Habibhaddad

HABIB HADDAD

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Habib is a tech entrepreneur most recently founder of Yamli.com the leading startup in Arabic transliteration and smart search technologies. He is also the founder of YallaStartup a non-profit focused on early stage entrepreneurship in the MENA region. In 2009, the World Economic Forum recognized Habib as a Young Global Leader and the ArabianBusiness named him one of the top 30 influential Arabs under 30. He currently serves on the Global Agenda Council on innovation. During the July of 2006 war he started Relief Lebanon to support relief operations in Lebanon an effort that was picked by UNDP part of the “101 stories to tell”. Habib also co-founded INLET to link the Lebanese Diaspora back to budding entrepreneurs and startups in Lebanon. Habib is an advisor to several US and Middle Eastern startups and non-profits. He holds a Bachelor of Computer and Communication Engineering from the American University in Beirut and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California.