We don’t know about you, but we sure are excited for a week full of tech, innovation, digital trends and more: Tech Week 2019! Some of the major events that are happening during this week are the AWS Summit, AWS Startup Day, Flat6Labs Bahrain Demo Day, and much more. 

Tech Week will take place from September 15 to 22 with full back-to-back events that are sure to keep you wanting to learn more. You can check out the highlights of the events happening during Tech Week here

While we wanted to include all the speakers on the list, here are five speakers that we are looking forward to (in no specific order):

  1. Noor Sweid: Noor Sweid is a General Partner at Global Ventures and is one of the most prominent venture capitalists in the MENA region. Previously, Noor was the Chief Investment Officer at the Dubai Future Foundation, where she spent time developing the technology and innovation ecosystem in Dubai.

    Event: Startup Day

    When: September 16, 2019. 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

  2. Andy Startin: Andy is the Chief Executive of Innervate, which delivers the best-in-class digital productivity solutions for forward-thinking businesses, anywhere in the world. Innervate offers companies services that will result in more productive teams, and better able to build relationships with customers,  Andy will be participating in the workshop, Delivering a Digital Future, which will be at Bahrain FinTech Bay.

    Event: Delivering a Digital Future

    When: September 18, 2019. 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

  3. Andre Nazareth: Andre is the Head of the Startup Ecosystem at Amazon Web Services, and he works directly with startups, accelerators, and venture capital to help them thrive and leverage the AWS platform. Andre has over 10 years of experience in the High Tech industry and is fluent in startup topics such as design thinking, growth hacking, Internet of Things (IoT), and more.

    Event: Startup Day

    When: September 16, 2019. 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

  4. Alistair Sergeant: Alistair is the CEO of Purple, the UK’s fastest-growing digital transformation consultancy. Purple supports organizations in adapting to the future, supporting them in meeting their objectives, and assists in protecting cybersecurity. Alistair will be participating in the workshop, Delivering a Digital Future, which will discuss the future of organizations and how the world is moving towards digital.

    Event: Delivering a Digital Future

    When: September 18, 2019. 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

  5. Walid Mansour: Walid has more than 15 years of experience in Venture Capital, corporate finance and engineering within the digital, telecom, and new media industries. He is currently the Managing Partner at Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP), the largest and most established venture capital firm in MENA.

Event: Startup Day

When: September 16, 2019. 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

These are only some of the notable speakers that you should keep on your radar. There are many other remarkable speakers during Tech Week that you will learn from about the latest digital trends, and more! 

If you want a full list of all of the events happening during Tech Week, click here

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Ghadeer Alaradi

Ghadeer Alaradi

A writer and content producer for StartUp Bahrain who enjoys uncovering stories of founders who are making a difference in their communities, successful women, passionate youth, and change-makers who strive to make the world a better place.

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