Fawaz H. Zu'bi - Founder, Chairman and CEO Fawaz is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Silicon Badia. He has been at the forefront of the region’s technology development efforts over the past 15 years. Previously, Fawaz founded Accelerator Technology Holdings, a venture capital group has invested in over 50 technology companies globally. Fawaz served as Jordan's Minister of Information and Communications Technology and currently serves as the Chairman of the Crown Prince Foundation.

Fawaz H. Zu'bi - Founder, Chairman and CEO

Fawaz is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Silicon Badia. He has been at the forefront of the region’s technology development efforts over the past 15 years. Previously, Fawaz founded Accelerator Technology Holdings, a venture capital group has invested in over 50 technology companies globally. Fawaz served as Jordan's Minister of Information and Communications Technology and currently serves as the Chairman of the Crown Prince Foundation.

Emile N. Cubeisy - Founder and Managing Partner Emile is a Founder and Managing Partner of Silicon Badia focusing on investments in the Middle East region. Previously Managing Partner of IV Holdings, the early-stage investment arm of Accelerator Technology Holdings, Emile is currently a director of several regional online and digital media companies. He was selected as a member of the Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum in 2006, and in 2012 was selected a Fellow of the Aspen Institute.

Emile N. Cubeisy - Founder and Managing Partner

Emile is a Founder and Managing Partner of Silicon Badia focusing on investments in the Middle East region. Previously Managing Partner of IV Holdings, the early-stage investment arm of Accelerator Technology Holdings, Emile is currently a director of several regional online and digital media companies. He was selected as a member of the Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum in 2006, and in 2012 was selected a Fellow of the Aspen Institute.

Namek T. Zu'bi - Founder and Managing Partner Namek is a Founder and a Managing Partner of Silicon Badia focusing on investments in the US and the Middle East region. Having personally led investments in over 40 technology companies globally, Namek started his career building technology platforms on Wall Street and then went on to become the Founding Principal of an early stage venture capital fund based in NYC. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors and distinction from Carnegie Mellon University.

Namek T. Zu'bi - Founder and Managing Partner

Namek is a Founder and a Managing Partner of Silicon Badia focusing on investments in the US and the Middle East region. Having personally led investments in over 40 technology companies globally, Namek started his career building technology platforms on Wall Street and then went on to become the Founding Principal of an early stage venture capital fund based in NYC. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors and distinction from Carnegie Mellon University.

 
Tareq Faddah - Finance Director Tareq is the Finance Director of Silicon Badia. Previously at Accelerator Technology Holdings since 2005, Tareq has over 19 years of experience in accounting and financial management, having worked with various companies in the Gulf and Levant regions, including Al-Shaab Group for Investment and Astra Group. Tareq is a graduate of the University of Houston, holding a degree in Accounting and Finance.

Tareq Faddah - Finance Director

Tareq is the Finance Director of Silicon Badia. Previously at Accelerator Technology Holdings since 2005, Tareq has over 19 years of experience in accounting and financial management, having worked with various companies in the Gulf and Levant regions, including Al-Shaab Group for Investment and Astra Group. Tareq is a graduate of the University of Houston, holding a degree in Accounting and Finance.

Jenny Atout Ahlzén - Investment Principal Jenny is an Investment Principal at Silicon Badia, having previously served as Investment Principal at Accelerator Technology Holdings since 2014. Prior to venture capital, Jenny was the Head of Asset Management at Awraq Investments, the investment arm of Cairo Amman Bank, covering regional and international equity and fixed income markets. Jenny is a Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA Charterholder, and is a member of the CFA Society Jordan.

Jenny Atout Ahlzén - Investment Principal

Jenny is an Investment Principal at Silicon Badia, having previously served as Investment Principal at Accelerator Technology Holdings since 2014. Prior to venture capital, Jenny was the Head of Asset Management at Awraq Investments, the investment arm of Cairo Amman Bank, covering regional and international equity and fixed income markets. Jenny is a Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA Charterholder, and is a member of the CFA Society Jordan.

Mamoun Muheisen - Administrative & Government Affairs Mamoun manages Administrative & Government Affairs at Silicon Badia, having worked in a similar capacity at Accelerator Technology Holdings since inception.

Mamoun Muheisen - Administrative & Government Affairs

Mamoun manages Administrative & Government Affairs at Silicon Badia, having worked in a similar capacity at Accelerator Technology Holdings since inception.

 
Lina Al Araj - Corporate & Legal Affairs Lina manages Corporate & Legal Affairs for Silicon Badia, having previously held a similar role at Accelerator Technology Holdings since 2014. Lina graduated from King’s College London with a Bachelor of Laws in Law and speaks Russian, Arabic and French.

Lina Al Araj - Corporate & Legal Affairs

Lina manages Corporate & Legal Affairs for Silicon Badia, having previously held a similar role at Accelerator Technology Holdings since 2014. Lina graduated from King’s College London with a Bachelor of Laws in Law and speaks Russian, Arabic and French.

Dina Shawar - Investment Associate Dina is an Investment Associate at Silicon Badia. Prior to joining, Dina spent two years working with Oasis500, a seed-stage investment fund and accelerator in the Middle East. She graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London with a BSc honours degree in Economics, Politics and International relations.

Dina Shawar - Investment Associate

Dina is an Investment Associate at Silicon Badia. Prior to joining, Dina spent two years working with Oasis500, a seed-stage investment fund and accelerator in the Middle East. She graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London with a BSc honours degree in Economics, Politics and International relations.

Rawan Talhami - Administrative Assistant Rawan is an Administrative Assistant at Silicon Badia, having worked in a similar capacity at Accelerator Technology Holdings since inception.  

Rawan Talhami - Administrative Assistant

Rawan is an Administrative Assistant at Silicon Badia, having worked in a similar capacity at Accelerator Technology Holdings since inception.

 

 
Kumar Fernando - Office Manager Kumar is the Office Manager at Silicon Badia, having worked in a similar capacity at Accelerator Technology Holdings since inception.

Kumar Fernando - Office Manager

Kumar is the Office Manager at Silicon Badia, having worked in a similar capacity at Accelerator Technology Holdings since inception.