To kick off the first event this year, Enakshi Sharma from Startup Grind Doha will be in conversation with Ali Samir and Jamal Bdeir from Microsoft for Startups program, which is tailored to grow lean startups in the B2B business. Join the fireside chat on the 12th January to learn about the program and how the program can help Qatar startups scale faster
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Jamal Bdeir lead’s the small and medium business for Microsoft in Qatar and Kuwait. With 5+ years of experience in the market, Jamal has transformed the SMB segment by driving cloud enablement for SMEs through the partner ecosystem. Led major cloud transformation initiatives and partnerships including landing the SAP on Azure partnership in Qatar and Kuwait. Jamal hold’s a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the American University of Beirut. Prior to joining Microsoft, he worked as a financial analyst at an investment bank in Lebanon.
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A graduate in political science from Miranda House, Delhi University. She has attained vast experience working as a freelancer in the field of anchoring events and as a Copy Writer. She loves a good conversation, to interact and write about cinema. Having been a part of a theoretical discourse, she also retains her passion for Political philosophy and is avidly interested in India's foreign policy, and is currently pursuing a career in content creation
She is a writer and has previously published with Network 18, WION, Free Press Journal, Open Magazine, Alternative, North East Review, Brandanew (German), Kashmir Walla, Artsome among other places.
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