Khalid El Sharkawy

Partner, VP Sales and Business Development

Works in Sales, Service Sales, Sales Management , Business Development.

Khalid is an accomplished Sales Leader with 20+ years of extensive service sales experience having worked in number of roles in the US, Gulf and Africa. Khalid comes loaded with extensive global experience in Sales and Sales leadership.

Khalid has deep understanding of networking and systems service and products market, working for multinational companies has enriched Khalid’s experience to properly provide the solution that meets clients’ requirements and ensures the service level provided meets clients’ expectations.

Khalid’s strength in service sales blends with ADVISORY culture which evolves around customer satisfaction and highest ROI to our clients. Prior to joining Advisory, Khalid spent 17 years with Cisco and most recently held the position of Senior Service Sales Manager for Africa.

  • Khalid hold a BA in Business from California State University of Hayward in 1995.
  • High focus on achievements through smart positioning of solutions and services
  • Wealthy experience with Telco/ Service Provider services requirements and operations requirements.
  • Customer satisfaction centric with extensive experience in business development


Since its inception in 2010, ADVISORY has been providing an outstanding consultancy services to its clients regionally. Leveraging its staff extensive expertise of IT market dynamics and technology adoption, ADVISORY has been the trusted advisor to many clients.  In late 2016, ADVISORY has diversified its portfolio to encompass other verticals beside consultancy. Systems and training have been a new focus to ADVISORY to become an enabler to our clients grow their network infrastructure, move to cloud services and train their resources.

ADVISORY also has been incubating digital transformation technologies and embracing the change to a new era through IOT and M2M communications.

ADVISORY is a service and consultancy driven company hence customer satisfaction is in our DNA. We strive to understand clearly our customers’ requirements, choosing the most optimum solutions, ensuring the highest ROI and above all provide the right level of support and services to ensure the highest uptime for our customers’ IT environment.