Rana Edlebi Kasti

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Chief Operations Officer

As Chief Operations Officer at CTI, Rana is responsible for the global operations of the company. She oversees CTI’s Human Resources, daily operations, financial performance, and continuous improvement functions. Her experience and leadership have been focused on ensuring client satisfaction through the effective management of resources and fulfillment of commitments and services.  

 Rana is responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all processes internal and external, helping leaders and organizations with their transformation journey by administering comprehensive assessments and feedback, coordinating leadership sessions and conferences and facilitating communication between CTI and its partners. 

As part of the CTI Innovation Institute, Rana has coordinated a multi-million University-wide Neuroscience Collaborative (NSC) with the mission to accelerate progress in USF neuroscience research through cooperation among faculty from across USF and with the University’s various partners.

Rana has held several positions in various settings including academia, the United Nations, and IT companies. She has extensive experiences in operations and execution. Her previous work included research, developing marketing materials, organizing and coordinating educational events and health campaigns, managing department budgeting and finance, and improving customer satisfaction.

Rana holds a Master's degree in Political Studies from the American University of Beirut (AUB) and a Master's in Public Health from the University of South Florida. Fluent in four languages, Rana has held several positions with different humanitarian organizations.