Dr. Isam Ayoubi is presently CEO of The Thinking Company, a research and consultancy firm based in Amman-Jordan, and founder and managing partner of Golden Section Productions, a film and media production company, that focuses on family films and documentaries. Prior to this, Dr. Ayoubi was executive producer for the Pink Panther and Pals animated series, produced jointly with MGM and Rubicon, where he was serving as vice president.
Dr. Ayoubi also spent several years in education. Among other accomplishments he was chief architect and developer of the eMath and eScience, comprehensive k-12 blended learning e-education programs, developed in collaboration with the Cisco Learning Institute, that were implemented throughout Jordan, with prototypes and partial implementations in Algeria, Morocco and Oman. Dr. Ayoubi still holds excellent relations with several ministries of education in the region, and consults on various issues ranging from k-12 education to vocational and technical training to university-based education.
Dr. Ayoubi was vice president, chief business development officer and chief technology officer at Rubicon from 1999 to early 2010. Prior to that Dr. Ayoubi held a variety of teaching and research positions at several universities, most notably the American University at Sharjah, the King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in Dhahran, and Texas A&M University.
Dr. Ayoubi has a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Texas Tech University (1989), an M.S. in Mathematics and B.Sc. in Physics. He lives in Amman-Jordan. He is married and has one son.