ICEP 3.0 speakers

A plethora of the world’s most renowned speakers and experts in the field of technology and entrepreneurship speaking at our conference!

HE Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh
HE Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh Prime Minister, State of Palestine
Prof. Klaus Schwab
Prof. Klaus Schwab Founder & Chairman, World Economic Forum,Switzerland Geneva
Steffi Czerny
Steffi Czerny Senior Advisor, Hubert Burda Media
Samer Khoury
Samer Khoury Chairman, Consolidated Contractors Co.
Hashim Shawa
Hashim Shawa Chairman, Bank of Palestine Group
Mirek Dusek
Mirek Dusek Head of Europe, Eurasia and the Middle East, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum
Amber Amleh
Amber Amleh Managing Partner, Ibtikar Fund
Laith Kassis
Laith Kassis Managing Director, Fikra – PalTel Group Innovation Hub
Saed Nashef
Saed Nashef Founding Partner, Raed Ventures
Youssef Habesch
Youssef Habesch Country Representative, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Lina Fattom
Lina Fattom Director, Innovative Private Sector Development Project (IPSD)
H.E Usama Sadawi
H.E Usama Sadawi Minister of Entrepreneurship and Empowerment, State of Palestine
Kanthan Shankar
Kanthan Shankar Country Director, World Bank
Alan El-Kadhi
Alan El-Kadhi Director Gaza Sky Geeks, Mercy Corps
Marwan Tarazi
Marwan Tarazi Director Center for Continuing Education, Birzeit University
Rateb Rabi
Rateb Rabi Managing Director, Intersect Innovation Hub
Mohammed Alfarra
Mohammed Alfarra Curator , Global Shapers – Gaza Hub
Ameer Saqf Al-hiet
Ameer Saqf Al-hiet Category manager /social sciences lecturer, Almashhdawi Co. & QOU
Eng. Hamdi Hato
Eng. Hamdi Hato Civil and Environmental Engineer, Global Shapers
Adnan Jaber
Adnan Jaber Curator at Global Shapers East Jerusalem Hub, Co-Founder at Yalla Reyada Global Shapers / Yalla Reyada
Hani Alami
Hani Alami Founder, East Jerusalem JEST Hub
Rowan Alawi
Rowan Alawi Founder, Amal
Sondos Mleitat
Sondos Mleitat Founder & CEO, Hakini
Majdi Mafarja
Majdi Mafarja Founder, LogesTechs
Habib Hazzan
Habib Hazzan Managing Partner, Ibtikar Fund
Prof. Ziyad Hanna
Prof. Ziyad Hanna Corporate Vice President, Cadence Design Systems
Luke Fryer
Luke Fryer Founder & CEO,
Tamer Baransi
Tamer Baransi Chairman, Palestinian IT Association
Yahya Jawdat Shunnar
Yahya Jawdat Shunnar Managing Director, The Portland Trust
Seth Levine
Seth Levine Partner,
Lama Nachman
Lama Nachman Intel Fellow, Intel Labs
Jumana Muwafi
Jumana Muwafi Sr. VP, Engineering, Synopsys
Anwar Awad
Anwar Awad President, Akrostar
Nicola Stefan
Nicola Stefan Managing Partner, Invest Palestine
Tammer Qaddumi
Tammer Qaddumi Founding Partner, Venture Souq
Mona Demaidi
Mona Demaidi Co-managing Director, Girls in Tech
Mohammad Musleh
Mohammad Musleh Senior Technical Advisor, Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Empowerment
Muhannad Kanaan
Muhannad Kanaan Chairman, PalTechUs
Khalfan Belhoul
Khalfan Belhoul
Khalid Al-Rumaihi
Khalid Al-Rumaihi Chief Executive Officer, Mumtalakat, Bahrain
Fadi Ghandour
Fadi Ghandour Executive Chairman, Wamda Capital, UAE
Teresa Belardo
Teresa Belardo Community lead, World Economic Forum
Cathy Li
Cathy Li Head of Media, Entertainment and Sport Industries at World Economic Forum

Paving the Silicon Road to MENA Region

As the ecosystem continues to develop, Palestine is preparing itself to evolve into a hub for the MENA region for international outsourcing companies looking for young talented Arabic content and resiliency in innovation. We will explore the role of Development Finance Institutions and the Private Sector in supporting the digital ecosystem in Palestine towards becoming the Silicon Road for the MENA region.

Join us this year and get a chance to become a part of the impact.