After studying Electrical Engineering at California State University, Mohamed Hamada did his MBA at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah. He worked for technical enterprises in the US for five years, then returned to Egypt to found Ennota in 2014. Ennota supplies financial management solutions for MSMEs in the MENA region.
Rania is founder and CEO of a number of companies, including ITQAN for Smart Solutions, a technology services provider company in Alexandria, Egypt; and CollieTec Corp in Boston in the US, a leader in augmented reality (AR) applications. She studied at the University of Alexandria and the American University in Cairo. She spends her time between the Middle East, Europe and the US.
Ramzi El-Fekih is a Tunisian technologist with over 20 years of experience and senior management responsibilities in engineering/technology management, business development and technology solutions sales in the US, Europe and the MENA region. He is the founder and CEO of CREOVA, a provider of mobile finance solutions. He burns for everything related to technology, innovation, entrepreneurship, startups and mobile apps.
Khaled Bouchoucha, a data processing engineer and agripreneur, is one of the new breed of young entrepreneurs believing that combining agriculture with a professional business approach will lead to huge economic, social and environmental development.
In 1986, during the Iran-Iraq War, Ehssan Dariani came to Germany as a child refugee. His passion for technology was evident in his early endeavours: in 1995 he won the renowned Jugend Forscht science contest for adolescents. Despite successes early in life – he studied at the elite University of St. Gallen – at age 25 he found himself soaking wet after being caught in a downpour and out of money in an Internet café.