Palm Jumeirah
Palm Jumeirah, Island in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Event Date Sat May 28 +04 (about 12 hours ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Fri May 27 4:00pm - Fri May 27 4:00pm
Location Palm Jumeirah
Island in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Region EMEA

This exclusive in-person event we’ll be showcasing many of UAE’s hottest startups and coming together to learn from some of the most successful Emirati entrepreneurs of our time. Ready for networking, inspiration and learning?

This conference will gather founders, startup enthusiasts, corporates, angel investors, VCs, and media from across Emirates. This is a opportunity for networking, and a meeting point for aspiring entrepreneurs and investors who are aiming to build international tech companies. We’ll have fireside chats with internationally successful founders and insightful keynotes.

This is an option to find like-minders, attract investors, and get things rolling. They will open the world of new ideas, offerings, and pro-tips from industry experts. This events is a backbone of the startup ecosystem. Participants make their contribution and share their ideas, experience and problems. We believe that there’s nothing better than real, live startup conferences. Speakers, participants, meetings, parties and extra events – that’s what makes conference memorable and impactful.


2022 Speakers

Mr. Mobyy Shaik
Business Development Manager, Berkeley Middle East

Mr. Asif Sabir
CTO | CEO | IT Director, GoBazzar

Ms. Roxana Jaffer
Member Of The Board Of Advisors at ZeeArts - Art Connects Women

Ms. Sandi Saksena
Empowerment Officer at Nexus Insurance Brokers

Mr. Mitchel Prather
Chief Executive Officer at Djembe Consultants

Dr. Muhammad Tayyab

Mr. Thomas Brueckner

Ms. Catherine Hanson Farid
Director of Operations REPs UAE

Ms. Zeina Kabbara
Founder and Managing DirectorFounder and Managing Director, Zee ateliers

Ms. Alexandra Timotheadi
Executive Director at EFG Private Bank

Ms. Kanaka Banerjee
Managing Director & Creative Head at Communique Advertising

Mr. Ebele Okeke
Managing Partner at Altica Partners

Mr. Eng. Hassan Omar
Chairman of Dubai Quality Group

Mr. Muhammad Usman

Dr. Asma Salman
Dean of College of Business Administration (COBA), Professor of Finance at The American University in the Emirates (AUE)

Mr. Mike Creffield
Business Manager EMEA at NetDocuments UK

Mr. Kamrul Hasan

Dr. Eng. Mohamed Ibrahim Al Ali
Eng/Data Maintenance - NE at Etisalat

Ms. Wendi Brown
U.S. Army Reserve - PMP, CompTIA Sec plus, ITIL

Ms. Djamila Youcef Khodja

Mr. Mohammad Maqbool

Mr. Bilal Shaikh

Ms. Suzanne Sha’ban
Senior Legal Consultant at Abu Ghazaleh IP. UAE

Mr. Joachim Yebouet

Mr. Pierre Heidebroek
Managing Director Agriculture Managing Director Agriculture,54 Capital

H.E. Ms. Samata Gifty Bukari

Mr. Akram Kanso
Brand Communications, Business Development Consultant, and Consciousness Coach, Sobha Realty

Mr. Osvaldo Santos

Ms. Omaira Farooq Al Olama

Ms. Suzan Terzian
Clinical Nutritionist, Integrative & Holistic Health Coach | Speaker | Wellness Motivator, Mediclinic Middle East

Ms. Sian Rowlands
Consultant, Vitality

Ms. Zoe Cousens
Director & Wealth Manager. Founder of Castellet Consulting, Women's Investment Network & Talking Money Matters. Speaker & Finance Educator

Ms. Samar Al-Hasan

Mr. Mohsin Ali

Dr. Rita Younes

Mr. Asif Cheema
Director, East Asia Regional Department at Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Mr. Syed Zulfiqar Ali
Alliances&Ecosystem|Technology Services|Hon.Executive Editor Teletimes intl|ISO certifications| Member&Ambassador CEO Clubs Network|Organizer Circular Economy Club Dubai|Passionate about Real Estate & Business Networking

Dr. Syed Qaiser Anis

Mr. Robin Gordon Farleigh
Founding Partner at Manara Global

Ms.Muhammad Wasif

Ms. Olga Sapozhnikova
Founder and CEO. Filmmaker.Founder and CEO. Filmmaker. Hidden Hero

Ms. Elizabeth Percy

Mr. Waheed Rehman
Managing PartnerManaging Partner AWR Accountants

Mr. David Owen

Mr. Haroon Mahmood

Mr. Sherdil Awan

Mr. Rolf Richard Keil
Senior Advisor to Government & Private Sector at Water, Power, Waste - PPP & Innovative Technologies

Mr. Mansoor Faisal

Ms. Jennifer Randive
CEO focus direct management consultant

Mr. Qazi Farhan ud Din
Officiating Corporate Head Ameen Islamic Banking, United Bank Limited

Mr. Magdy El Zein
Managing Director Boyden Middle East

Ms. Stevi Lowmass
Founder and CEO of The Camel Soap Factory

Ms. Dr Leila Soudah

Ms. Lara Cattan
Certified High Performance Coach, Entrepreneur, Public Speaker, and Online Marketing and Sales Consultant for knowledge and wellness businesses, Lara Cattan - Sparks of One

Ms. Anastasia Romanenko

Mr. Mahmoud Hesham El Burai

Ms. Linda Onyango
CEO-SME Support Centre|Specialist in SME Investment & Business Advisory|Mission Driven

Mr. Sunil Agarwal
Cofounder and Director of Marketing & Business Development at CPIGS Technologies Pvt. Ltd

Mr. Elvis Angyiembe
Strategic Advisor, Global Head Integrity, Regulatory Affairs & Data Privacy--Electrification Business AreaGlobal Head Integrity, Regulatory Affairs & Data Privacy--Electrification Business Area ABB

Ms. Subela Bhatia
Founder and MD at Imperium Middle East

H.E Mr. Ghanim Al Falasi
Senior Vice President of Technology and Entrepreneurship at Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO)

Ms. Maheen Rahman
Chief Executive Officer at Infra Zamin Pakistan (A Private Infrastructure Development Group, InfraCo Asia, Guarantco and Karandaaz Group Company)

Mr. Vivek Shukla

Ms. Farzana Kazemi
Founder & CEO/Executive Coach/Mentor/Board Member/Speaker, Trailblazer Consulting

Ms. Syeda Zainab Bukhari
PTSD Counselor/ PR Marketing Expert / RJ / Motivational Speaker

Dr. Hani Azzouqah

Mr. Umair Shaikh

Mr. Mirza Farrukh

Mr. Waqar Anwar

Ms. Sana Bagersh

Ms. Figen Kikki Keil
Strategic Marketing Manager at EUWELLE Environmental Technology GmbH

Ms. Shalini Bhatnagar
CEO, Fiona Environs

Mr. Ahmed Hashem Al Shateri

Mr. Milvin George
Chief Executive Officer - Luxury Goods Retail - Watches & Jewelry - LVMH Group - Richemont Group - Swatch Group - Chalhoub Group

Ms. Fatima Bin Mousa Alloghani
Head of Emiratisation Strategy

Ms. Nancy Zabaneh Cordahi

Ms. Neity Maddock
International Moderator & Anchor - Corporate Sector & Government

Ms. Jane Northcote
Independent Apparel & Fashion Professional

Dr. Mustafa Saasa
Chairman at Raj Group of Companies

Mr. Adrian Leuenberger
Managing Partner at Green Sands Equity

Mr. Muhammad Hammad Chaudhry
Helping Residents & Business Leaders acquire Excellent and Affordable all-kinds of Insurance

Mr. Sohaib Hasan
Influencer and Career Advisor

Mr. Ian Fletcher

Ms. Rita Dhital

Dr. Anuraag Guglaani

Ms. Chiara Palieri
Advisor to H.E. - MICE @ Royal Commission for Riyadh City | Head of Events | Award winning high level conference speaker | Global Community Builder

Ms. Elena Vatutina
Founder and CEOFounder and CEO, Pharma.Global

Ms. Priscilla Khambatta
Director MindKind Entrepreneurs SchoolDirector MindKind Entrepreneurs School
Mindkind Business Coaching

Mr. Faisal Iqbal Khawaja

Mr. Sajal Arora
Founder & CEO at WITSYNC

Ms. Najia Mahboob
Finance Manager at Al Tayer Group - Real Estate

Mr. Zulfiqar Ghaduyali
Founding Member- Commission for Peace United Nations University for Peace| Executive Director :Business Management Office of Sheikh Hamdan bin Khalifa bin Hamdan Al Nahyan|Global Peace Ambassador- University for Peace

Ms. Hadeel AlMasri

Ms. Jessica Augustin

Ms. Natalja Kissina

Mr. Hikmat Traboulsi

Mr. Sebastian Peter

Ms. Lisa Durante
Integrative Wellness Evangelist | Editor | Publisher | Speaker | Presenter | SME Marketing Strategist | Comms Trainer, Editor In ChiefEditor In Chief WELLNESSworld

Ms. Sarah Dong
Executive Director at CEO Clubs UAE, a chapter of CEO Clubs Network

Ms. Asma Jan Muhammad

Ms. Helene Gaubert
Award-winning Talent Acquisition Leader in Healthcare

Mr. Muhammad Ahmad

Mr. Martin E. Bachmann

Ms. Hanan Darwish

Mr. Murtaza Amirali
CTO / Founder | Awarded-AI Innovation Leader | Forbes | CDP | AI & ML | Digital Transformation | Data Scientist | Legal Tech | Advisor | Investor | DWH & Analytics

Mr. Celemet Yener
Partner at Garth Coates Solicitors

Mr. Erich Sieber
Founding General Partner, PeakBridge FoodTech Venture Funds

Mr. Umar Saleem
Board Member | Advisor | C-Level Exec | Transformation & Restructuring | M&A | Corporate Governance

Dr. Eng. Suaad Sultan Al Shamsi

Ms. Kirsten Westholter

Head of Strategic ConsultingHead of Strategic Consulting

Mr. Nabeel Khan


Dr. Musa Shaikh
Group CEO – Berkeley Middle East Holding, President – Berkeleyme Global Holding, Royal Family Investment Advisor, Government Policy Advisor for Smart Country

Khulood Sha’ban
Royal Business advisor & Women Business Leader

Stefan Hofer
Chairman – Berkeleyme Investors Club, Partner & International Business Relations – Berkeley Middle East Holding

Syed Shahzad Shah
Director Public Relationships – Berkeley Middle East Holding, Board Member – Investors Club

Azfar Tahir
Country Director – Operations & Business Development at RE/MAX OMAN

Rowena Bethel
Member – African Training and Research Centre

Tamer Mitwally
Senior Investment Advisor for Public & Private Sector

Qasim Mahmood
Senior Advisor to Government & Private Sector for Innovation

Imran Zamir
Senior Advisor to Government & Private Sector for Foreign Direct Investment

Abdulla Aljunaibi
Partner – Berkeley Middle East Consultants

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors

• Berkeleyme Consultants
• Berkeleyme School of management and sciences
• Berkeleyme Immigration Services
• Berkeleyme Healthcare