Fatima is an innovation enthusiast and global angel investor. She has worked on global innovation and growth strategies for Samsung in South Korea, South African Endeavor entrepreneurs, portfolio companies for VSpring Capital, and now with IBM clients. She is excited about cutting edge technologies including blockchain, AI, AR/VR, IOT, biometrics, wearables and their applications via impactful business models in emerging markets. She is also an angel investor and founding member of XBorder Angels. XBorderAngels partners with local governments, accelerators, incubators, and other eco-system champions to invest in the best early-stage startups globally and also in crypto-opportunities.
Fatima shares the vision of Vested Summit that technology can make a real positive impact in humanity and looks forward to seeing more startup success in Egypt, Africa, and the region. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science from the American University in Cairo and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.