5th Global
Entrepreneurship
Summit
19-21
November
2014
FR
5th Global
Entrepreneurship
Summit
19-21
November
2014
EN | FR | AR
WATCH GES 2014
BEST OF

Speakers

Joe BIDEN
Vice President of the United States of America
Salaheddine MEZOUAR
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
Morocco
Penny PRITZKER
Secretary of Commerce, United States Department of Commerce
USA
Mohamed BOUSSAID
Minister of Economy and Finance
Morocco
H.E. Mamoun BOUHDOUD
Minister Delegate to the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Investment and the Digital Economy
Morocco
Moulay HAFID ALAMI
Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, and the Digital Economy
Morocco
Aziz AKHANNOUCH
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries
Morocco
Mbarka BOUAIDA
Delegate Minister of Foreign Affairs
Morocco
Nizar BARAKA
President, Economic, Social and Environmental Council (CESE)
Morocco
Miriem BENSALAH-CHAQROUN
President, Confédération Générale des Entreprises du Maroc (CGEM)
Morocco
President Pedro PIRES
Former President, Republic of Cape Verde
Hamdi ULUKAYA
Founder, President and CEO, Chobani Inc.; PAGE Ambassador
USA
Othman BENJELLOUN
Chairman and CEO, BMCE BANK Chairman of the Advisory Board, RMA WATANYA Insurance Co. Chairman, FinanceCom Holding Chairman, GPBM –The Moroccan Banking Association
Morocco
Alexa VON TOBEL
Founder and CEO, LearnVest; PAGE Ambassador
USA
Mohamed EL-KETTANI
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Attijariwafa bank Group
Morocco
Daphne KOLLER
Founder, Coursera; PAGE Ambassador
USA
Anas SEFRIOUI
CEO, Addoha Group
Morocco
Samir ABDELKARIM
Founder and Blogger, StartupBRICS.com
France
Hamza ABOULFETH
Adnane ADDIOUI
Chair, Moroccan Center for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship & Country Leader Enactus
Morocco
Lanre AKINOLA
Editor of This is Africa, Financial Times
UK/Nigeria
Akon
Recording Artist, Songwriter, Record Producer
USA/Senegal
Willy Conrad ASSEKO
CEO, Les Transports Citadins (LTC)
Gabon
Abood AL SAWAFI
Vice Chancellor, A’Sharqiyah University
Oman
Hicham AMADI
Chairman & CEO, 2WLS and President, Association of Moroccan ICT Companies
Morocco
Richard ATTIAS
Founder & Executive Chairman, Richard Attias & Associates
Morocco
Jeff MARTIN
Co-Founder and CEO, Tribal Planet
USA
Kinvara BALFOUR
Creative Director, Producer, Writer, Entrepreneur
UK
Bob DIAMOND
CEO, Atlas Mara
USA
Stephane BACQUAERT
Managing Director, Wendel
France
Akram BENMBAREK
Entrepreneur
Morocco
Kola KARIM
CEO, Shoreline Energy
Nigeria
Naif AL-MUTAWA
Creator, THE 99
United States
Chinwe EFFIONG
President, Junior Achievement Africa
Ghana
Tas ANVARIPOUR
CEO, Africa 50 Fund - Africa Development Bank
Tunisia
Koffi Fabrice DJOSSOU
Africa Liaison, ZACR (South African Central Registry)
South Africa
Élé ASU
Journalist and TV Presenter, Canal +
France
Khalid ABDULLA-JANAHI
Group Chief Executive, Dar Al Mal Al Islami Trust (DMI Trust) and Chairman, Faisal Private Bureau
Switzerland
Mohammed EL MOURID
Regional Coordinator for North Africa, INCARDA
Tunisia
Ethel COFIE
Founder, Women in Tech
Ghana
Ron BRUDER
Founder and Chairman, Education for Employment (EFE)
USA
Tarik YOUSEF
CEO, Silatech
Qatar
Barclay Paul OKARI
CEO and Founder, Impact Africa Industries
Kenya
Abdulhasan AL-DAIRI
Chairman of Bahrain SMEs Society
Bahrain
Catherina BALLOUT
Operations Manager/Levant & GCC Lead at the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab
Kingsley BANGWELL
Founder, Youngstars Foundation
Nigeria
Karim BERNOUSSI
Chief Executive Officer, Intelcia Group
Morocco
Iman BIBARS
Regional Director, Ashoka Arab World
Egypt
Hicham BOUZEKRI
Co-Founder and President, Morocco Microelectronics Cluster
Morocco
Candida BRUSH
Professor, Babson College
United States
Jaime MALET
Chairman, AmChamSpain
Spain
Ajay CHATURVEDI
Founder, HarVa; Young Global Leader
India
Yassir CHAKIB
Founder, Etoile Capital
France
Ibrahima CHEIKH DIONG
Founder and CEO, Africa Consulting and Trading
Senegal
Issam CHLEUH
Founder & CEO, Africa Impact Group
United States
Omar CHRISTIDIS
Founder and CEO, ArabNet
Lebanon
Amine CHOUAIEB
CEO and Founder, Chifco
Tunisia
Youssef CHRAIBI
Maria CONTRERAS-SWEET
Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
USA
Isabel DOS SANTOS
Businesswoman and Entrepreneur
Angola
Tebogo DITSHEGO
President and CEO, Ditshego Media
South Africa
CAMILE SAID EDDINE
Founder & CEO MOOR'S surfboards
Hong Kong/Morocco
Dr. Ndubuisi EKEKWE
Chairman, FASMICRO Group
Nigeria
Walid EL ALAOUI MRANI
Founder and CEO of Azur Systems
Morocco
Mourad ELAJOUTI
Founder, Green Schools and Waste Collectors Program
Morocco
Mohamed Touhami EL OUAZZANI
General Manager, Morocco and Francophone Africa, VISA
Morocco
Marilyn DIAMOND
Honorary Consul General for Morocco in Chicago
USA
Nawal EL MOUTAWAKEL
Olympic Hurdles Champion
Morocco
Guido GHEDIN
Managing Partner, Young Digitals
Italie
Sam GOLDMAN
Co-Founder, d.light
Canada
Asmaa GUEDIRA
Connector, OuiShare
Morocco/France
Anas GUENNOUN
Director, The Abraaj Group
Morocco
Chonchol GUPTA
Founder & CEO, Rebirth Financial, Inc.
USA
Roy HADDAD
Director, WPP MENA; Chairman, WT MEA
Lebanon
Habib HADDAD
Founding CEO, Wamda
UAE
Mark HALPERIN
Managing Editor, Bloomberg Politics and Host, Bloomberg TV’s “With All Due Respect”
USA
David HAMOD
President and CEO, National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce
USA
Cathy HAN
CEO, 42 Technologies
USA
Harry HARE
Executive Producer, DEMO Africa
Kenya
Rahaf HARFOUSH
Founder, Red Threat
France
Kerry HEALEY
President, Babson College
USA
Mazen HELMY
Founder, The District
Egypt
Moratuoa HLONGWA
Founder, Image Evolution Chartered Accountants
Lesotho
Jean-Michel HUET
Partner, BearingPoint
France
Dana HYDE
CEO, Millennium Challenge Corporation
USA
Andrew G. INGLIS
Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Kosmos Energy
USA
Rafa JIMENEZ
Founder, Ahorro Libre
Mexico
Jessyca JOYEKURUN
Founder, Expand Human Resources
Mauritius
Eric KAKOU
Co-Founder and CEO, Entrepreneurial Solutions Partners
Cote D'Ivoire
Dennis KARPES
Founder, Dance4Life; Co-Founder, Naga Foundation
Netherlands
Dan KEELER
Editor, Wall Street Journal - Frontiers
USA
Christine KELLY
Journalist, Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA)
France
Karen KERRIGAN
President & CEO, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
USA
Othman LARAKI
Co-Founder, MixerLabs and Founder, Color Genomics
Morocco
Will MACNAMARA
Director, Infusive
USA
John MACOMBER
Senior Lecturer in Finance, Gloria A. Dauten Real Estate Fellow, Harvard Business School
USA
Henri MALOSSE
President, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
Belgium
Verone MANKOU
Founder and CEO, VMK
Republic of Congo
Tarafa MAROUANE
Chairman & CEO of SOMED (Société Maroc Emirats Arabes Unis de Développement)
Morocco
Abdoulaye MBAYE
Senegal
PANAGIOTIS G. MIHALOS
Secretary General for International Economic Relations, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Greece
Nick MOON
Founding Director, Kickstart International
Kenya
Rhett MORRIS
Director, Endeavor Insight
USA
Tarek MOUGANIE
Founder, Affinity
Ghana
Marcel MUTSINDASHYAKA
Founder and CEO, UMUSEKE IT
Rwanda
Joel MWALE
Founder, Gigavia.com
Kenya
Bertin NAHUM
President and Founder, Medtech
France
Nadim NAJJAR
Managing Director, Thomson Reuters
UAE
Mima NEDELCOVYCH
President and CEO, Initiative for Global Development (IGD)
USA
Christian NGAN
Founder and CEO, Madlyn Cazalis Group
Cameroon
Thione NIANG
Founder, GIVE1PROJECT and Founder and CEO, TN Consulting Group
Senegal
Hans NICHOLS
Correspondent, Bloomberg Television
Germany
Kivanc ONAN
Regional Director, Turkey, Middle East & North Africa, PayPal
Turkey
Jonathan ORTMANS
President, Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kauffman Foundation
USA
Yaw OWUSU
Managing Director, Ghana Cyber City
Ghana
Farah PANDITH
Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Special Representative to Muslim Communities (2009-2014)
USA
Uche PEDRO
Founder, BellaNaija
Nigeria
Anxo PéREZ
Founder, 8belts.com
Spain
Allon RAIZ
Founder and CEO, Raizcorps
South Africa
Rahier RAHMAN
Founder and CEO, Pangea
USA
SAOUSSANE RIFAI
Executive Partner, IDEVOM
Morocco
Milton Duncan RINEHART
Assistant Professor of Management, Al Akhawayn University
Morocco
Stéphanie RIVOAL
President, Action Against Hunger
France
Amy ROSEN
CEO and President, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
USA
Arad ROSTAMPOUR
CEO and Founder, Zen Health
USA
Fokke DE JONG
Founder and CEO, Suitsupply
Netherlands
Claude ROCHET
Professor, Aix Marseille University
France
Soraya SALTI
Senior Vice President, MENA, Junior Achievement Worldwide
Jordan
Chafik SABIRY
President and Director, HP CDG IT Services Maroc
Morocco
Zainab SALBI
Founder and Former CEO, Women for Women International
USA
Bruno Sánchez-Andrade NUñO
Chief Scientist, Mapbox
USA
Abdelhameed Ahmed SHARARA
Founder, RiseUp Summit
Egypt
Fathallah SIJILMASSI
Secretary General, Union for the Mediterranean
Morocco
Shanker A. SINGHAM
Managing Director of the Competitiveness and Enterprise Development Project, Babson Global
UK/USA
Carlos ST. JAMES
Managing Director, Santiago & Sinclair LLC
USA
Karim SY
Chief Catalyst, Jokkolabs
Senegal
Amine TAZI-RIFFI
Director, McKinsey & Company
Switzerland
Yosr TAZI
Producer and TV Presenter, Entreprendre
France
Andrew TORCHIA
Economics Editor
Howard A. TULLMAN
CEO, 1871
USA
Alfonso VEGARA
President, Fundación Metrópoli
Spain
Evans WADONGO
Founder, SDFA-Africa and Co-Founder, GreenWize Energy Ltd
Kenya
Charlie Batchanzi WANDJI
Founder, 1task1job
Cameroon
Benjamin WEGG-PROSSER
Managing Partner, Global Counsel
UK
Fahim ZAKARIA
President, HUB Africa; Managing Partner, BDO
Morocco
Patrick ZHONG
Senior Managing Director, Fosun Group
China
Zoltan ACS
Professorial Research Fellow, The London School of Economics and University Professor, George Mason University
USA