Sohaib Thiab (

Zain Innovation Campus - Building 23, Ground Floor, King Hussein Business Park Amman, 11831 - View Map Amman
Sun, Aug 8, 2021, 6:30 PM (EEST)

About this event

We can't wait to welcome you back to our in-person events* 🎉

Our upcoming event is hosting Sohaib Thiab; Sohaib is a Senior Product Manager at Previous to joining Booking, Mr. Thiab was the CPO at 7awi, Co-founder and CEO at Wizards Productions, and Product Manager at Maktoob Group (Yahoo).

Sohaib is a seasoned product leader recognized for entrepreneurial thinking and a pragmatic, data-driven approach to delivering growth at scale. Expertise in building high-performing teams across mobile gaming, e-commerce, and two-sided marketplaces in startups and large organizations alike. Strong track record in start-ups as a co-founder, business builder, and media spokesperson: - Co-founded the first Arabic social network with close to 1 million users. Maktoob (which was later acquired by Yahoo) acquired '', the first Arabic social network that won the Queen Rania Award for entrepreneurship in 2007 and merged it into its existing products to create 'Maktoob friends.' A social network Sohaib managed and grew to become the most prominent product in Maktoob. - Founded a gaming portal in 2005, which acquired in 2006. - Endeavour Entrepreneur, 2011 - Co-founded Wizards Productions, one of Jordan's 1st gaming studios, in 2008, raised multiple rounds of funding from regional investors and VCs. - Current advisor to Tamatem Games, the Middle East's leading mobile game publisher. - Product lead at 7awi, building some of the top media destinations in the Middle East and collectively reaching 20+ million unique users per month. Currently, he's working as a senior product manager at's HQ in Amsterdam.

*You will be required to show proof of COVID vaccination (first dose administered at least 21 days before the day of the event or double doses), or a negative PCR test was taken within 48 hours before the event's start. If you fail to show a COVID status, we reserve the right to deny your entry.

We have a super limited number of seats, so please register as soon so you can.

Don't forget to bring your smile and your mask 😷



  • Mo Salah

    Mo Salah

    Startup Grind

    Country Manager

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Sunday, Aug 8
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EEST)


Zain Innovation Campus
Building 23, Ground Floor, King Hussein Business Park Amman11831

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