Ibrahim Faza is entrepreneur, startups advisor and technology manager. Currently, he is managing an EU funded project to support Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Irbid and Mafraq (ShamalStart), Project aims to establish 90 startups and help scaling up 60 MSMEs in manufacturing and services sectors.
Previously Ibrahim was the founding Seed Fund Manager at King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST), where he managed an annual $ 2M investment aiming to help moving innovative ideas from KAUST labs toward market.
Before joining KAUST, Mr. Faza was a cofounder and CEO of two startups in the field of mobile payment and applications in Jordan and UAE. Earlier Mr. Faza joined DAMAMAX group as Technology Manager. Prior to that, Mr. Faza served as Technical Manager at Huawei, Telecom Product Manager at JCCS in Riyadh, and as a Sales Engineer at Siemens AG.
Mr. Faza holds a BS Degree in Telecommunication Engineering.