A globally recognized speaker, Christine Souffrant is a Haitian American entrepreneur that brings over 7 years of business management experience across 30+countries. As the founder of Vendedy (a mobile marketplace for street vendors) and Managing Director of Startup Grind Dubai, powered by Google for Entrepreneurs she works with dozens of leading CEO’s within the Middle East and around the world. She has spoken on leadership, disruptive entrepreneurship and tech social impact innovation at conferences located in Trinidad, Haiti, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, New York, San Francisco, LA, Miami and more. Her startup has been featured with IBM & Microsoft in 40+ press mentions, selected as a Poverty Alleviation commitment by the Clinton Global Initiative and winners of the Digital Entertainment World and $1m Chivas Venture USA competitions. Blog: Bellefemmediaries.com.
Rima Al-Sheikh, founder and CEO of GTL.io and previously co-founded and exited Nabbesh.com. Hasan Haider is currently Venture Partner looking after the MENA region for 500 Startups the most active Silicon Valley based global Venture Capital firm, with 17 investments to date in the MENA region.
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