ProfileMohamad Ali is Chief Executive Officer at IDG, the world’s leading technology media, events and research company.
Prior to this, Mohamad was CEO of Carbonite, a publicly traded data-protection and security where he grew the company’s revenues four-fold to over a half billion dollars in in four years. Before that, Mohamad served as Chief Strategy Officer at Hewlett Packard where he played a pivotal role in the company's turnaround and led the decision process to split HP into two companies. At IBM, Mohamad acquired and integrated various companies to create the firm's eight billion dollar analytics software unit. At Avaya, he oversaw the two billion dollar services group, and served as the head of the company’s research labs.
Mohamad holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering, a B.A. in History, and a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, each from Stanford University. He serves on the boards of iRobot (NASDAQ: IRBT), and previously on the board of Carbonite (NASDAQ: CARB) and City National Bank (NYSE: CYN).