Organization Structure

Co-Founder & Chair

 Dr. Eesa Bastaki
Dr. Eesa Bastaki

Executives

Prof. Wathiq Mansoor
Prof. Wathiq Mansoor,
Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center
Dr. Geoffrey Gachino
Dr. Geoffrey Gachino,
Associate Director, Business Innovation
 Prof. Ananth Rao
Prof. Ananth Rao, 
Co-Founder & Director of Academic Integration & Research
 Prof. Akshay Pottathil
Prof. Akshay Pottathil,
Co-Founder & Director of Innovation & Strategy

Associate Directors

Prof. Hussain Al Ahmad
Prof. Hussain Al Ahmad,
Associate Director, Technology Innovation
Dr. Andre Skupin
Dr. Andre Skupin , 
Associate Director, Data Visualization & Analytics
Dr. Sami Miniaoui
Dr. Sami Miniaoui,
Associate Director, Technology Innovation
Mr. Nasser Al Muraqab
Mr. Nasser Al Muraqab ,
Associate Director, Technology & Business Convergence

Faculty Researchers

Dr. Kamarul Faizal Hashim
Dr. Kamarul Faizal Hashim
 Dr. Claude Fachkha
Dr. Claude Fachkha
 Dr.Shadi Atalla
Dr.Shadi Atalla
 Dr. Ibrahim Tabche
Dr. Ibrahim Tabche
 Dr. Washika Shaheen
Dr. Washika Shaheen
 Mrs. Marina Arnaut
Mrs. Marina Arnaut
 Dr. Genanew Bekele Worku
Dr. Genanew Bekele Worku
 Dr. Mohammed Muzamil Naqshbandi
Dr. Mohamed Muzamil Naqshbandi
 Dr. Yehia Kamel
Dr. Yehia Kamel
 Dr. Yaprak Anadol
Dr. Yaprak Anadol
 Dr. Eappen Thiruvattal
Dr. Eappen Thiruvattal

Student Researchers
PhD Students

 Hamdan Almulla Alrayssi
Hamdan Almulla Alrayssi
 Ahmad Al Falasi
Ahmad Al Falasi
 Abdulmunem Al Shehhi
Abdulmunem Al Shehhi
Amna Leghwais Al Suwaidi
Amna Leghwais Al Suwaidi
 Ibrahim Mohammed
Ibrahim Mohammed
 Mohamed Al Ali
Mohamed Al Ali
 Mohammed Saeed Al Sudain
Mohammed Saeed Al Sudain
Suhail Albastaki
Suhail Albastaki
 Hessa Aljawali
Hessa Aljawali
 Fadhel Ali Al Memari
Fadhel Ali Al Memari
 Hanan Almarzouqi
Hanan Almarzouqi

Undergraduate Students

 Ahmed AlBaz
Ahmed AlBaz
Elie Hanna
Elie Hanna
  • Students/alumni brimming with ideas
  • Interested in turning their ideas into startups

Public & Private Partners

  • Interested in Investing in new startups
  • Interested in partnership with University