About The Speaker
Omar has been building and managing international ventures and projects for over 20 years. Establishing himself as an entrepreneur, he pioneered an international Telehealth and EdTech startup in 2002 connecting thousands of physicians across the MENA region in real-time. After completing his Thunderbird MBA, he became active in cross-border private equity, M&A and special situations advisory with a diverse base of client engagements and transactions. He also worked in e-commerce for LivingSocial’s executive team and gained tremendous insight and experience with high-growth, venture-backed online businesses. With his extensive experience including a number of his own bootstrapped ventures, Omar brings tremendous versatility and utility across different sectors, with both an investor and operator lens across each stage of business. Recently, he has been advising founders and companies on their Investment Readiness as part of his role as a Venture Partner. Supports ventures in Telehealth, MedTech, Digital Health, Healthcare Blockchain and AI. He is an active venture partner with Tech Ranch Austin, Cubit Ventures (Egypt) and is a senior advisor to Health 2.0. He resides in Austin, TX with his wife and two sons.