Walid has been with MEVP for the last 12 years. His deep involvement in the VC & Technology ecosystem in the MENA region dates back to the mid 2000s. Since 2005, Walid has been intimately involved in this transformational entrepreneurial story by participating in the setup, scale up and exit of several VC Funds and Technology companies. Previously he was a Managing Partner & CIO at MEVP, he also serves as a board member and advisor to many successful internet and technology companies regionally and globally. Walid has previously worked in Public Policy (UAE Prime Ministry Office), Strategy Consulting (Booz Allen Hamilton, Roland Berger) and Industrial & Software engineering. Walid holds a Masters in Industrial Engineering from the “Institut National des Science Appliquées” INSA de Lyon (France) and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (USA).