25 Tech Stars of the Middle East



Habib Haddad, Lebanon

The World Economic Forum has recognized Habib Haddad as a Young Global Leader, while Arabian Business ranks him as one of the most influential Arabs under 30. This tech entrepreneur founded both Yamli.com, an Arabic search engine, and YallaStartup!, which nurtures early-stage ventures in the Middle East and North Africa. Now Haddad is CEO of Wamda, where he helps fund, educate and empower the region’s entrepreneurs.

Credit: Reuters

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