Nearly 10 years of Experience; I have worked at 2 Multinational companies all over the GCC countries. Innovated various Projects which had a global impact. My aim is to transfer my knowledge and experience to My beloved community. Expert at supply chain & operation management, strategic planning & balanced scorecard, Process Re-Engineering & improvement, Six Sigma, quality management, and auditing. Member of the Energy and industrial committee at Sharqyiah Chamber of Commerce.
Ziad Abdulaal is a Saudi venture capitalist and entrepreneur based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He currently serves as an investment manager at Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures (Wa’ed), a venture capital fund wholly owned by Saudi Aramco that focuses on innovative startups that aid economic development and diversification within the Kingdom. Abdulaal is also the co-founder of Mezmiz, Saudi Arabia’s premier online marketplace for healthy food. Abdulaal is passionate about entrepreneurship and has invested in several of the top Saudi startups working at Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures (Wa’ed)
Abdulaal joined Saudi Aramco as an investment analyst in 2014 and held various assignments within the company including Aramco’s portfolio management team, managing Saudi Aramco’s non-core portfolio and was part of the team that setup the Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company “Dussur”, a $2 billion fund focused on industrial investments within Saudi Arabia. Abdulaal holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from PMU and a Master of Science in Finance from Durham University
Dr. Moudhi Aljamea got her Bsc in Computer Information Systems from King Fisal University, then, started her own IT company in 2006. After that, she got her MSc in IT with e-business from London in 2010, and her PhD in Computer Security specifically in algorithms design from King’s College London . Currently, Dr.Moudhi is a security assistant professor and the Director of the Entrepreneurship & incubator at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, as well as being a consulting at Ibtkar Strategic Consultancy
She is in the first board of the Innovation and entrepreneurship prize for saudi students in the UK. Her main field of interest is Cyber Security attacks in the Cyber war. She also takes an interest in the field of on-line digital identity in Social Media and Big data. Additionally, she published several papers and participated in many conferences around the world giving talks about her areas of expertise
Jamal Al-Akkad after an exciting and challenging decade as an entrepreneur from 1980s to 1990s, he took different paths working on several interesting and challenging assignments. He decided to revert to entrepreneurship and is currently an investor in SMEs in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), consultant and mentor in entrepreneurship, SMEs development and IP commercialisation he also delivers lectures in entrepreneurship and Ideation mind mapping. Jamal studied at King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals (Saudi Arabia), University of Liverpool and Durham University (UK) for his PhD.
Jassim Alharoon owned and managed small businesses for more than 5 years and is a financial professional. His are of interests include: problem solving, business development, financial planning and analysis