Majied Qasem


Majied is the co-founder and CEO of, a leading regional portal focused on providing a range of media rich and socially enabled services.
Prior to, Majied was the Director for the Jordan Education Initiative (JEI) focusing on creating a replicable model for Education Reform through Public Private Partnerships. Under the JEI, Majied worked with the government of Jordan, the World Economic Forum, and Program Partners to ensure that innovative technology models for education aimed at accelerating and supporting the national Education Reform are initiated, implemented, and successfully replicated in other countries.
Mr. Majied founded RAZORView Advisors in 2003. Under RAZORView, Majied worked with leading regional firms providing them with strategic advice and support in the areas of Strategic Investments and Concept Development.
Majied was also a founding partner and director of Estarta Solutions, a leading technology company providing advanced technology services in the Middle East, Europe, and North America. While head of technology, Majied managed more than 200 engineers to deliver technology solutions to leading technology firms in the US, Europe, and the Middle East.
Prior to Estarta, Majied helped found ONEWORLD Solutions. While at ONEWORLD, Majied worked with leading North American and European clients such as 3Com, Microsoft, Kyocera, and Thomson Financial. During his 5 years at ONEWORLD.
In 1996, Majied co-founded the first regional portal, Arabia quickly grew to be the largest Arabic community that same year. While at Arabia, Majied grew the first web development community to develop the most vibrant Arabic community online.
Majied currently serves on the board of Optimiza, the first publicly traded technology-company in the Levant and the GCC with more than 400 technology professionals and more than $30m in revenue for 2007. Majied is responsible for advising the firm of their technology direction.