Omar is the founder & CEO of ArabNet, the leading events and media company for the Arab digital industry. ArabNet organizes the largest and most respected conferences for professionals and entrepreneurs who are working in the web and mobile sector, and allows entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas and startups and connect with investors, clients and media. ArabNet runs a content portal that covers news and analysis of the Arab digital sector, and also maintains the ArabNet Startup Database, the most comprehensive database of Arab web and mobile startups on the internet
Co-Founder and Director of Development of the Yale Arab Alumni Association (YAAA), a community of over 200 Yale alumni and affiliates with an active interest in the Arab World.
BA and MBA from Yale University and a background in consulting (Booz & Co) and finance (private wealth management – family office).