Khalil Gdoura

Editor & Business Owner - Consultant in Info' Marketing & Design - Habit Coach

Inhaber, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Datalyz

Toronto, Canada

About me

I have specialized in mining and visualizing information since 2012, servicing businesses, nonprofits, and intergovernmental bodies. 1- I research and cross-check information online, whether it concerns leads, statistics, legislation, or qualitative insights. 2- I translate figures and abstractions (processes, concepts, legislation) into social-media-friendly infographics and print-ready formats including booklets and brochures. My skills are fueled by my 11-year experience in competitive intelligence and data journalism, for content and academic research, reputation and sentiment analysis online, market research, and knowledge mapping. As a researcher, I hunt information for you, matching your criteria, As a designer, I treat your information with passion. I look forward to collaborating with you!

Skills

statistical analysis
Data Mining
Data Visualization
Infographics
Infografiken
Webanalytics
Google Analytics
SEO Consulting
SEO/SEM
SMO
SMM
Market Research
Competitive Analysis
information design
Campaigns and Elections
Productivity Improvement
Service Design
Hypnosis
Neuro-linguistic programming
Active listening
Multicultural awareness
Executive Coaching
Career Coaching
Electoral law
Customer Acquisition
Lead Generation
Intellectual curiosity
Organizational skills
Personal Branding
Productivity Management
Work productivity
Productivity

Timeline

Professional experience for Khalil Gdoura

  • Current 12 years and 1 month, since Jun 2012

    Founder & Data journalist

    Tunelyz

    Tunelyz is a local news website which is challenged by the huge and daily amounts of data and rumors. The website aims at bringing insightful data and articles to nationwide readers. Products of the website : - Data visualization using infographics and advanced charts. - Checking and mining insights from public notices and datasets, government budget, and more.

  • Current 12 years and 6 months, since Jan 2012

    Co-Founder & Columnist

    Surf 'n' Taste

    I contribute in: - Writing reviews about latest web habits on Tunisia : social marketing practices, e-commerce channels, new media, etc. - Writing tutorials for a better usage of web technologies : search engine optimization, online productivity solutions, etc. - Building partnership with brands which like to try new marketing tactics to improve their reputation and sales.

  • Current 13 years and 5 months, since Feb 2011

    Local Partner

    Socialbakers.com

    Socialbakers.com (ex - facebakers.com) is a brand of Candytech, a Facebook's preferred developer consultant. Local website : www.socialbakers.com/facebook-statistics/tunisia - Media partnership : releasing reports and facts about Facebook usage in Tunisia - Eye on the local market : updating latest brands and media on Facebook on Socialbakers listings.

  • Current 14 years and 6 months, since Jan 2010

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    Datalyz

    - Competitive Intelligence & Digital Analytics for online-based businesses since 2008. - Information and editorial design delivering infographics, booklets, and media-friendly reporting since 2012. - Knowledge management and one-to-one productivity coaching from 2019 onwards.

  • Current 14 years and 6 months, since Jan 2010

    Consulting & Training Business Owner

    Datalyz Inc.

    Passionate agency at the crossroad of Data, Design & Digital, servicing Awareness, Education, and Entrepreneurship since 2010

  • Current 14 years and 6 months, since Jan 2010

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    Datalyz

    Passionate agency at the crossroad of Data, Design & Digital, servicing Awareness, Education, and Entrepreneurship since 2010

  • Current 15 years and 10 months, since Sep 2008

    Co-Founder & Public Relations

    Tounsia 4Ever

    Cultural collaborative blogzine home for more 750 beginner artists nationwide and across the Arabic world. Beginnings go back to 2008 where Facebook was rising among pre-revolution Tunisian Youth. The idea was to provide an only-women forum to stir up free debates about our society and education. The engagement of the Women led us to build a community-driven website in order to value every contribution and voice since January 2010. Business models lies on adverting and event planning.

  • 4 years and 9 months, Apr 2018 - Dec 2022

    Technical Communications Contractor

    OECD

  • 4 years and 9 months, Nov 2016 - Jul 2021

    Information Designer

    Democracy Reporting International DRI

    Visualizing legal concepts and processes to be included into didactic books around the local election framework, the decentralization process, and the court system. DRI institution aims at providing media with insightful material to assess Tunisia’s democratic transition through the application of its new Constitution. The program is supported by the German Federal Foreign Office.

  • 1 year and 5 months, Feb 2018 - Jun 2019

    Information Designer

    International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance IDEA

    1- Layout design of a manual dedicated to electoral long-term observers from a gender perspective; 2- book and infographic design of Tunisia’s election data and legal framework prior to its first local ballot after revolution.

  • 11 months, Feb 2017 - Dec 2017

    Information Designer

    GVC Italia

    Editorial design of various material to underline the outcomes and the insights of WeGov! Project after its implementation in 6 countries of the MENA region.

  • 9 months, Feb 2017 - Oct 2017

    Information Designer

    Tunisian Institute for Strategic Studies ITES

    Mission: Tunisia in 2025 is a global strategic study which aims at providing a full diagnosis, a strategic vision along with different approaches and actions covering six topics: State and Institutions, Defense and Security, Economy and sustained Development, Social Contract, Education and Culture and Foreign Affairs. My task is to make the 200 pages report easy to read and to navigate, through information design and editorial design techniques.

  • 3 months, Apr 2017 - Jun 2017

    Information Designer

    Media Diversity Institute MDI

    Layout design of a handbook dedicated to Journalists and Civil Society Organizations in Algeria to highlight the good practices in terms of Election Monitoring and Reporting.

  • 1 year, May 2014 - Apr 2015

    Data Analyst

    Global Productions

    "Meli Melek" is an innovative media project which aims to introduce basic economic questions, issues and possible solutions suggested by national experts and experiences worldwide. Statistical data has to be media friendly, matching formats as different as infographics and short documentary films across talk programs, live debates and digital media.

  • 1 year and 1 month, Apr 2014 - Apr 2015

    Data Visualization Officer

    Democracy International - MENA Office

    Democracy International helps civil society and electoral authorities efforts building trust in the electoral process whose assessment is highlighted using data mining and visualization techniques. Election data comes from E-Day insights and long-term observation as well, covering the different election process parts (and not only parties).

  • 1 year and 5 months, Jul 2013 - Nov 2014

    Information Designer

    Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

    Contributing in a project advocating more transparency in the first democratically elected parliament in Tunisia. Output, made of Infographics and motion graphics, aims at bringing a clear view of stages and odds during Tunisia's constitutional process as well as the new Charter principles and rules. This ongoing experience has succeeded to bring together legal experts and information design, for a better understanding of the legal framework among fervent debates in the revolutionary country.

  • 1 year and 1 month, Jul 2008 - Jul 2009

    SEO Consultant

    ABC Webmarketing

    - Website audit and performance analysis - Link Building and Social Marketing - Copywriting (SEO)

Educational background for Khalil Gdoura

  • 2 years and 10 months, Sep 2006 - Jun 2009

    Statistical Engineering

    School of Statistics and Information Analysis

    Datamining * Econometrics * Artifical intelligence techniques * Information Systems * Economics *

  • 1 year and 10 months, Sep 2004 - Jun 2006

    Mathematics

    Preparatory cycle for engineering studies

    Mathematics, Physics, Mechanics

Languages

  • English

    First language

  • French

    First language

  • Arabic

    First language

  • German

    Intermediate

  • Persian

    -

Interests

Reading
Writing
Landscape Drawing
Mathemagics
Chess
Nature and Wildlife
Urban Exploration
Free Thinking
Stamp Collecting
Astronomy
Trekking
Travel

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