Ibrahim Naji, CEO of RealEDU, is a HULT “Future Business Leader” scholar as well as a United World College scholar who has been in the startup scene for 8 years. During his journey he has taken part of accelerators and incubators from around the world; from San Francisco and London, to Budapest and Sweden. Ibrahim was awarded Swedish Entrepreneur of the Year by Sweden’s largest business magazine, Företagarna. Recently, Ibrahim has been working with the Dubai Future Accelerators and their government partner KHDA in preparing the regions students for a degree-free world.
Mohamed Amine Belarbi is a best selling author, a seasoned entrepreneur and New York University Abu Dhabi alum based in the UAE for the past 7 years. Mohamed also founded one of the MENA region’s fastest growing cybersecurity companies, working with marquee clients such as Careem, Aramex, Dubai Gov, Morocco’s largest public company OCP, RAK Smart Gov and advised the governments of Sudan and Ethiopia on their national cybersecurity strategies. Currently, Mohamed is focused on RealEDU as Chief Operating Officer, leveraging his network in the UAE, expertise in managing and scaling startups as well as his work on educational technology to help RealEDU scale operations and partnerships in the UAE and the larger MENA region.