Care about how to maximize your startup's impact through data-driven decisions? Come meet Abdullah from Mozn at Astrolabs Riyadh on Feb 7. This first Startup Grind fireside chat with Abdullah will focus on his journey growing a data science startup in Saudi Arabia, his intricate web of experiences in analytics at MIT/Stanford, and valuable lessons from management consulting with McKinsey that can help you grow your startup.
Director of Strategy and Growth
Abdullah has over 7 years of experience in data and analytics in the region. Previously, he was at McKinsey and Co. where he worked on 10+ projects addressing challenging data and strategy problems with public and private clients in the GCC. Abdullah holds a masters in management science and engineering from Stanford and a chemical engineering and applied math bachelors from MIT.
Abdullah is a seasoned technology leader with over 7 years of experience in the data and analytics space in the region. Abdullah has recently joined Mozn as a Director of Strategy and Growth, working on scaling the business. He previously worked at McKinsey and Company, where his work across 10+ projects has addressed some of the most challenging data and strategy topics including government and private clients in Saudi Arabia and the GCC. Abdullah has worked closely in his time at McKinsey with Board members, CEOs and VPs to execute upon such projects.
Prior to working with McKinsey and Company, Abdullah was involved in multiple projects relating to data and technology, working with the analytics team at Stanford University to offer decision analysis consultancy to companies in Silicon Valley, as well as developing multiple big data solutions at MIT, winning multiple prizes such as NetMob.
Abdullah holds a Masters in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University, as well as a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering and Applied Mathematics from MIT. Prior to that, Abdullah has completed his full K-12 education in Majmaah, Saudi Arabia. He is also a holder of a bronze medal in the International Mathematics Olympiad, one of the most prestigious scientific competitions globally, as the first Saudi to do so.
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