Al-Hassan Hleileh is the CEO of Nudge Technology, Inc. “Nudge,” which graduated from Steve Blank’s Lean Startup course at Stanford, and was featured by him at SXSW.
He holds a MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, and a MA (Hons) from the University of Edinburgh. Al-Hassan co-founded Yamsafer – a regional hotel booking portal in 2011. Prior to that he worked at the Palestine Investment Fund – CEO Office and helped in the structuring of Palestine’s first growth capital fund managed by Abraaj Capital, the sale of over $200 million in development rights for the Al-Reehan Neighborhood, and the financing of the Ersal Centre. Previously he was an Investment Banker at Citigroup Global Markets Ltd in London, United Kingdom, where he played a lead role in the $232mn IPO of Royal Jordanian Airlines, as well as strategic advisory for Kingdom Holding Company.