Salam Yamout is the Regional Director, Middle East for the Internet Society since November 2016. Prior to joining the Internet Society, Ms. Yamout was the National Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) Strategy Coordinator at the Office of the Prime Minister of Lebanon. Mrs. Yamout sits on the board of several NGOs related to Internet and entrepreneurship. Notably, she is a board member of the RIPE NCC since May 2014.
Ms. Yamout holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Ecole Supérieure des Affaires (ESA) in Beirut and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arizona.