We are passionate about developing an open ecosystem for innovation in Qatar!
Dr Maher Hakim
With a BA in Business and Marketing from the School of Business at California State University, Al-Remithi’s successful and diverse portfolio in the field of communications has seen him lead the PR and Marketing teams of some of Qatar’s largest companies. His accomplishments include organizing the 31st International Association of Science Park and Areas of Innovation World Conference (IASP 2014 Doha) as Director of Communications at Qatar Science & Technology Park, which hosted the global event.
Previously, as Head of Public Relations at Ooredoo (formerly Qtel), he was instrumental in raising the public and commercial profile of the company’s brand, and increasing stakeholder engagement. He has also worked as a Senior Gas Marketing Officer at Qatar Petroleum.
Khaled Al Remithi
Marketing, Communication & Outreach Director
Hayfa earned a Bachelor of Computer Sciences and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Qatar University. She is a certified Project Management Professional, Business Analyst, and Incubation Manager.
Al-Said holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering from Loyola Marymount University in California, USA. He also holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree from Qatar University and a Master of Science degree in Facilities Management from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, UK. Prior to joining QSTP, he worked at RasGas’ Engineering department where he was responsible for the development of the Distributed Control System (DCS). He has also worked at Qatar Foundation Information Technology where he played a key role in the IT infrastructure development.
Ahmed Al Said
Park & Free Zone Management Director
Previously, Dr Ramadan was responsible for managing the portfolio of applied technology development programs funded by QSTP, and additionally he managed the operation of the QSTP Incubator. In his role as Technology Investment Advisor, he oversaw the equity portfolio of the Park and advised the Managing Director on future transactions.
Dr Ramadan has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Delaware and a BA in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Franklin & Marshall College.
Dr Danny Ramadan
Al Ghanim’s career focus has been to enable entrepreneurs achieve their potential. She is a 2014 MIT Sloan MBA graduate with a B.A. in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology from the University of Colorado - Boulder.
Additionally, Al Ghanim is an amateur athlete, angel investor and former Co-Managing Director of the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition. She is also a co- founder and CEO of Oola, a new revolutionary brand providing modest
sportswear for women.
Haya Al Ghanim
Dr. Salvaggio played a key role in the establishment of QSTP in 2005. Over the years, he has taken on many roles advising QSTP on funding vehicles and assisting with the launch of large projects, such as the Robotic Surgery Center, Qatar Mobility Innovation Center, Williams F1, and GE.
In 2007, he was awarded one of the highest Italian civil titles when he was named “Commander of the Republic” by the then incumbent Italian president.
Dr. Salvaggio has worked for McKinsey & Company, Accenture and a number of universities and research centers around the globe while also overseeing his startups. He teaches Digital Humanities at Hamad Bin Khalifa University and has published several gastronomy essays, food restaurant reviews, academic journal articles, and a novel – which won two first European literary awards.
Dr. Salvino Salvaggio
Industry Analysis & Grants Management Director
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