The Oman Business Forum members are honoured to participate in the largest tech conference which brings 70,000 attendees, around 2,000 exhibiting startups and over 1,000 speakers from the most innovative companies in the world.
Members will also have access to The Partner Lounge, all exhibition halls, all content sessions, certain night events and the Ecosystem Summit: an exclusive, invite-only event where the leaders of global tech communities convene to share ideas, foster potential partnerships and accelerate learning.
Oman Business Forum announces the first Omani participant at Web Summit as an ALPHA Program Exhibitor
Khalid Safi Al Haribi
Impact Integrated Company
National Leadership & Competitiveness Program
- Exhibition space for 1 day of the summit.
- Opportunity to access workshops, round-tables.
- Startup mentor to help with preparations six weeks prior to the event
Aiman Mohammed AL Zakwani
Aiman Al Zakwani is the co-founder & CEO of Olive Middle East, an enterprise/digital solutions & Management Consulting company with operations in Oman & UAE. He oversees the company’s strategic and operational activities, and responsible for company’s business & financial growth in the Middle East region. Before assuming his current role with Olive, Aiman served as the Country Finance & Accounting Manager for Halliburton Worldwide Ltd Oman, a world leading multinational Oil Fields Service Company. Aiman’s responsibilities included, but not limited to, Financial Management & Reporting, Business Planning & Budgeting, Financial Performance, Financial Advisory & Modeling, Internal Controls, employees development, and Risk Management. Throughout his professional life, Aiman acquired regional and international business experiences during his placements in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, & Bahrain, and throughout his global business alliances & dealings. He has also taken part of various development tracks and succession plans for leadership roles. Aiman is a graduate from the National CEO Program, 1st Cohort, and holds a Bachelor degree in accounting from the Sultan Qaboos University.
Said Salim AL Hajri
Said Al Hajri is an entrepreneur who has founded few companies. He is a founder of Vision Advanced Petroleum Solutions (VAPS) is a consultancy company that is providing petroleum engineering solutions to oil companies. In addition, VAPS has built first ever regional laboratory for hydrocarbon analysis (PVT) in Oman. He is also a founder of Local Line LLC which is a chemical manufacturing and supplying company for oil and gas sectors. Previously, Said took several positions in PDO as petroleum engineer, well services activities manager & new oil team leader. He graduated with honors from Imperial Collage with a dual degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master degree in Petroleum Engineering. He is also a graduate of The National CEO program from IMD. On another dimension, as a contribution to the society, Said have worked as a volunteer lecturer in Higher College of Technology teaching petroleum production engineering for the undergraduate program for four consecutive years. In addition, Said is MTC member of Oman Rail Company where he contributes in putting contracting strategies, ensuring the contracting process is fair & transparent. Also Said is an investment committee member of Oman National Investments Development Company.
Khalid Safi Al HaribiManaging Director Impact Integrated Company National Leadership & Competitiveness Program
Khalid Safi Al Haribi
I am thinker and an entrepreneur focused on sustainable innovation. I hold an MBA in from the UK and a BA in Political Science from the U.S., with 18 years of practical experience in inspiring people & institutions to leave a positive legacy. I lead the efforts of over 100 member teams to implement strategic programs that provided thousands of jobs and achieved a high added value to the national economy of hundreds of millions of dollars, as Deputy then Acting CEO of the RIYADA formerly. In 2018, I founded my own company, Impact, which specializes in consulting on ways to contribute to the creation of economic opportunities through Artificial Intelligence-AI. As an entrepreneur, I helped establish and lead the first local private Think-&-Do -Tank that focused on the knowledge economy that enhances the capacities of civil society institutions and leaders. The programs were carried out by the Think-&-Do -Tank – Tawasul Company, which exceeded 70 award winning projects benefiting more than 10,000 participants and an investment value of RO 250,000. Therefore, I was honored to be invited as a keynote speaker before several heads of states and business leaders during official delegation visits. During my work in international relations as the economic and political advisor at the US State Department, I participated actively in the success of the FTA negotiations. I also worked as a social investment manager at BP whose investments in the Sultanate exceed US $ 16 billion. In addition I worked as the Country Director for Silatech. enjoyed the learning experience as a lecturer at Majan University College affiliated with UoB n in UK. Based on the competences gained from these leading programs: The National Program for Leadership and Competitiveness, managed by the University of Oxford under the supervision of the Royal Court Diwan and the Director of the Catalyst Job Creation initiative, and successfully completed the Disruptive Strategy courses at Harvard University & INSEAD, I was able to be one of the role models that inspired many young leaders in the region. My views were published in local media outlets in addition to Economist, Le Monde, El Pais, Der Spiegel among others. I speak fluent Spanish, French, English & Arabic.