Omar Hamarneh


Omar Hamarneh is Chief Executive Officer of El Hassan Science City, Jordan’s first Science City which was established under the slogan “for Continuity, Innovation and Change” and is entrusted with supporting the development of Jordan’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship ecosystem. Focusing presently on establishing the El Hassan Business Park district of the Science City, Omar is directly involved with establishing and growing entrepreneurship development programs, Incubation centers for technology based startups, Technology Transfer & commercialization services and supporting the establishment of VC and Angles Investor networks. Omar brings knowledge of entrepreneurship development and support from having established and managed iPARK, Jordan’s first technology focused incubator while also serving at the Higher Council for Science and Technology as Director of International Cooperation and Development sector. Omar Hamrneh also serves on various boards and commissions including serving on the Board of Trustees of Princess Sumaya University for Technology, and as Steering Committee member of The Licensing Executive Society – Arab Countries.