On August 20th, Startup Grind Muscat is hosting Omar Christidis.
Omar Christidis is the Founder & CEO of ArabNet, the leading events & media company focused on the Arab web and mobile industry.
Before founding ArabNet, Omar worked in private wealth management at a family office in New York on a small team managing $1B in diverse assets. Prior to that, he was a Consultant at Booz & Co. in the MENA, and worked on varied projects across industries, including energy, technology / media, and public sector.
Omar was selected as a high-impact Endeavor Entrepreneur, and was highlighted by GulfNews Magazine as one of its “30 under 30" list in 2012. He holds a BA and MBA from Yale University and is the Co-Founder of the Yale Arab Alumni Association.
ArabNet organizes the leading conferences for the digital sector in MENA including annual events in Beirut, Dubai and Riyadh. ArabNet also publishes news and analysis of the web and mobile industry on its online portal and print magazine, The ArabNet Quarterly.