Shuckri Bundakji is the CEO of DNMconnect, a business development advisory company servicing Chairman/CEO level decision makers in a variety of industries operating between Middle East and Asia. He is also Deputy CEO of Initial Saudi Arabia Ltd, an Operations & Maintenance company that employs over 9,000 staff in the Kingdom. Formerly, he was regional CEO for SonyBMGwhich was a Bertelsmann AG joint venture that he established. Leading to that he held chief executive roles in Savola, an agro-industrial company and prior to that with Kraft Foods. Earlier in his career, Shuckri undertook engineering and project management assignments in Saudi Arabia and USA employed by Raytheon, Holmes &Narver (AECOM) and Boeing Aerospace respectively. Shuckri is Regional Education Chair of the World President's Organization (MENA) and was founder and regional chairman of the International Federation of Phonographic Industries (IFPI). Shuckri has a BSc. in Civil Engineering and minor in Industrial Management from the King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia.