Speakers and Panelists Include

Nadhmi Al Nasr
Executive Vice President
KAUST
Ahmad Al-Yamani
CEO
Takamol
Dr. Lama Al Sulaiman
Vice Chair
Jeddah Chamber of Commerce
Tristan Walker
Acting Vice President
KAUST

Abdul Malek Al Jaber
Founder and Chairman
MENA Apps & Arabreneur
Abdulrahman Hammad
Managing Partner
SME Law
Ahmed Reda
Executive Director
MCME
Bader AlZahrani
Managing Director
Endeavor Saudi Arabia
Belen Gallego
CSO
ATA Renewables
Ben Lynch
Managing Partner
Cleantech Capital Advisors
Benoit Flammang
CEO
Beninvest & Associates
Burchkhardt Bonello
CEO
Found Fair
Christos Mastoras
Founder & Managing Partner
Iliad Partners
Fred van Beuningen
Managing Partner
Chrysalix Venture Capital
Hani Enaya
Head of Investment
Taqnia
Hans Maenhout
Investment Director
Finindus
Ian Proctor
Director
KAUST Technology Transfer Office
Ivo Detelinov
Senior Portfolio Manager
Riyad TAQNIA Fund (RTF)
Jamal Al Akkad
Consultant
Wa’ed
Jassim lHaroon
Partner
Raed VC
Khalid Suleimani
Managing Partner
BASE Ventures
Lana AlSaleh
Deputy Secretary General
Makeen
Majid Mufti
CEO
Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures
Mansour Al-Misfer
Managing Director
BlueVine Ventures
Marc Peisert
Partner
Jones Day’s
Mazin Alshanbari
Manager
Takamol
Mohamad Tawash
Managing Director
MRT Investment SPC
Mohammed Al-Zamil
Moderator
SIDF
Mohammed AlKushail
Vice Chairman
Future Horizons Investment Group
Moustafa Magar
Head, Spin-off Investments
Aramco Entrepreneurship Center
Nabeel Koshak
Vice Chairman
Board of Directors of Wadi Makkah
Nabil Issa
Partner
King & Spalding
Nabil Nazer
Chief Investment Officer
Al Sulaiman Group
Nathalie Nebelius
Growth Manager
Cleantech Scandinavia
Nicola Bettio
Head, Innovation Fund
KAUST
Omar Wishah
Head of Investments
Saudi Foras Investment Co.
Pinaki Aich
VP Group Strategy
Dubai International Financial Centre Authority
Rakan AL Eidi
Venture Partner
500 Startups
Saifuddin Mohamed
Sr. Technology Portfolio Manager
KAUST
Samer Samman
Investment Manager
KAUST Innovation Fund
Soraqa AlKhatib
Co-Founder & Vice Chairman
Al-Saria Media Group
Suhaib Hammad
Partner
SME Law
Sultan bin Khaled
Investment Associate
TAQNIA
Tamer Osman
Investment Manager
KAUST Innovation Fund
Trey Goede
Head of Portfolio Managment
Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures
Veronica Murgula
Venture Development Consultant
Envestors MENA
Yaser Zagzoog
Projects Director
Investment & Commercial Services Co.
Yousef AlYousefi
Investments Director
SADA Partners
Yousef Hammad
Associate
BECO Capital