ECS

1-2 March 2019

Greek Campus

THE 1ST CAREER

DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT

IN EGYPT

 

APPLY AS a SPEAKER APPLY AS a SPONSOR

 

ECS

1-2 March 2019

Greek Campus

THE 1ST CAREER

DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT

IN EGYPT

 

APPLY AS SPEAKER APPLY AS SPONSOR

 

Egypt Career Summit is the biggest career development summit in Egypt,
it’s main aim is to elevate career awareness and prepare more qualified
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Add to My Calendar 2019-03-01 12:00:00 2019-03-02 18:00:00 Africa/Cairo Egypt Career Summit Event Egypt Career Summit is the biggest career development summit in Egypt, it’s main aim is to elevate career awareness and prepare more qualified high demanded calibers. Cairo, Egypt Egypt Career Summit info@egyptcareersummit.com

OUR SPEAKERS 2018

Yasser Abbas

Commercial Professional

Biography

Yasser has been in the FMCG industry for 9 years, with a strong experience of sales and commercial management with different companies and across different markets and trade environments in region. Starting with Key account management in Saudi with P&G’s distributor, moving to country management roles in Iraq, Kuwait with Kraft/Mondelez and currently Managing UAE & Yemen For Johnson and Johnson. His Experience is mainly in Sales and Distributor management operations, in the gulf region in specific and FMCG as an industry across all trade channels (Modern Trade, Traditional Trade, Wholesale, and most recently E-commerce). He has a passion for the future of the industry with E-commerce and how technology will drive Retail and Brand evolution.

Waleed Abdel Wadoud

HR Professional

Biography

Walid is a senior human resources executive with over 18 years of experience and has assumed different operational and consulting roles in diversified industries including telecom, construction and automotive. He joined Careem, in 2016, as a People Engagement Director. Prior to his current role, Abdel-Wadood, was the senior HR manager of Orascom Construction in Egypt, managing a complex and diverse organization, where the workforce exceeded sixty-five thousand. He was also resourcing & special projects manager for Vodafone Egypt where he participated in several key projects globally. Abdel-Wadood holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is also certified in different occupational testing tool and assessment/development centers and is a registered member of the British Psychological Society.

Wael Farag

Training Professional

Biography

Corporate Coach at Edge Consultants.
-trained multinational and local companies such as EMC2, SIEMENS, RICHBAKE, PepsiCo, etc…
-Youngest Associate Certified Coach (ACC) in Egypt accredited from ICF (International Coach Federation)
-Training Director (2015-16)at the Egyptian Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation, where he was responsible for implementing training systems in 30 associations in 30 faculties of pharmacy all over Egypt
-Certified trainer from HRCI
-Certified NLP Practitioner from American board of NLP

Tarek Khater

Investment & Finance Professional

Biography

Tarek has 9 years of experience in Investment & Commercial Banking. Currently, Tarek works at Beltone Investment Banking. Previously, he worked for HSBC as a Relationship Manager in the Corporate Banking department and prior to that, he worked at the Wealth Management department. On an academic level, Tarek holds a BSc of Statistics and Economics from Cairo University and MSc in Investment and Risk Finance from the University of Westminster in London. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Tarek Kamel

Commercial Head & Executive Committee Member

Biography

Tarek is a commercial expert with 20 years of experience in the Largest Global FMCG “Nestle”. He holds a degree in Economics from Cairo University and an MBA from Maastricht School of Management. Tarek started his career in the banking industry but he shifted early on to FMCGs where he has been in charge of different positions in Marketing & Sales. Tarek is currently the Head of Sales at Nestle NEAR and was previously the Business Executive Manager (Marketing Director) for Nestle’s Dairy Category.

Tarek Farouk

Banking Professional

Biography

Tarek is an economics graduate from Cairo University. He has 8 years of experience within leading multinational banks sito. After an internship in the treasury department of BNP Paribas, he joined the corporate banking department of HSBC since 2010 where he managed several corporate clients within different segments in large corporates, middle market corporates and he is currently the relationship manager for a portfolio of international corporates.

Tamer Mosalam

Biography

Tamer is the Vice President for PepsiCo Snacks Category in Egypt & North Africa , he is also the CEO for Chipsy For Food Industries , one of the PepsiCo operating entities in Egypt , He has more than 25 years of experience in FMCG ; working for two global multinational companies P&G and PepsiCo, Last 8 years in senior leadership positions on commercial and general management roles; leading on the development of complex markets and categories such as Salty Snacks; Savory and Beverage portfolio; also leading on large scale organizations.

He led on several business platforms and initiatives to include go to Market strategies, markets segmentation, commercial strategies for core; new categories and innovations, manufacturing network transformation, agriculture landscape, and startup of new businesses initiatives.

Tamer also had the opportunity to lead on major re-structuring projects in Egypt and North Africa markets including the establishment of global commercial transformation initiatives into Egypt, meanwhile launching new operating model for local & Export business; and establishment of several developing markets.

Tamer works with several incubators, private equities and investment funds to support entrepreneurs and Start Ups in Egypt, he also worked with investment authorities on articulating the small and medium businesses support prior the release of the new investment low.
Tamer is the Co- Chair for the agriculture, and food safety committee in the Am Cham (American Chamber of Commerce), member of the trade and industry core committee , he is also the Head of the Food & Beverage committee in the Canada Egypt business council.

Sue Ellen

Legal Professional

Biography

Dr. Sue Ellen is the Head Of legal department of Total Oil and Gas Egypt; she has served as a Legal Counselor in sundry prominent international and regional sectors along with her profession. Her practice involves a wide range of laws and her primary focus is Business Law and Dispute Settlement. Sue Ellen’s legal expertise is dominant in various industries but her focus of strength exists in Oil & Gas, Real Estate and Telecom. Dr. Sue Ellen used to be the legal researcher at the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands

Dr. Sue Ellen is a law school graduate from both Ain Shames University and Jean Moulin University, France. Sue Ellen holds a Master of Laws Degree (LL.M) in International and Comparative Law from the American University in Cairo with High Honors and registered in the PhD program in Leicester University, UK.
She serves as an Arbitrator at the Egypt National Moot Arbitration Competition, American Bar Association

Sue Ellen is a lecturer at the American University in Cairo as well as the Arab Academy for Science and Technology and has written significant research papers on different legal issues such as White Collar Crimes, International Dispute Settlements and Criminology.
She is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer in business law by the American Bar Association in Egypt. Professional Associations and Memberships
• Tedx Cairo and GUC
• National White Collar Crimes Center
• Egyptian Bar Association
• American Bar Association In Egypt – Associated Member
• The Egyptian Association of International Law
• The Egyptian Association of Economical and Political Studies

Sondos El-Faramawy

Research & Consulting Professional

Biography

Sondos is a Research Director with Sagaci Research, a young market intelligence company focused on Africa. She is also leading Sagaci’s operations in Egypt. She has 8+ years in strategic and management consulting and research, where prior to Sagaci Research she was part of the Boston Consulting Group, as well as local consulting firm Logic Management Consulting. She has a BSc in Economics from Cairo University.

Sherif Noureldnin

Media Professional

Biography

– Sherif is an up-and-coming media personality , with a career in Radio and TV hosting , working for Major Networks including (OnTv , and Nile Radio Network) Having started his career in the Egyptian media some fifteen years ago (back in the year 2000), he has worked journalism, production, program hosting. Throughout his career, he has worked for some of the best channels and networks in the Middle East, including MBC, Dubai TV, Mazzika TV, Nile Life, Mega FM, and Nile Cinema till we reached the current homestation OnE. He is currently hosting a show on Mega FM; Baheb El Cima and the Weekly Entertainment Tv Show “On Screen”. He has hosted an array of different events, and MCed others. From amongst the most prominent is the Red Carpet coverage of the Cairo International Film Festival for three consecutive years and lately the GFF. ( GOUNA FILM FESTIVAL)

Sherif Nabawy

Finance Professional

Biography

Sherif is an Economics graduate from Cairo University and a CFA level III candidate. He is currently the Director of International Markets at Naeem Brokerage, directly reporting to the Brokerage CEO. He worked in the field of investments since graduation where he held different positions and has been actively engaged in executing trades, ensuring maximization of assets, minimization of financial risk by analyzing economic data, equity valuations, technical analysis, cross-asset correlations and identifying undervalued and overvalued equities prices.

Sherif Monsef

Marketing Expert & Consultant

Biography

Sherif is- a marketing professional, entrepreneur and trainer, with 19 years of experience in multinational organizations and consulting firms, within which he built many departments and business units in the functions of marketing, business development and consultancy in many reputable organizations, building marketing strategy, brands, campaigns, distribution channels and strategic alliances.

Sherif has a track record of achievements in the fields of business and marketing consultancy as the former director of business consulting in Egypt’s and the region’s leading consulting firm LOGIC management consulting, where he leaded the development of business, marketing,
Organization Development strategies and plans for major multinational, government and non-government organizations.

Sherif lead the development and inauguration of many multinational companies operations’ in Egypt including Daewoo Motor Egypt, Allianz Egypt and Al-Futtaim, through leading the business and Marketing functions, and developing the companies’ business plans, strategy, brands, reputation, communication channels, products, services and processes.

Throughout his career, Sherif managed to form international and local strategic alliances and tie-ups between his respective employers and target partners, managing deals, with an aggregate of approximately 100 million USD.

During his career journey, Sherif was recognized as “Allianz most innovative employee worldwide” and awarded a lifetime membership in “Allianz innovators club” of Munich. Also frequently recognized as
“Employee of the year” in respective organizations.

Furthermore, Sherif is an active member in the social and community service front through being a founder member of charity organizations, the elected head of Investment and marketing committee in the Egyptian Shooting club, and founder of the career advisory curriculum “Who Am I”, that helps young Egyptian students in discovering their potentials and career matches, and “Business Capsule”, that aids young graduates and entrepreneurs in gaining essential business and organizational skills, to equip them for their career journeys.

Sherif is a business graduate from the Faculty of Commerce – English Section in Cairo University, and a certified trainer from Institute of Leadership and Management – UK.

Shehab Nawawi

Shehab Nawawi

Biography

Shehab ElNawawi is the Chairman and CEO of Giza Systems, the leading systems integrator (SI) in Egypt and the Middle East (http://www.gizasystems.com) Shehab joined the company as CEO in late 2000. On his watch, the company saw a comeback that catapulted it to be the leader of the SI pack in the region, with a footprint that now spans the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa, and with established and growing subsidiaries in KSA, UAE, Qatar, Kenya, Tanzania and Nigeria. With his team he built a strong and robust vertically focused and customer-centric organization that enabled the development of business in different industry segments, and oversaw the inception of a number of subsidiaries geared to penetrate key growth markets and further expand the company’s geographic footprint. He became the Chairman of the company as well as its CEO in 2007. Shehab started his career in the oilfield, working as a field engineer for Schlumberger Wireline based in Mumbai, India from 1987 to 1991. He then moved to Canada and became the Network Manager for Rogers Data Services in Ontario, and eventually headed the technical trials of dataover-cable (what is now the @home service offered by ISP’s in North America) in 1994. In 1996 he moved back to Egypt and ran the North Middle East sales office for Newbridge Networks, a world-class manufacturer of voice and data switches. Newbridge Networks was later acquired and merged into Alcatel Networks – now Alcatel-Lucent. Shehab believes strongly in the responsibility of private sector companies towards their communities and their role in spurring development and inspiring change. To that extent he is involved in many education-based initiatives in Egypt; he participates on the board of Injaz Egypt-member of JA WorldWide (http://injaz-egypt.org/) – an NGO dedicated to development of Egyptian youth, and has been an active board member of Wataneya Society for the Development of Orphanages since 2008; Wataneya (http://www.wataneya.org/en) is an NGO dedicated to establishment of minimum standards of care for orphans. In 2012 Shehab established the Giza Systems Education Foundation (http://m.facebook.com/GizaSystemsFoundation), an NGO focused on the use of technology to improve the outputs of the Egyptian educational system. To that extent GSEF is establishing digital fabrication makerspaces (Fablabs) to serve the communities in the south of Egypt, and will have setup five such makerspaces by the end of 2017 (https://m.facebook.com/FabLabOnWheels/). In 2015 he joined the Board of Trustees of EducateMe (http://educateme-egypt.org/), a nonprofit foundation that aspires to redefine education in Egypt through a progressive learnercentered and skill-based education model. Shehab is also a member of the Leadership Council of Rise Egypt (http:// http://www.riseegypt.org/) a global nonprofit that is leveraging its network of top experts, investors, and researchers to accelerate entrepreneurship for development in Egypt. He is also the Chairman of the Board Advisory Council of Enactus Egypt (http://www.enactusegypt.org/) a non-profit organization that uses the power of enterpreneural action to improve the quality of life and standard of living for people). Shehab holds a Bachelors (Hons) degree in Biomedical Engineering from Cairo University 1987.

Shady El Safty

Engineering Professional

Biography

Shady is a visionary leader with enthusiastic, customer centric and result-oriented approach to success. He is an internationally recognized “Influential Voice of Quality” as an author, keynote speaker, and blogger. Currently, Shady is the Regional Director for General Motors North Africa and Middle East Executive Director of QMD-ASQ.

Shady’s strong work ethic is underscored by his commitment to education; he has a bachelor’s degree in Automotive Engineering and a Master’s degree in Business Administration. He is a Lean Six-Sigma Master Black Belt, and Shainin Red X Master. He is also the author of ”Critical Success Factors of Six-sigma Implementation’’.

His work has resulted in honoring him as the recipient of “2016 Quality Professional of the Year Award” by American Society of Quality (ASQ) and as the recipient of “2012 Young Industry Leadership Award” by Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE) for the first time for Africa and Middle East.

Sally Bedeir

Supply Chain Professional

Biography

– Sally is a Supply Chain professional with a degree in Engineering. She has a strong experience in Supply Chain where she worked in different functions including Demand & Supply Planning, Procurement, Export & Import Operations and Distribution. Sally is currently the Supply Chain Head at Nestle NEAR.

Sahar Albazar

Development Professional & Harvard ALUMNI

Biography

Sahar is an MPA graduate from Harvard Kennedy School of government, class of May 2015. She currently holds the position of Advisor for the Minister of Social Solidarity. Previously, she was an Impact Assessment Consultant at the World Bank for Youth Employment Project in Egypt. Prior to attending Harvard she was a Social Investment Advisor at British Petroleum Egypt with a budget of $20 million. She is also a founder for Helwa Ya Balady NGO that focuses on developing “slum” areas and countering poverty in developing countries. Her NGO tackled a wide range of humanitarian and development projects in Egypt, Somalia, Libya, Syria and Kenya.

Osman Badran

Brand Architect

Biography

Osman is a pioneer in the branding industry in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region with a career that features a diverse background in marketing communications and strategic corporate brand building. Osman has built and nurtured both local and international brands from their inception – these include Pepsi, Vodafone, EFG Hermes, Inertia Properties, Ahl Masr, Ahly Football Club, Western Union, United Nations & many others.
Osman believes in telling a brand’s story – from inception to maturity – by building and growing its DNA.

Omar Batouty

Operations Professional

Biography

Omar is currently Total Productive Maintenance Manager at PepsiCo, he is responsible for the program design and roll out across plants. Omar started his career with Schlumberger as a Field Engineer, then joined PepsiCo where he assumed different leading roles between Supply Chain and Manufacturing departments. Omar is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt holder and a Cairo University Engineering graduate.

Nermine Faltas

HR Professional

Biography

Nemrine has more than 20 years of multi-disciplinary experience in Human Capital, Organizational Development, IT and Process Re-engineering. She started her career in 1995 as a software engineer, then joined LINKdotNET as Project Manager, working on many process and quality improvement assignments. As the company expanded her interest grew in Organizational Development, which led to her appointment to the role of Human Resources and Operations Senior Manager. Mrs Faltas has managed multiple strategic initiatives and Change Management projects including mergers, regional expansions and restructures. In September 2010 she became Vice President for Operations & Human Capital at A15, where she led all centralized supporting operations including Human Resources, Administration and Management Information Systems, serving over 10 subsidiaries, 16 regional offices and more than 1000 employees. Mrs Faltas is a PROSCI-certified Change Management practitioner and certified trainer/facilitator, a corporate co-active coach accredited by the International Coaching Federation and holds a certification in HR competency analysis profiling from HRCG Canada. She was awarded a BSc in Computer Science by the American University in Cairo in 1995.

Nancy El Deghiedy

Commercial Professional

Biography

Nancy is an Economics and Political Sciences graduate who has been working for 8 years in International Trading and Local Market Business Development viagra new zealand. She currently holds the position of Commercial Manager at one of the biggest Mining and Alternative Fuels companies in Egypt. Nancy is now pursuing her Master Degree of Business Administration in Global Business.

Mostafa Bedair

Consulting Professional & INSEAD ALUMNI

Biography

Mostafa is a management consultant turned turnaround professional. After a brief stint at Deutsche Telekom, he worked with McKinsey’s German office, supporting clients in Europe and the Middle East on operational, commercial and financial restructurings. He is now a Director at Transcendium, the leading enabler of corporate transformations in the Middle East. Mostafa is a graduate of TU Darmstadt and received his MBA with distinction from INSEAD.

Mostafa Adel

Development Professional & Chevening ALUMNI

Biography

Mostafa is a graduate of Petroleum and Mining Engineering from Suez Canal University. He has always had a great passion to work with youth through NGOs and student activities since 2006. That was his motive to shift his career to the non-profit sector. Mostafa was awarded several prestigious scholarships. He was awarded Lazord Fellowship in 2014, the Yousef Jameel public leadership fellowship and Chevening scholarship in 2015. Mostafa holds a master’s degree in project management with from Aberdeen Business School/Robert Gordon University, with distinction. Mostafa possesses an extensive work experience with leading international organizations. Mostafa was a program officer at Save the Children International. He also served in the United Nations Volunteers program as the National Youth Development Specialist, where he led the organization of the International Volunteers Day (IVD) in 2014. Moreover, Mostafa Mostafa worked as a project manager at the American University in Cairo managing a UNICEF project. Mostafa represented Egypt in several regional and International events including IYLF, IYLC, Generations for peace, INS, Mena Integrity School and most recently, the NASPAA global student simulation, where he represented AUC and his team was awarded the regional competition. Meanwhile, Mostafa works for GIZ as part of the Career Guidance Component within the Employment Promotion Project (EPP), while completing his master’s degree at AUC, majoring in public administration.

Mohamed Mokhtar

Supply Chain Professional

Biography

Mokhtar is an Industrial Engineering graduate from MSA. He trained in Pico agriculture during last year in college, and out of college he joined Vodafone as internal communications specialist then moved internally to the consumer sales department. Then joined Nestle to handle export operations across categories indegenerique.be. Then joined P&G end of 2013 to date. Started as a supply manager for pampers in NearEast region, then site integrated planning manager for pampers handling Jeddah plant then moved to Demand & initiatives planning for Pampers & Always for NearEast region. In parallel In 2013 started my own business on the side as well in the fresh fruits industry.

Mohamed Aboulnaga

Business Development Professional

Biography

Mohamed is an Engineering graduate with a rich & diverse experience in Business Development across 4 industries (Financial Services, Food & Beverage, Transportation and Energy). He worked with big names including Fawry & Careem, and is currently the Commercial and Governmental Relations Director of Careem in Egypt and a Board Member for Robusta Studios apoteketgenerisk.com.

Menna Adli

Creative & Content Professional

Biography

Menna is an AUC graduate with a bachelor of mass communication trouve ici. She previously worked as a Senior Copywriter at Fp7 Cairo. Menna is a multitalented person with experience in song writing, content development and is currently a freelance writer.

Ahmed bayoumi

Marketing professional

Biography

Ahmad is an MBA Holder, certified trainer, student activities mentor, branding expert, and certified parenting coach. All these existing in One Civil Engineer who decided to share knowledge and devote his life to Education and personal development. Ahmad graduated from Ain Shams University and now holds an MBA degree in Marketing and Strategic Management Majors from GUC, a Project Management Diploma from Cambridge University of London. Ahmad has worked for several multinationals, and used to volunteer for 2 NGOs as a board member and Marketing Team Head. Ahmad was selected to be a keynote speaker for three consecutive rounds in Engineerex Conference (2015 – 2017). Believing that Education is the main pillar of success, Ahmad founded Hive Coaching in 2015 with great passion to boost people’s life skills and strategically help them design their lives. Beside his daily job as a Marketing Manager of Egyptian Steel Company; Ahmad was selected to be the Marketing Manager for the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup, Egypt July 2017.

Ahmed Coucha

Kijamii Co-Founder, Strategy Professional & IE ALUMNI

Biography

– Ahmad Coucha is the co-founder and Chief Strategy & Finance Officer at Kijamii, one of the leading digital agencies in the MENA region. He is originally an Electrical Engineer and graduated top of class in the masters of International Business Management from IE Business School, Spain cz-lekarna.com. Before embarking on his entrepreneurial journey, he held various positions in some of the world’s leading corporations, the latest was Project Manager in Siemens. On the social front, Ahmad was involved in many projects and initiatives including co-founding TEDxCairo and leading the platform’s Talks Curation team.

Ahmed Esmat

Marketing Professional

Biography

Ahmed Esmat is a commercial professional with an Economics degree from Cairo university. Ahmed has 8 years of accumulated expertise through multiple assignments in both brand management and sales in the world’s largest food company Nestlé. Ahmed lately moved to Henkel as a Group Brand Manager.

Ahmed Mokbel

Sales Professional

Biography

– With more than 25 years of experience , Ahmed navigated across several Multi-National companies in the Food & Beverage sector led to diversified experiences and proven results in the commercial part of the businesses. His passion was always building, sustaining and growing emerging businesses as well as optimizing existing ones. Ahmed has been exposed to both Local and regional markets and cultures. One of his key contributions was Driving Capability Agenda with PepsiCo Egypt (Snacks) where he highly demonstrated the “Power of 1” Concept to maximize people productivity. Ahmed Now is the Business Development Manager – Algeria – PepsiCo Egypt.

Ahmed Zahran

Co- founder & CEO at KarmSolar

Biography

Zahran is the Co-founder and CEO of KarmSolar, an Egyptian joint stock company established in 2011, working in the field of off-grid and on-grid solar innovations. He holds a MSc. in Economics from SOAS, University of London, a BA. in Business Administration & Finance from the American University in Cairo, a diploma from the European College of Liberal Arts in Berlin in Philosophy & Literature and a certificate in social entrepreneurship from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Zahran has 10 years of experience in renewable energy and carbon trading working at Shell in the UK and Tunisia, and working in Egyptian Kuwaiti Holding in Egypt as a business development manager for renewable energy and clean development mechanisms, initiating the company’s carbon trading and renewable energy business. Zahran is responsible for guiding, coordinating and overseeing the commercial and technical growth strategies of KarmSolar. Zahran is also the co-founder and former board director of Nahdet El Mahrousa, one of the largest youth-run NGOs in Egypt, which works on various youth development projects. Currently he is a member of the board of trustees at TIEC, a hub for ICT based innovations and entrepreneurship.

Amina Tarraf

Biography

Amina Graduated from the American University in Cairo in 2011, with a major in Political Science. She has worked since then in the field of development, specifically in women’s empowerment and child protection. She holds a Masters of Public Policy from the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University and a MSc. Violence, Conflict and Development from SOAS, University of London.

Amr El Salanekly

Finance & Investment Professional

Biography

Amr has 7 years of experience in venture capital, private equity and managing growing companies.
Amr is currently an investment professional with Ezdehar Management, an Egypt based private equity firm. Prior to joining Ezdehar, Amr was a Senior Associate with Vodafone Ventures, where he invested in frontier technologies to extend the Vodafone’s reach beyond voice and data propositions. He led the firm’s investments in Damlag (the leading Arabic online movie database), Kngine LLC (AI platform in Palo Alto, USA), Eventtus (a leading event management platform) and Swipe’n’Tap (interactive marketing platform).
Earlier, Amr was an investment professional at Delta Financial Investments and ACE & Company. Amr is also a co-founder of Educate Me, a leading social enterprise in Egypt focused on community schooling and professional development of public school teachers.
Amr holds a B.Sc. in Informatics from the German University in Cairo, Egypt, and completed the Tuck Business Bridge Program, USA.

Amr Metawie

Account Management Professional

Biography

Amr is an ENTJ geek who is also a petroleum engineer, and a cloud enthusiast. He currently holds the position of Senior Account Manager at Halliburton. Amr has various experiences where he helped put a senator in the Parliament, mixed cement on a rig, repaired a machine for potatoes, sold pipes, helped find Gas in the Mediterranean and finally managed to put a company on the cloud.

Eslam Abu Ali

HR Professional & World Class Athlete

Biography

The number ONE para swimming champ across Arab & Africa, fifth worldwide, as per the latest swimming rankings of the International Paralympic Committee.

Eslam studied Business Administration in Cairo University – class of 2009. He then started his professional career and had 8 years of experience in Human Capital, in Corporate & Consultancy sides (2009-2016) viagra precio online. In Jan 2012, Abuali was paralyzed after a car accident; a turning point that made Life more fulfilling!

Ferialle El Sherif

HR Professional

Biography

Ferialle El Sherif is an HR professional with more than 12 years of experience in leading Investment Banking, Banking and Pharmaceutical companies. She has strong experience in managing resourcing in the Middle East region and Africa. Beside Talent Acquisition, she has a diversified experience in HR Management, Talent Management, HR Operations, Employee Relations and HR Governance.

Heba Mahdy

Country Director at Johnson & Johnson Consumer

Biography

Previous Roles:
– Marketing Manager Egypt – J&J Consumer
– Marketing Manager CHC – Sanofi

Education:
– Bsc. In Pharmaceutical Sciences – Cairo University
– MBA – American University in Cairo (AUC)

Heidi El Guindy

Communications Professional

Biography

– Heidi started her career in Leo Burnett in 2010 as a fresh grad from the American University in Cairo. During her years in advertising she handeled several accounts such as Mobinil, and BEL. Heidi then joined Nestlé, in the Coffee Business Unit in 2012 as a Brand Manager . She then joined the Marketing and Communication team at the Head Quarters in Switzerland in 2015 working to further enhance the brand building and capability building support provided to all Markets. While still in the Head Quarters, Heidi was then assigned to the Global eBusiness team in 2016 as a Global Digital Commerce Manager leading all markets to accelerate their eBusiness roadmaps and support them on how to excel at Retail Digital Merchandising Media.

She moved back to Nestlé NEAR in 2017 taking on the role of eCommerce and Communications Manager where she was supporting in the development of outstanding creative work that amplifies brands communication across all media channels, and ensuring a strong comeback of Nestle NEAR presence in eCommerce with the vision of achieving F&B leadership in this channel.

Heidi is currently perusing her masters degree in the American University in Cairo specializing in Integrated Marketing communciation and eCommerce.

Hossam Swailam

Commercial Professional – Energy Industry

Biography

Hossam is a Senior Channel Marketing Specialist for the Retail Business Unit at Schneider Electric, NEA and Levant. Hossam graduated from Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University. Hossam started his career as Verification and Validation Engineer at Invensys supporting different projects in Egypt, China & USA. Moreover, Hossam is a freelancer trainer with several reputable training agencies in the fields of Sales, Marketing, Project Management and Soft skills.

Hussein Mohieldin

IT Professional

Biography

Hussein is a tech entrepreneur who’s been managing robusta, a tech agency based out of Egypt and Germany, since 2012 and has lead the company’s journey featuring triple digit growth year over year. Before founding robusta, Hussein has been working at Quick-Wins as a management and strategy consultant to several family businesses and regional conglomerates in the GCC throughout transformation and turnaround exercises across several sectors including technology, retail and distribution. He has also occupied several teaching and research posts at the German University in Cairo. Hussein holds a MSc. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne and a BSc. from the German University in Cairo.

Karim Abdel Kader

Growth Hacking & Digital Marketing Professional

Biography

Karim is a serial growth hacker and product builder. Karim worked in the digital publishing business and developed extensive experience in the space during his years with LINKonLINE’s digital publishing house on developing, growing and building traction for products like Masrawy and Yallakora apoteksv.se. Following his time with LINKonLINE, Karim, joined Connect ads’ Media Solutions and Monetization team to own pricing, pre-sales , ad product development and monetization scopes of local and international players including clients such as MSN and Skype. He also worked very closely with the Otlob team to develop the company’s growth strategy in the run up to its acquisition by Rocket Internet. Currently, Karim is leading products growth at A15 an Egyptian entrepreneurial company with a unique portfolio of startups. Karim received his bachelor of Advertising and Public Relations from MSA University and in his spare time he enjoys Crossfit.

Karim Kerkor

Procurement Professional

Biography

Karim is an experienced procurement manager. He started his career in 2005 in the supply chain as planning engineer for the powder factory in Unilever. He took several roles in the supply chain and started his procurement career in 2008 in Nestle. Karim is a graduate of the American university in Cairo with a degree in mechanical engineering. He completed his master’s degree in Business Administration from Edinburgh Business School in 2014. Karim lead major projects ranging from New factories extension, head office relocation, new warehouses purchases and setup, as well as regional logistics tenders. He worked for several multinationals such as Unilever, MAERSK, Nestle, Pepsi, Mars and finally is now the regional procurement manager for WD capital.

Karim Messarra

Market Research Professional

Biography

Karim Messarra has worked in the market research industry since 2011. He has been consulting on the sales trends of leading technology industries; including IT, Telecom, Consumer Electronics, Home Appliances and Automotive sectors. He holds a B.Sc. in petroleum engineering from the British University in Egypt. His extensive knowledge about the Egyptian market and its consumers has allowed him to examine and communicate how strategic developments in product, pricing and channel can best support a brand’s performance.

Kassem Hassan
Commercial Department Head

Biography

Kassem is a commercial expert with 17 years of experience in across different industries including Electronics, FMCG and Oil & Gas. He holds an Engineering degree from Ain Shams University. Kassem started his career at Exxon Mobil, then moved between different FMCGs including P&G, Mars, Juhayna, Colgate, Savola, Gozour & Hershey; and lately he joined Samsung Electronics Egypt as a department head for one of the business units.

Mahira Tarek

Marketing Communications Professional

Biography

– Mahira has 10+ years of experience in strategic marketing communications with a prominent expertise in digital and tech-enabled industry. She has managed all aspects of marketing strategy and execution of MSNarabia.com, during her tenure at MSN, MSNarabia.com won the second best Social Media across MSN globally. Following her time with MSNarabia.com, Mahira joined Connect Ads, the leading digital Media Sales House in MENA, to work on and lead the launch, trade marketing and “Go to Market” activities of many global Digital Advertising Solutions in MENA as Twitter, Skype and Facebook. She later joined Vodafone to own the digital content creation and fan base engagement of the giant telecom operator. Currently, Mahira is the Marketing Communications Manager of Careem Egypt, leading Careem’s Marketing Campaigns and Content Creation, she is very proud to be part of the team who won Effie’s sliver award 2017 for “Harseen Shawara3 Masr” Campaign in the transportation Category.

Mahira at her spare time she enjoys dancing Salsa, doing Pilates and traveling the world collecting Pandora’s charms

Mai Abbas

Project Management Professional

Biography

Mai is an experienced Customer Service people Manager with 8 years of experience in the customer service field and call center operations management, currently a Lead Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology services industry. Mai have been a supervisor in Vodafone’s International accounts for both New Zealand and UK accounts with 7 years of people management experience in the call center operations field. Mai started her coaching profession since 2013 and joined Insanity Egypt as a life coach. Mai is currently certified in the field of coaching as a life coach, Master NlP Practitioner & Timeline Therapy Practitioner impotenciastop.pt. Mai joined Injaz as a trainer and participated in training youth on career advising and delivered “Stir your career” training that was aiming to educate the school teens on how to plan their life ahead from a very early stage including choosing their collage and their future professions by providing them clear guidelines of the market needs and skills and competencies required as well on how to acquire those skills through their growing up stage. She held the role of a call center operations manager in GCC, adding up to her role, she conducted employees trainings for soft skills improvement and building up teams. Mai is passionate about coaching and people development and skilled in operations management, contact centers management, soft skills training and coaching

Mai Refaey

HR Professional & Trainer

Biography

Mai is an HR Management Consultant and Trainer. She has worked for Egyptian Drilling Company for eight years starting January 2007 with the last title “Head of Talent Management & Organizational Development” and a part-time internal trainer and she is currently holding the same position in Alkan CIT Group since April 2016. Mai holds different academic & professional certifications including SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CIPD an MBA degree from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University, UK. As an HR Consultant, she has worked on a couple of projects, building HR structures from scratch for organizations, creating performance based environments, ensuring the organization is having the right people onboard along with strategic planning (proposing a Vision, Mission, Strategy and KPIs). At the same time she is delivering HR Management Professional Certifications and soft skills sessions through both Training Institutions and NGOs.

Menna Adli

Creative & Content Professional

Biography

Menna is an AUC graduate with a bachelor of mass communication trouve ici. She previously worked as a Senior Copywriter at Fp7 Cairo. Menna is a multitalented person with experience in song writing, content development and is currently a freelance writer.

Mohamed Aboulnaga

Business Development Professional

Biography

Mohamed is an Engineering graduate with a rich & diverse experience in Business Development across 4 industries (Financial Services, Food & Beverage, Transportation and Energy). He worked with big names including Fawry & Careem, and is currently the Commercial and Governmental Relations Director of Careem in Egypt and a Board Member for Robusta Studios apoteketgenerisk.com.

Mohamed Mokhtar

Supply Chain Professional

Biography

Mokhtar is an Industrial Engineering graduate from MSA. He trained in Pico agriculture during last year in college, and out of college he joined Vodafone as internal communications specialist then moved internally to the consumer sales department. Then joined Nestle to handle export operations across categories indegenerique.be. Then joined P&G end of 2013 to date. Started as a supply manager for pampers in NearEast region, then site integrated planning manager for pampers handling Jeddah plant then moved to Demand & initiatives planning for Pampers & Always for NearEast region. In parallel In 2013 started my own business on the side as well in the fresh fruits industry.

Mostafa Adel

Development Professional & Chevening ALUMNI

Biography

Mostafa is a graduate of Petroleum and Mining Engineering from Suez Canal University. He has always had a great passion to work with youth through NGOs and student activities since 2006. That was his motive to shift his career to the non-profit sector. Mostafa was awarded several prestigious scholarships. He was awarded Lazord Fellowship in 2014, the Yousef Jameel public leadership fellowship and Chevening scholarship in 2015. Mostafa holds a master’s degree in project management with from Aberdeen Business School/Robert Gordon University, with distinction. Mostafa possesses an extensive work experience with leading international organizations. Mostafa was a program officer at Save the Children International. He also served in the United Nations Volunteers program as the National Youth Development Specialist, where he led the organization of the International Volunteers Day (IVD) in 2014. Moreover, Mostafa Mostafa worked as a project manager at the American University in Cairo managing a UNICEF project. Mostafa represented Egypt in several regional and International events including IYLF, IYLC, Generations for peace, INS, Mena Integrity School and most recently, the NASPAA global student simulation, where he represented AUC and his team was awarded the regional competition. Meanwhile, Mostafa works for GIZ as part of the Career Guidance Component within the Employment Promotion Project (EPP), while completing his master’s degree at AUC, majoring in public administration.

INSIGHTS FROM ECS 18

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2000+
Attendees
90
Workshops
180+
Speakers & Mentors
22
Talks & Discussions
2M+
Social Media Reach
35+
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