Basic Info

Mahmoud Ahmed

5 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Egypt Community Leader at Techstars

Experience Details

Egypt Community Leader

Project/Program Management

Manager

- Leading Techstars efforts in Egypt through Startup Weekend and Startup Digest.
- Representing Startup Weekend’s global sponsors to the local community.
- Mentoring the participating startups to be ready for the final presentations.
- Making partnerships with government and other stakeholders to develop the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Egypt.
- Led 200+ local volunteers so far (20-30 volunteers per event).
- Startup Weekend Giza was ranked #2 over 250 cities around the world in the Global Startup Battle in 2014.
- Organized 10 events in different cities with more than 1500 alumni and a bunch of success stories.
- Got promoted to represent Egypt at UP Global Summit in Las Vegas.


Company Details

Techstars (multinational)

Egypt

N/A

Training and Coaching

N/A

Nov 2012 to present (5 years)
Entrepreneurial Unit Head at AWTAD

Experience Details

Entrepreneurial Unit Head

Project/Program Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Raise 600K EGP in sponsorship for sustaining the program throughout the year of 2017.
• Contribute in raising 650K EGP grant from USAID for “i2b – Idea to Business” competition to be operated in Luxor and Minia.
• Get vouchers of 30K EGP yearly from email marketing international company to send 10K emails on a monthly basis.
• Design and implement the strategic plan of the whole program activities along with the association president.
• Create proposals and reach out to potential partners and sponsors.
• Assess, monitor, and coach the program candidates to develop their projects.
• Report directly to the association president.
• Head-hunt the mentors and trainers.
• Design the selection criteria, timeline, surveys and processes for the program activities.
• Create online call-for-applications for the program activities such as: Thinkubator, StartUP, ScaleUP, and EntrepLand.
• Discover all kind of opportunities in the market to be matched with the program alumni.
• Communicate with the program stakeholders through emails, online platform, newsletters and phone calls.
• Filter and interview the potential projects.
• Manage and monitor the program platform as well as the social media.


Company Details

AWTAD

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Non-Profit Organizations, Training and Coaching, Business Services - Other

www.awtad-egypt.org

Aug 2016 to present (1 year 3 months)
Co-Founder & Business Development Lead at THINK

Experience Details

Co-Founder & Business Development Lead

Business Development

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

- Leading a technical team of 5 software engineers.
- Developing the strategic plans and business models for the technical projects.
- Discovering new opportunities and seeking out partnerships.
- Setting action plans for the technical projects in the pipeline.


Company Details

THINK

Giza, Egypt

11-50 employees

Business Services - Other, Computer Software

N/A

Jun 2012 to Oct 2015 (3 years 4 months)
Innovation Team - Regional Associative (volunteer) at AINAC

Experience Details

Innovation Team - Regional Associative (volunteer)

Analyst/Research

Student

- Communicating with the Egyptian governmental and private universities.
- Reaching out university students and researchers.
- Representing AIN in front of local partners.
- Innovating promotion ideas to spread the word of the initiative across Egypt.


Company Details

AINAC

Egypt

N/A

Research , Education

N/A

Aug 2012 to Jan 2013 (5 months)
IT & Multimedia Head (volunteer) at ABC

Experience Details

IT & Multimedia Head (volunteer)

IT/Software Development

Student

N/A


Company Details

ABC

Egypt

N/A

Business Services - Other

N/A

Sep 2011 to May 2012 (8 months)
IT Intern (intern) at Cisco Networking Academy

Experience Details

IT Intern (intern)

IT/Software Development

Student

N/A


Company Details

Cisco Networking Academy

Egypt

N/A

Information Technology Services

N/A

Jul 2010 to Sep 2010 (2 months)

Achievements


I led SWGiza to be ranked #2 over 250 cities around the world during the Global Startup Battle in 2014.
Nominated to represent Egypt in UP Global Summit in Las Vegas.


Raised 1.2 M in fund to sustain the program activities in different cities outside Cairo throughout the year of 2017.
The employee of the month in my second month after getting the job.


Partnered with GEW - Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Partnered with IBM Global for Entrepreneurs.


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Best Team Leader


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- Certificate of Appreciation from my secondary school for my success rank #10, 2006 - Certificate of Appreciation and Money Award from Cairo Governor for my success in the secondary stage, 2007 - Certificate of Appreciation from Microsoft and EFE | Musharka Program 2012 - Certificate of Appreciation from Banati Foundation, Egypt 2012 - Certificate of Appreciation from E-Era foundation and US Embassy | E-Youth Initiative, Egypt 2012 - Certificate of Attending 2012 AUC Research Conference “Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Shaping the Future of Egypt” by School of Business and School of Sciences and Engineering. - Certificate of Appreciation for Participating in Great Shake Out “Earthquake Drills” event, US 2012 - Certificate of Participation from Global Startup Business, Malaysia 2013 - Certificate of Ambassadorship from ACE Manager Program 2014, BNP PARIBAS HQ - Certificate of Appreciation from US Embassy | ASEP Program, 2014

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering

Education Details

Bachelor's Degree

Computer Engineering

Cairo University, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

N/A

Cairo University
2007 - 2017
College Diploma in Entrepreneurship

Education Details

College Diploma

Entrepreneurship , Innovation , Business etiquette

Indiana University Bloomington, United States

Not specified

N/A

We were working in groups on projects representing our countries and my project won the best idea in the Business Development track to have a presentation at the Department of State.

Indiana University Bloomington
2012 - 2012
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Ahmed Orabi

Egypt

2007

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

- Certificate of Appreciation from my secondary school for my success rank #10, 2006 - Certificate of Appreciation and Money Award from Cairo Governor for my success in the secondary stage, 2007

Ahmed Orabi
2007

Certifications

Certificate details

CISCO IT Essentials I

Jul 2009

N/A

N/A

N/A

CISCO Networking Academy

N/A

Certificate details

CISCO IT Essentials II

Aug 2009

N/A

N/A

N/A

CISCO Networking Academy

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Marketing Research

Nov 2012

MTI Consulting - Canada

N/A

Training/Course Details

IT Essentials I

Jul 2009

CISCO Networking Academy

N/A

Training/Course Details

IT Essentials II

Aug 2009

CISCO Networking Academy

N/A

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Advanced

: Advanced

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

C#

C#

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

PHP

PHP

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

C++

C++

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Adobe After Effects

Adobe After Effects

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

Program Management

Program Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Event Planning

Event Planning

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Project Management

Project Management

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Business Development

Business Development

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Key Skills

Hard worker, Initiative, Persistent, Entrepreneur, Team Player

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