A group of five renowned jury members from different industries across Lebanon will review all the reimaginations submitted in hopes of finding the lucky winner.
After the jury reviews all the submissions, they will choose a list of 10 potential winners. The shortlist will be published on this page for public viewing on January 27th, 2017.
The 10 shortlisted contenders will be asked to work on a prototype of their idea and to present it in front of the jury at a private event. The jury will pick the final winner after the presentations are over and his/her name will be announced here.
Carole Issa is the founder of Alephpreneur and is based in Sydney...
Carole Issa is the founder of Alephpreneur and is based in Sydney. As an expert mindset strategist, and certified Meta Dynamics™coach, she works with entrepreneurs to help them build a strong mindset for success and a business with purpose.
She is passionate about entrepreneurship, digital product development, and human behaviour, which is why she also works with businesses to help them bring the entrepreneurial mindset to their teams. She runs the Sydney Entrepreneurship group and is a former member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Sydney.
Carole is an Executive MBA graduate and co-founder of Middle East Audio Suite. She is also behind several B2B and B2C e.learning training projects in Sydney.
Sami Abou Saab is currently the CEO of Speed@BDD, Lebanon’s first ecosystem-backed startup accelerator...
Sami Abou Saab is currently the CEO of Speed@BDD, Lebanon’s first ecosystem-backed startup accelerator. He has been occupying this role since July 2015 and during his tenure, he officially launched Speed@BDD and recruited the first two batches of startups to accelerate. Part of his role, he has been mentoring startups in Lebanon and the MENA region and helped them grow in their early stages. Sami has more than 10 years of experience in technology, both in startups and big tech firms. Prior to Speed@BDD, he worked at Skype and Microsoft Corporation in the US, covering strategy, marketing, and channel modeling. In Silicon Valley, Sami started his own company, MobiLock, which was voted as the best startup in the Berkeley MBA program entrepreneurship class. Sami holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the American University of Beirut and an MBA from Berkeley-Haas and London Business School.
Antoun Halabi is a former Principal at Strategy&, with over 10 years of consulting experience...
Antoun Halabi is a former Principal at Strategy&, with over 10 years of consulting experience, having led more than 30 strategy and transformation projects in the GCC and North Africa across Telecoms, Media, Energy and Consumer industries. In the past year, Antoun took on the roles of Head of Business Development at ABC and CEO at Verdun Mall, to help setup ABC Verdun, the largest and most modern mall in Lebanon. He currently sits on the Boards and advises several startups and established companies in the ICT space. Antoun holds a BE degree from AUB in CCE, an MSc. in EE from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Daniel is a Lebanese-American entrepreneur, CEO of Clifton Myers Enterprises, Inc (CME US) and founder of ZippyYum LLC...
Daniel is a Lebanese-American entrepreneur, CEO of Clifton Myers Enterprises, Inc (CME US) and founder of ZippyYum LLC a 3 years old US startup with $20M valuation that addresses the supply chain segment of the QSR marketplace globally. Through the past 30 years, Daniel developed more than 7 different US patents in various industries: Telecom, Retail, Energy and Healthcare.
Eddy is a young and dynamic social-entrepreneur, He's the Co-founder of Live Love Beirut, the first "autobiography" of a nation...
Eddy is a young and dynamic social-entrepreneur, He's the Co-founder of Live Love Beirut, the first "autobiography" of a nation. This campaign started in 2012 with a hashtag to share the Beauty of Lebanon, and a bracelet to fundraise and make local projects come to life. Today, it counts more than 50 million likes on Instagram, 500000 images, bracelets sold in 42 countries, and more than 200 Live Love accounts creating communities of Love in cities around the world. In 2014, it got adopted by the Ministry of Tourism and Live Love Lebanon became the official campaign of the nation. The Live Love movement is picking up in countries such as Jordan, Egypt, Venezuela, Madagascar and Brazil.
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