100 Most Powerful Arabs Under 40
Habib Haddad

Habib Haddad

Industry: Technology

Company: Yamli, Wamda

Designation: Founder

Country: Lebanon

Country of origin: @habibh

Age: 34

Habib Haddad is a serial entrepreneur, having founded Wamda, a networking platform for entrepreneurs, and Yamli.com. His various endeavours have not gone unnoticed; the World Economic Forum recognised Haddad as a Young Global Leader in 2009 and he currently serves on the Global Agenda Council on fostering entrepreneurship. He also advises several startups and non-profits. Haddad holds a bachelor of computer and communication engineering degree from the American University in Beirut and a masters in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California. Haddad also co-founded INLET (International Network of Lebanese Entrepreneurs and Technologists), an organisation geared towards promoting entrepreneurship and leadership for the Arab world.