Hackathon 2011 – Speakers, Team Leaders and Judges

  • Monther Abushaikh, Software Engineer from N2V, Jordan
  • Kamel Al-Asmar, Founder, President & Executive Director of Nakweh, Jordan
  • Amal Al Ghaferi, Assistant Professor at Masdar Institute, UAE
  • Khaled Al Habache, Software Engineer at N2V, Jordan
  • Jayeesh Bhalla, World Bank Consultant, Kenya
  • Al Bloom, Vice Chancellor of New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Rama Chakaki, Founder & CEO of Baraka Ventures, Dubai, UAE
  • Ghassan Chahine, DPE Lead Lebanon & NEPA- IM at Microsoft Corporation, Lebanon
  • Jay Chen, Assistant Professor of Computer Science of New York University Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Roland Daher, leads business development and strategic alliances at Wamda, Dubai, UAE
  • May ElBarachi, professor at Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Maha El Choubassi, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Ayham Gorani, Founder & CEO of AlphaApps FZ LLC, Widgetlabs GmBH, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • David Hutchful, Technical Program Manager of Grameen Foundation, Ghana
  • Jeremy Johnstone, Developer Advocate at LinkedIn, USA
  • Mohammad Khatib, Cofounder/Web Developer of Bazinga!, Palestine
  • Sana Odeh, Affiliated Faculty, NYU Abu Dhabi, Faculty Liaison for Global Programs of Computer Science, and Clinical Professor of Computer Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York.
  • Bechir Omrane, Head Of Business Development at Kharabeesh, Tunisia
  • Michael Paik, PhD candidate, Courant Institute at New York University, USA
  • Will Pate, Global Community Manager of Random Hacks of Kindness, Canada
  • Mutaz Qasem, Chief Technology Officer at Zeedna, Dubia, UAE
  • Nagi Salloum, N2V Venture Capital, Dubai
  • Thierry Sans, Assistant Teaching Professor, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
  • Dominic Sayers, Investor at Seedcamp, England
  • Shehmir Shaikh, President of Kairos Middle East, Dubai, UAE
  • Davor Svetinovic, Professor of Computer Science at Masdar University, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Ritesh Tilani, CareZone, UAE
  • Shawn Van Every, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Communication,New York University, New York
  • Arjun Venkatraman, Lead Developer of CGNet Swara, India
  • Roy Zakka, Serial Entrepreneur, and credited with having started Mobile Value-Added Services in the MENA region, London and the Middle East
  • Mohannad Zalloom, Software Project Manager at SoukTel, Palestine
  • Amir Zeid, Assistant Professor and Program Lead of Computer Science and Information Systems at American University of Kuwait, Kuwait

Event Details

October 28-30, 2011 
Arriving on Thursday October 27th and Leaving on Monday October 31st.
New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Downtown Campus 

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