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Habib Haddad is a serial entrepreneur and early stage investor. He is the founder and CEO of Wamda, a platform that connects entrepreneurs, investors, and resources in the Middle East and North Africa. He is also the co-founder of Yamli, an Arabic search engine, and Baraka Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund. Haddad was born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1980. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the American University of Beirut and a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Southern California. Haddad has been recognized for his work in the tech industry, receiving awards such as the MIT Technology Review Innovator of the Year Award in 2012 and the World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer Award in 2013. He has also been featured in publications such as Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. Haddad is married and has two children. He currently resides in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Occupation E14 Fund (president and managing director)
Age 43 years old
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Born , 1980
Birthplace Beirut, Lebanon
Nationality Lebanon

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From 2012 to 2016, he was the founding CEO of Wamda, a platform of programs and networks that aims to accelerate entrepreneurship ecosystems across the MENA region. He also served as a venture partner of Wamda Capital, a growth capital VC fund, with investments in startups like taxi-hailing app Careem and LittleBits During this time, Haddad's business partner was Arif Naqvi, the founder and CEO of Abraaj Capital who was later arrested and convicted of fraud. In a 2012 interview, Haddad described him as one of the "best minds of the region" and "a true visionary."


In 2011 he co-created, a website that brought 1000 volunteers to transcribe and translate voicemails from the Egyptian protesters after the government shutdown of the internet. He started the company when Google and Twitter launched a project to allow people to leave a voice mail that will be then put on Twitter, Haddad came up with an idea to crowd source translation of those voices in real time from Arabic to other languages.


He has been named by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader in 2009 and as a top innovator under 35 (TR35) by the MIT Technology Review. Haddad's work in the MENA region is credited with playing a key role in strengthening its entrepreneurship ecosystem.

In 2009, Haddad along with two other Middle East technology entrepreneurs, founded, YallaStartup, an NGO that aims to foster early stage entrepreneurship and startup creation. It was one of the first support organizations for MENA Entrepreneurs.


In 2007, Haddad founded Yamli, the leading Arabic transliteration and smart search engine (Patent issued on Method and system for adaptive transliteration US 20090144049 A1). In 2012, Yahoo! acquired a license to Yamli's technologies. Yamli has been praised for empowering and re-energizing the Arabic language online.


In 2006, he founded Relief Lebanon to support relief efforts during the 2006 war in Lebanon. The grass root effort was featured by the "101 Stories to Tell" initiative by the UNDP in February 2009.


In 2004, Haddad was a founding engineer at an image based modeling software company Mok3 (now Everyscape) as a venture backed spinoff from MIT CSAIL, where he served until 2005 and joined ATI as a senior software engineer.


Habib Haddad (born 1980) is a serial entrepreneur and early stage investor. He is currently the president and managing director of the E14 Fund that invests in spin-offs from MIT. Haddad has founded a number of tech companies including Wamda, Yamli (Yahoo! licensed the technology in 2012), YallaStartup, and others.