StartSmart Saudi Conference
A program under MIT Enterprise Forum Global, StartSmart Saudi Conference aims to encourage, motivate, and provide direction for local entrepreneurs to come up with successful social and commercial ideas and projects. This is done through a number of workshops and rich programs that are directly related to technology and innovation. The Conference will help enrich the entrepreneurs’ practical experience and add to their know-how, thus helping them take their project to advanced stages.
18 March 2017
Bay La Sun Hotel
Local and international experienced speakers, discussing the opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurship, technology, and digital innovation
Announcing the 9 winning team, 3 from each tracks at the MITEF Startup Competition.
An open platform for visitors and contestant to present ideas, startups & social entrepreneurship.
Hala FadelChair - MIT Enterprise Forum Pan-Arab region
Antoinette MatthewsVP, Communication & Licensing - MIT Tech Review
Ahmed HamdanCEO - Unifonic
Dr. Maher HakimManaging Director - Qatar Science Technology Park
Abdulaziz AlLoughaniVice Chairman - Kuwait National Fund for SME Development
Sofana DahlanVice Governer - SME Authority
Ali MutairiDirector, Corporate Communication - King Khaled Foundation
Emad KhasgariGeneral Manager - Badir
Sultan AlSharaniChief HR Officer - Zain KSA
Dr. Louay ElDadaCEO & Co-Founder - Quanergy
Farooq Al JerasyCEO - AlMusafer
Dr. Jamal AkkadCo-Chief Advisor - Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship
Ahmad AlDabbaghAlliance & Channels Leader - Oracle
Osama AlMubarakDirector General - Kafalah Program
Rayan ZahidRegional Sales Director - Microsoft Arabia
Faisal OmranTreasurer & CIO - Saudi Investment Bank
Fahd Al RasheedVice Governer - Prince Mohammed Bin Salman College