Saudi Arabia's financial, banking and media consultant Media specialized in providing economic programs and news on Radio Jeddah .. Introduction to the economic concepts program, which is the only weekly program that discusses the most important developments and economic files across the ether .. The first Saudi researcher to obtain a master's degree in insurance from Umm Al-Qura University. This specialization is what enabled me to enter the banking field. I began my professional career in 2007 from the first ladder as a sales representative of Takaful products. In 2008, she moved to work as a financial planner and manager of wealth management at SABB until 2010, which was the last banking station in Banque Saudi Fransi, the manager of the executive accounts of the special services department and then the manager of the ladies' branch until 2014, which was the turning point for the media. My banking background helped me a lot. I became aware of the needs of the public and what are its financial and banking issues. I have become concerned with the issue of banking awareness, especially awareness of economic concepts in general, and providing consultations and courses in this regard. Participated in many economic initiatives and forums (GITEX Dubai - World Expo - American Express - Baban Forum - Future Investment Initiative - Misk Global Forum - Aspar International Forum - Riyadh Economic Forum - ArabNet - Initiative launched your project 4 - Entrepreneurship Initiative - Initiative My success in my leadership ..)
Alaa is responsible for the investment portfolio at Malaz Capital. He has graduated in accounting in 1997 from King Fahd University. He started his career in auditing and corporate banking. He then completed an MBA from the University of Lancaster and moved to the field of private banking and investment advisory. Alaa also worked in leadership positions in regional investment firms and family businesses. Halfway through his career, Alaa started advising on investment and succession issues with particular focus on governance and conflict resolution. Before spending a period of time as independent advisor and wealth manager, he worked in one of the big-4 as head of business development. Alaa is the first Saudi to be awarded the Chartered Director and Fellow of the Institute of Directors in the United Kingdom, a degree that helps him in evaluating and improving the performance of the baords and spreading awareness about governance and independence directorship. Alaa dedicate time and effort to support entrepreneurs, empower women and enhance the public services available to people with special needs.
Ahmed Almgrashi has wide range of academic experience especially in the field of training and community services.Currently as a Vice Dean for training and Community services & secretary of board at College of Business Administration, JAZAN UNIVERSITY he is instrumental in setting up Coop & Community services, Quality unit and student training committee , Besides lot of other activities for training the students like internship in MNC'S at domestic, national and International level
Before joining JAZAN UNIVERSITY he completed his Masters in Business Administration from Winthrop University and bachelors from king Khalid university
Hanouf is the Entrepreneurs Selection and Growth Manager at Endeavor Saudi, where She identifies, helps selecting high-impact entrepreneurs and supports them to scale up their business. She has around 10 years of experience working in the Information Technology & Business Consulting with multinational flagship companies. Prior to joining Endeavor in 2016, Hanouf spent 2 years at Pearson Education in the United States where she was the Lead Quality Assurance Consultant for Pearson’s mega projects. She started her career at Oracle Saudi Arabia where she was the first Saudi female to join the technology consulting team. In 2009 she has been appointed as the Leader of Oracle Women Leadership program (OWL) and also has been responsible for coaching and mentoring new hires and junior staff. Hanouf received her MBA in Entrepreneurship from Suffolk University in Boston, USA. And her BSc of Computer Information Systems from Prince Sultan University in Riyadh.
Babson MBA in Marketing & and Entrepreneurship, certified entrepreneurship trainer from Babson, coach for leadership & teamwork. Mentored 30+ startups for Flat6Labs Accelerator. Currently working as a Marketing Lecturar at King Abdulaziz University (KAU) and the programs director for KAU Entrepreneurship Center.
رائدة أعمال من المدينة المنورة عملت في عدد من المشاريع التنموية لدعم وتطوير بيئة ريادة الأعمال في منطقة المدينة. كما شغلت مناصب مختلفة في إدارة حاضنات أعمال ولها مشاركات تطوعية في فعاليات متعددة لنشر الوعي في مجال ريادة الأعمال. حاصلة على بكالوريس في الأدب الإنجليزي ودبلوم في برمجة الحاسب الآلي إضافة إلى دورات تخصصية متقدمة
Dr. Alghamdi currently leads the innovation and entrepreneurship related initiatives at Taibh University. Prior to joining Taibh University, he was also leading some of the entrepreneurship initiatives at KFUPM in Dhahran.
He received his PhD in 2012 from the McGill University in Canada. His PhD research focuses on power management solutions for portable electronics.
He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees (with honors) in electrical engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia, in 2001 and 2004, respectively.
In 2001, Dr. Alghamdi joined the Electrical Engineering Department at KFUPM as a Graduate Assistant, where he is currently an Assistant Professor (as of July 2012). He was a teaching assistant in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University from Jan 2009 to Aug 2011.
Rakan is an Entrepreneurship Development expert, and activist in Saudi Arabia since 2006. He has experiences in business developing, coaching and consulting. He recently joined 500 Startups as Venture Partner to the 500 Falcons micro fund for MENA.
Prior to that, he was the founding Managing Director of the Saudi Affiliate of Endeavor, a global nonprofit that’s leading a High-Impact Entrepreneurship movement around the world. In 3 years, Endeavor Saudi Arabia grew today to more than US$ 100M in revenue from US$ 47M when selected, and thus created more than 467 new quality jobs to the Kingdom.
Since 2013, Rakan has been heading the Investment Committee at Oqal Angel Investors Group, which attracted more than 150 deals to the group’s investors, 15 of which received investments with a total of US$ 4M. He is a board member of a government fund and has been a judge in many entrepreneurship and startup competitions, like Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year, ArabNet and Startup Weekends.
Rakan holds an M.B.A. majoring in Entrepreneurship, an HRM from the University of Queensland, Australia and a BS in Industrial Systems Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia.
Thamer Shaker, a management professional with more than 20 years of experience, leading strategic plans in change management and talent identification. He is an organization development and business expert aiming to maximize the impact and accomplish challenging goals in different areas. Additionally, he worked in several fields including initiating, planning and leading programs to build and implement a significant organization learning development module followed by an accurate execution plan. In Jan 2014, he established his Managment consultancy firm #MysanConsulting, which is specialized in developing strategy, corporate governance, and change management
Thamer Shaker is a writer and a speaker through his newspaper column and an author of eight best-selling books. He was able to build a superior reputation in human capital and social development. He holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science and a Masters Degree in Business - Situational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, United Statesيمتلك خبرة مهنية تزيد عن 20 سنة في مجال الإدارة وتطوير المنشئات والخطط والأهداف الاستراتيجية وتطوير الموارد البشرية بالقطاعين الحكومي والخاص، في مجالات متعددة، كما قاد عدة فرق لتنفيذ برامج تطويرية متعددة من خلال آلية التغيير الإداري. يمتلك ثامر خبرة مميزة في مجال الثقافة والاعلام تتجاوز الخمسة عشر عاماً، قدّم فيها سبعة كتب، والتي تعتبر من أكثر الكتب مبيعاً، كما شارك في الكثير من المناسبات، بالإضافة إلى كونه متحدثاً في العديد من المنتديات والمؤتمرات المحلية والإقليمية، بالإضافة إلى مساهماته المميزة في إنتاج وتقديم الصالون الثقافي الأول في منطقة مكة المكرمة، وبعض البرامج الثقافية المختلفة والتي استهدفت شريحة الشباب وكان لها قبول كبير. يحمل ثامر شهادة البكالوريوس في علوم الحاسوب، وشهادة الماجستير في إدارة الأعمال، تخصص "قيادة موقفية"، من جامعة نوفا، الولايات المتحدة، كما أنه عضو بالأكاديمية الأمريكية للإدارة المالية، وعضو بالمؤسسة الأمريكية للاستشارات الإدارية – IMC
An Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Builder. A startups' consultant and an entrepreneurship specialist with vast experience in Finance and Accounting. He has provided entrepreneurial and financial coaching to multiple SME’s from different industries, such as manufacturing, High Tech Innovations, Information Technology, Platforms & Applications, and Information Security. In addition, he provided professional consultancy to multiple technology & manufacturing focused startups and new businesses concentrating on market research, new businesses development, financial analysis, strategic business planning, and other objectives.
Currently managing the Entrepreneurship Portfolio at King Salman Youth Center where he is developing and implementing various programs and initiatives promoting the Entrepreneurial Mindset among the youth of Saudi Arabia. During his latest period working as the Managing Director of the Global Entrepreneurship Network in Saudi Arabia, he was involved in building the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem of Saudi Arabia in daily basis, Marwan Jamal has held the position of a Business Development Manager, at Qotuf AlRiyadah in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as well, where he was serving the cause of promoting and improving the overall entrepreneurial ecosystem for the startups in Saudi Arabia. In addition, he worked as the Accelerators Manager at Qotuf where he was responsible of managing Flat6Labs Jeddah accelerator. In this program, startups get to fast-track their growth and development through obtaining financial & professional support throughout the acceleration program
Marwan was involved in various consulting projects, throughout his experience, where he has contributed to numerous merger and acquisition operations and has helped in formulating many governmental infrastructure projects with the Saudi Ministry of Labor. Furthermore, he has audited the financials of multiple Saudi and international corporations in different industries during his time in one of the “Big Four”
Along with building healthy Entrepreneurial Ecosystems, Marwan’s passion is to guide entrepreneurs, startups, and other SME’s in overcoming their challenges and achieving their objectives