Jeffrey Avina, Director of the Middle East and Africa Division of Microsoft International’s Citizenship and Community Affairs Department

Arnaud Sahuget, Product Manager Cornell Tech


Abdelhameed Ahmed Sharara, CEO and Founder RiseUp Egypt

Mohammed Mansour Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator

Mohamed Hamza, AUC Venture Lab Manager


Abdallah Absi, CEO at Zoomaal

Munir David Nabti, General Manager (GM) at Bootcamp LB andCEO – Chief Entrepreneur & Organizer at

Rana Chmaitelly, CEO of Little Engineer


Sonia Weymuller, Partner at Venture Souq

Kamel Al Asmar, Founder & CEO – Nakhweh, Wamda; Forbes 30 Social Entrepreneurs 2014

Dr. Bushra Al-Blooshi, Manager – Research & Innovation at Dubai Electronic Security Center

Aya Sadder, Intelak Incubator: Partnership between Emirates Group, GE and Etisalat

Nizar Habash, Associate Professor of Computer Science at NYU

Matthieu Suiche, founder of MoonSols, and co-founder of CloudVolumes

Erikki Aaltonen, Executive Director at startAD

Tamara Tannir, C3 Head of Programs

Najla Al Midfa, General Manager at Sheraa – Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center

Rima Al-Sheikh, Serial entrepreneur (nambbesh,, and now

Charbel Nemnon, IT Infrastructure Solutions Architect, Microsoft MVP Cloud and Datacenter Management at Microsoft


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