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Adey Salamin

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Mr. Adey Salamin is a member of the investment team of Riyada Enterprise Development, a member of the Abraaj Group.
Prior to joining Riyada Enterprise Development, Mr. Salamin was a director with Riyada Ventures, the MENA region’s leading venture capital and investment advisory firm and a partner in Singularity Advisors.
Having started his career as an entrepreneur and a corporate executive, he moved on to become an investment professional in recent years. Adey has enjoyed an international career having held senior management positions in the US and Jordan. Adey has also been involved in setting up technology commercialization strategies and innovation clusters in Jordan and has worked with and advised numerous IT start up companies in the MENA region. Mr. Salamin has also been involved in numerous consulting projects in Jordan, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Libya on topics of business planning, development, deal sourcing, investment structuring, and market entry strategies and more.
Mr. Salamin holds a Finance and Accounting Certificate from the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Computer Science and Engineering, cum laude honors, from the University of Pennsylvania with minors in Economics and Math.
Adey was a judge on the Wharton business plan competition, Microsoft Imagine Cup judge, MIT Arab business plan competition judge. He also was previously the 3rd Place Winner of the MIT Arab business plan competition in 2009 out of 1400 business plans submitted.