Ahmed Korayem is a marketer turned entrepreneur turned academic turned investment manager. He is well versed in both sides of practice and academia of Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Investment. Ahmed Worked with McKinsey & Company as an Associate Consultant in Dubai then joined Crispin Porter and Bogusky (CP+B) Creatives Team, then went to co-found startups like Konnectual (agreement-based job matching platform), Knellen (An online marketplace for arts and authentic creations), and Peerz (A peer-to-peer learning platform). Ahmed curently works as a lecturer of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at the University of London International Programmes and manages Nahdet Misr’s Accelerator and Venture Capital Fund – EdVentures.
Korayem holds a B.Sc. with double major in Marketing and Psychology with Highest Honors (Summa Cum Laude), an MBA degree with focus on Marketing for small and medium businesses, and a PhD in SMEs Marketing.