Tarek El Goweiny-CEO National Catering Company
TAREK AHMED / VENTURE GROWTH MANAGER, SHARJAH ENTREPRENEURSHIP CENTER – SHERAA

Tarek Ahmed Fouad is venture growth manager at the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center – Sheraa, spearheading Sheraa’s accelerator programme to contribute to Sharjah’s vision in becoming the entrepreneurial hub of the Middle East. He brings in over 8 years of experience in leading business entities and an extensive background in strategic marketing and lean business models. Fouad founded Lean International in 2012, which was sold off to a private equity firm, and cofounded Wakil Technologies, a blockchain government services portal, earlier this year. He has also worked with the likes of TechWadi in Silicon Valley as UAE’s country manager. The young business entrepreneur has published numerous research papers in both engineering and marketing fields and was a motivational speaker in various events held by the Dubai government and TEDx. Fouad holds a Master’s degree in control engineering and an MBA from the prestigious London Business School. He is also a certified personal trainer, life-coach, NLP practitioner and hypnotherapist.