Data is the new Oil

Saturday, March 24, 2018, 4:00 – 7:00 PM UTC

Startup Grind khartoum Hosts Mr.Aziz Musa , Chief Retail & SME Officer at Canar Telecom . He moved to Sudan in 2017 following a 20-year career spanning the UK, USA, Australia, France and Dubai. He Currently Chief Commercial Officer at Canar Telecom, where he is leading the growth strategy and LTE rollout.

In-person event

About this event

He was most recently the CEO of Forbidden Technologies plc, a cloud video infrastructure company. He was the youngest public company CEO in the UK and the only Sudanese plc CEO in Europe at the time.

He led Forbidden Technologies to becoming one of the fastest growing companies in Europe following signing a multiyear agreement with Microsoft. He also negotiated agreements with NBC, Amazon and the BBC among many others.

Prior to this, Abdelaziz ran a digital agency in the UK called Pegasus Digital, part of the renowned Pegasus Agency. Here he grew the company from scratch to a multimillion-pound run rate in under 12 months.

Abdelaziz is a digital leader who has grown several companies from nothing, and has a proven track record of generating rapid growth and high performing teams. He specializes in digital transformation, marketing strategy and creating high growth companies using a multidisciplinary approach.

Check out what happened


  • Abdelaziz Musa


    Chief Retail & SME Officer



Saturday, March 24, 2018
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM UTC


4:00 PMWelcome
4:30 PMFireside Chat
6:30 PMNetworking


  • Ahmed Elmurtada


    Regional Director Middle East

  • Khansa Alhag

    innovation and Entrepreneurship Community (IEC)


  • Mutaz hassan