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Techpreneurs | Making it big in a digital world


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Techpreneurs | Making it big in a digital world

The ongoing pandemic is giving rise to a new world order that is predominantly run by Technology. At a time when human to human contact could prove to be a doom for mankind, it is the technologically evolved and developed ideas and services that are saving the day. Join us for our webinar where eminent technopreneurs share with us critical insights into what goes behind building a Digital Business and where will the digital industry be post COVID-19.



    Lorenzo Jooris

    Lorenzo Jooris

    CEO, Creative Zone

    Lorenzo Jooris is the CEO of Creative Zone, Dubai’s leading business advisory firm. Jooris holds extensive and diverse experience in the Middle Eastern and South Asian business markets and retains an expert opinion on the regions’ SMEs and startup culture. He was the founder of One World Communications, a full-fledged multi-media powerhouse advising governments around the world in branding and communication strategies. He, later on, started LEADERS Middle East Magazine in the UAE and formulated ‘Leaders without Borders’ an initiative that promotes young social entrepreneurs’ development and Power Women of Arabia Debate. In 2018, he joined Arton Capital as the Vice President of global growth and strategy where he oversaw the international expansion of the company and was in charge of sales, marketing and events worldwide. Lorenzo is a firm believer in giving back to the community, and within Creative Zone he has spearheaded significant initiatives to help and support promising startups and entrepreneurs. He is also the author of “Recipes for a Better World” and serves as an advisor to the James Michel Foundation.


    Abdallah Abu-Sheikh

    CEO & Co-Founder Rizek

    Abu-Sheikh is a highly successful Jordanian entrepreneur with extensive experience in raising capital and building high-growth businesses. Having enjoyed early success in closing more than $500m in Aviation, Energy, Real Estate and Infrastructure projects, he is now solely focused on leading the growth of RIZEK to become a market leader in its domain. RIZEK is a tech-startup aimed at creating more jobs across the MENA region. RIZEK recently announced $1.5m in seed funding. The financing has come from some of the most prominent and high-profile investors in the region, including early backers of some of the region’s most successful startup

    Kara Tointon

    Co-Founder TELL App

    The famous British actress best known for her work in EastEnders on BBC and The Sound of Music. She’s is popular for her extensive work on dyslexia in the UK. She featured in the BBC documentary “Don’t Call Me Stupid”. She co-founded TELL with her partner Marius Jensen.

    Marius Jensen

    CEO TELL App

    Marius Jensen is a London based Doctor and partner of Kara Tointon. An expert on health industry and the visionary behind the TELL App. He’s TELL’s main storyteller and CEO. TELL is a storytelling app that enables you to easily record and share stories with your loved ones. Whether you want to record your voice on some of the famous story classics, or you want to record a completely new story that you can easily share with your kids, friends or family - TELL is the storyteller app that is fast and easy to use.

    Ritesh Tilani

    Founding Partner Enhance

    Ritesh is a serial entrepreneur with venture capital experience as Head of UAE at iMENA Group. He has extensive high-tech and telecom management consulting and corporate experience as founder of Innoventa, Head of Strategy at Nokia, and as part of Bain & Company’s Singapore Office. He is also an advisor, angel investor and board member to multiple startups. He is currently a mentor to TechStars and Startupbootcamp. Ritesh is a regular speaker and judge at several eminent events and startup competitions, such as the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab Business Plan Competition. He is a native of the UAE with over 30 years of experience in the region, an MBA from INSEAD, and B.S. in Economics from University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School.

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