Company: Badir Program for Incubators and Accelerators
Title: Western Region Manager
Emad Has a diversified experience in establishing and running Accelerators and Incubators in Saudi Arabia. Established Badir-Jeddah incubator, contributing to developing and managing the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Western Region of Saudi Arabia. Studied and visited over 30 Business Incubators, Accelerators, Tech. Transfer Offices, Innovation Parks across the US, Canada, and United Kingdom, prior to developing and validating several business developments approaches in handling different stages of the venture to adapt and overcome the challenges in our local market. Successfully incubated and handled more than 40 tech. based startups with an average of 40% graduation rate per year impacted the local economy by creating more than 230 jobs. Emad holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, McMaster University, Canada, in addition to TOT Certification in Business Incubation Management Training Program by InfoDev - World Bank Group. And lately, he was selected from the UN-ESCWA Technology Center as an expert Technical Committee Member.