business podcast on Apple in the Middle East. As OBCIDO's Public Speaking and Communication Trainer, Nadia's coaching skills will greatly benefit clients in all business sectors.

Nadia Michel
Public Speaking And Communication Trainer
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Marina Kovalenko

Marina holds an MA in Management and PR from Dnipro National University, Ukraine. Fluent in English and Ukrainian, she has worked as a project manager in digital marketing for top international companies. Marina recently fled the war in Ukraine and now lives with her son in Bulgaria. As SEO and Ads Manager, her experience and expertise in designing and implementing strategies and campaigns are invaluable assets for OBCIDO'S clients.

Marina Kovalenko
SEO and Ads Manager
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Alex Kovalenko

Alex, a Ukrainian specializing in SEO and Paid Ads management, has an MA in economics and cybernetics. Experienced in best SEO practices, market research, campaigns, and paid ads, Alex's ROI will greatly benefit OBCIDO's clientele.

Alex Kovalenko
SEO and Ads Officer
Read More
Chris Neues

German student Chris joins the company while completing his Bachelor's thesis at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. Specializing in Marketing and Supply Chain Management, Chris brings practical experience and a creative perspective to OBCIDO. Previously in the fast-paced international fashion and e-commerce industry, his excellent intercultural communication and time management skills contribute a valuable dimension to the team. Studying website heatmaps, Chris analyzes data based on user experience. Delivering results to the marketing team, they customize social media and website content.

Chris Neues
Research and Data Officer
Read More
Fenton Jagdeo

Entrepreneur, investor, community leader, and global advisor, Fenton holds an HBA from Ivey Business School, ranked the top MBA program in Canada. Early in his career, Fenton consulted at Monitor Deloitte and Doblin, helping Fortune 500 North American executives strategize business challenges. Cultivating partnerships and identifying new markets, Fenton co-founded a venture capital company in Silicon Valley. As a Board member of the Toronto Public Library (the largest neighborhood-based library in the world), his leadership and counsel on a multi-million dollar strategy plan were pivotal to the project's success. A frequent keynote speaker specializing in strategy, innovation, and startup sessions, Fenton brings a unique talent to OBCIDO.

Fenton Jagdeo
Business Development
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Diana Wehbe

Holding a BA in Radio, TV, and Journalism, Diana has over 12 years of experience in her field. Fluent in English, Arabic, and French, her production skills and expertise ensure artistic and technical standards are flawless. A content producer at MTV Lebanon and a variety of prominent channels and programs in the Middle East, Diana ensures the delivery of competitive goals, aligning brands with visuals. From live shows to topical video campaigns, overseeing pre to post-production, Diana is an asset to OBCIDO.

Diana Wehbe
Content Producer
"We were one of the first marketing agencies to adapt to Web3 practices, while revolutionizing our marketing strategies and scope.
That's the motto of OBCIDO: Innovation at each step of the process."
Omar Kandil, CEO
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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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Top Reasons to Work at OBCIDO
OUR PROJECTS
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
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
OUR COMMITMENT

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

OUR SUPPORT
OUR SUPPORT

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

MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM
MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM

OBCIDO matches paid public holidays with equal paid mental health days. A healthy component of OBCIDO's core values we strongly support mental health - it matters.