Startup Weekend GJU
Thursday, April 2 - 4, 2015
Thursday, April 2 - 4, 2015
Event starts at 5:30 pm
Darat Othman Bdeir
Near Al-Balad Theatre Jabal Amman
Thursday April 2nd
Friday April 3rd
Saturday April 4th
Assistant Professor at German Jordanian University
He is interested in studying success and successful people, and he is always searching for inspiring success stories that motivates us to work and excel. His passion towards entrepreneurship and desire to make positive impact on society led him to launch and host The leading Arab entrepreneurs podcast “Riyadi Min Bilady ريادي من بلادي”.
Vice President, GJU
Prior to this appointment he was, for almost 15 years, Director, Office of Knowledge Exchange, Research and Extension (OEK) for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Anton Mangstl was actively involved in the Organization’s endeavour to transform FAO into a Knowledge Organization through the OEK services and products for information and knowledge sharing, e-learning and knowledge networking, multi-lingual cross-media publishing, communication for development, copyright protection and preservation of FAO intellectual property. The office provides support to the development and enhancement of effective and efficient national agricultural research and extension systems, and improving communication processes to facilitate an integrated approach to sustainable agriculture and natural resource management. The Virtual Extension, Research and Communication Network strengthens linkages among rural institutions and farmers, while the Technologies for Agriculture (TECA) platform facilitates the exchange of proven agriculture technologies for small holders. Coherence in Information for Agricultural Research for Development (CIARD) is a global initiative working to make agricultural research information publicly available and more accessible.
Assistant to the President for Communication and Public Relations
Principal at Henley Associates
Recently Mr. Shamlawi has been leading Jordan’s ICT and BPO Sector Association – int@j towards being an active champion and a thought leader for the ICT and BPO Sector in Jordan through advocacy, promotion and marketing, research, and capacity building programs to the ICT and BPO sector members and stakeholders.
During his CEO term at int@j, the ICTES (ICT and ICT Enabled Services-BPO) sector grow to contribute more than 14% to the GDP (10% as direct contribution from the ICT and BPO sectors, and 4% as indirect contribution from using ICT and BPO in other sectors), sector employment grow to more than 80,000 jobs (approximately 16K direct jobs, and 65K indirect and induced jobs), internet penetration exceeded 30%, and females constitute more than 25% of our workforce (one of the highest sectors in Jordan).
Through his vast experience, his academic background, and his wide skills, he initiated and managed strategic collaboration across and among the different sectors and components under the USAID-funded AMIR Program to facilitate the development of critical ICT projects across Jordan such as developing Jordan’s ICT Strategy (REACH Initiative), supporting the Central Bank of Jordan ICT systems modernization, Jordan Customs ICT systems modernization and the development and implementation of the Jordanian Trade and Investment Information
CEO @ Arab Startup Consultants
Coaches and Mentors
Ms. Duwayri has advised financial investors and strategic decision makers in domestic and cross-border alliances and operations in a range of industries including technology, high-value added, financial, defense, manufacturing and service industries. Additionally, she has led the development and implementation of several projects for national and multinational companies covering various disciplines including organizational development, cultural transformation, business strategies, supply chain, and operational development. Recently, Serene has been undertaking financial and consulting advisory roles with various corporate and consulting firms in Jordan. Today, she is managing a business incubation and angel investment program in Jordan.
General Manager at AZAR HUMAN RESOURCE SOLUTIONS
Orthopedic Surgeon at Fuhais Emergency Clinic
Event Sponsors, and Partners
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