Mentors :

Dr. Riad Hartani

Dr. Riad Hartani

Strategic Technology Adviser, Smart City Algiers

Jonathan Trent

Jonathan Trent

Professor at U.C. Santa Cruz/NASA Scientist, Director, OMEGA Global Initiative

Eric Chan

Eric Chan

CEO, Mobileslate, Silicon Valley, USA

Dr. Mustafa Ergen

Dr. Mustafa Ergen

Chief Architect, Turk Telecom, Istanbul, Turkey

Rabih Khoury

Rabih Khoury

Senior Executive, Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) MEA UAE

Ananda Sen Gupta

Ananda Sen Gupta

CEO, Trackmybeat, New Delhi, India

Faten Aissi Zardi

Faten Aissi Zardi

Founder of MERAKI Consulting, Tunisia

Frank Rayal

Frank Rayal

CEO, Telesystem Innovations Inc. (TSI), Toronto, Canada

Latif Ladid

Latif Ladid

Chair at 5G World Alliance & President, IPv6 Forum, Luxembourg

Peter Lyons

Peter Lyons

Partnership Development Lead, World Economic Forum, New York, USA

Shervin Bakhtiari

Shervin Bakhtiari

TMT Innovation, Business, & Investment Consultant & Advisor, China

Dr. Mussad Al-Razouki

Dr. Mussad Al-Razouki

Chief Business Development Officer, Kuwait Life Sciences Company, Kuwait

Noureddine Tayebi

Noureddine Tayebi

CEO, InSense Inc, USA

Alina Gratschner

Alina Gratschner

Managing Partner, Accelerate Korea

Dr. James Shanahan

Dr. James Shanahan

CEO, Duncan & Church Silicon Valley, USA

Gopal Dommety

Gopal Dommety

CEO, OpsMX, Silicon Valley, USA

Nobu Saito

Nobu Saito

CEO, Shoreblend, Japan

Jagadish Channagiri

Jagadish Channagiri

Founder & CEO ,Moogilu

Dr. Sumit D. Chowdhury

Dr. Sumit D. Chowdhury

Founder & CEO ,Gaia Smart Cities, India

Betty Enyonam Kumahor

Betty Enyonam Kumahor

Founder and Managing Partner, Cobalt Partners, USA

Isabelle Paradis

Isabelle Paradis

Founder and President, HOT TELECOM, Canada

Cameron MacLeod

Cameron MacLeod

Founder/CEO, Global Civic Innovation Centre

Majid Alghaslan

Majid Alghaslan

Accomplished Executive, Entrepreneur, and Investor - Saudi Arabia

Dion Jerling

Dion Jerling

Co-Founder, Connect Earth, Magic-i - South Africa

Paul Muller

Paul Muller

Chief Executive, Connect Earth - South Africa

Wendy Chen

Wendy Chen

CEO, Omnistream, Hong Kong

Roderik van der Graaf

Roderik van der Graaf

Managing Partner at Lemniscap, Hong Kong

Hussein Hallak

Hussein Hallak

General Manager at Launch Academy, Canada

Dr Hammou Messatfa

Dr Hammou Messatfa

Government Technical Leader Middle East & Africa

Lamis Yazbeck

Lamis Yazbeck

Country Director at Oxford Business Group

Aranka Anema

Aranka Anema

Founder, CEO at Global Health PX, Canada

Speakers :

Kiran Inampudi

Kiran Inampudi

Startup Advisor, Alchemist Accelerator, San Francisco, USA

Tobias Martens

Tobias Martens

Senior Project Manager, XU Exponential University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Dr. Anurag Maunder

Dr. Anurag Maunder

CEO & Founder, dLoop, San Francisco, USA

Rolf Lumpe

Rolf Lumpe

Managing Director, RAL Capital Limited, Tokyo, Japan

Etienne Piciocchi

Etienne Piciocchi

Strategy and Corporate Finance Consulting Director, Xona Partners

Dr. Vishal Sharma

Dr. Vishal Sharma

Principal, Metanoai, Silicon Valley, USA

Xavier Reille

Xavier Reille

Country Manager, IFC

Riadh Boukhris

Riadh Boukhris

Founder & CEO, Blue Mena Group, Dubai, UAE

Aisha Sheikh

Aisha Sheikh

Founder & Designer, Simplexity, USA

Krimo Salem

Krimo Salem

Founder & CEO, If & Then, USA

Prof. Mérouane Debbah

Prof. Mérouane Debbah

Director of Huawei R&D, France

Boris Mann

Boris Mann

Managing Director, Frontier Foundry

 Paddy Ramanathan

Paddy Ramanathan

Founder and Managing Director, iValley Innovation Center, USA

Anand Gupta

Anand Gupta

Consultant, Xona Partners, Dallas, USA

Terri Chu

Terri Chu

Integration Team Lead - MOAI Solutions,Canada

Issa Aghabi

Issa Aghabi

Venture Capital, IFC, UAE

Nizar Jegham

Nizar Jegham

Senior Consultant, NXN

Dean Sirovica

Dean Sirovica

Founding Partner at Xona Partners

Richard Jefferes

Richard Jefferes

Managing Director - Asia Pacific at Collinear Networks