DeBakey International, LLC, is a small boutique firm with in-depth knowledge of the Middle East education market. We assist both with developing and expanding business opportunities overseas and assisting foreign firms with sales opportunities in the U.S. DeBakey International has established partners in the UK, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan, UAE, and Egypt. These pre-established relationships enable us to quickly identify key players and best strategies for market opportunities in the education sector.
George T. DeBakey has over 35 years of international business and educational expertise, with a strong concentration in the Middle East market. He is on the board of directors of ANERA (American Near East Refugee Aid), the U.S. Center for Citizen Diplomacy and the Arab American Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. He is an active member of the U.S.-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce. He is also active in the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), and International Society for Technology and Education (ISTE). Recently, he has been asked to serve on the Steering Committee for the Northern Virginia Technology Council and Egyptian Information Technology Association joint business committee to promote business between the two organizations in the information technology area.