January, 2011 – Albert Beckford Jones to attract global business opportunities within King Abdullah University as Senior Business Development Manager & Consultant
Saudi Arabia – Albert Beckford Jones is slated to lead the effort to promote and attract business opportunities within the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), including the implementation of KAUST’s global investment and Business Development’s framework. KAUST is a $22 billion USD endowed international, graduate research university dedicated to inspiring a new age of scientific achievement and technological innovation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, across the region, and worldwide. As an independent, merit-based institution, KAUST enables top researchers from around the globe to work together in addressing scientific and technological challenges. The KAUST global research and education network supports diverse talents both on its campus and at other top universities and research institutions through collaborative research agreements, grants, and student scholarship programs. The core campus, located on the Red Sea at Thuwal, opened in September 2009.