An American citizen with a knack for computers is believed to be one of the men running the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group's vast social media operation, media reports said
Ahmad Abousamra, 32, was born in France and raised in the upscale Boston suburb of Stoughton, ABC news reported.
His father is a prominent endocrinologist at Massachusetts General Hospital. He attended the exclusive Xaverian Brothers Catholic high school and made the Dean's List at Northeastern University.
Abousamara graduated with a degree in a technology field then took a job at a telecommunications company.