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Co-founder at Yamli
Team Member at EveryScape, Founding member at Inlet Technologies, See All (3)
University of Southern California



Habib is a tech entrepreneur and angel investor, recently turned VC. He is currently the CEO of and the managing partner of Wamda Capital. He founded the Arabic search and transliteration startup that licensed its technology to Yahoo. He also started a number of non-profits including YallaStartup, INLET and ReliefLebanon. In 2009, the World Economic Forum recognized Habib as a Young Global Leader and the ArabianBusiness named him one of the top 30 influential Arabs under 30 as well as of the most 500 powerful Arabs. He currently serves on the Global Agenda Council on innovation. He is an advisor to several US and Middle Eastern startups and non-profits.

Habib is behind the original idea behind Yamli, and today drives Yamli's vision of empowering the Arabic language and users on the web. His responsibilities span from product strategy and design to business development. The World Economic Forum... See More

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