Event: Credit Suisse Sustainability Network - Emerging Markets: A View from the Ground Up
On June 27, the Credit Suisse Sustainability Network will present “A View from the Ground Up” with AllWorld Network. AllWorld Network was founded at Harvard Business School to find and scale all the growth entrepreneurs of the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America. AllWorld strives to address the challenge of scaling growth and job creation by putting top entrepreneurs on the global radar screen. Panelists will represent their start-up companies in diverse sectors across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia with top-line growth rates as high as 50%.
Thurs, June 27, 5:00-8:30pm EST
11 Madison Ave
Paul Calello Auditorium, EMA floor 2B
Nasir Chowdhry, MD, Medipak Limited, Pakistan
Obinna Ekezie, MD, Wakanow.com, Nigeria
Yavuz Eroglu, Founder, SEMPlastik, Turkey
Rachid Harrando, CEO, NetPeas, Morocco
Slim Ben Mansour, CEO, SAMSTECH, Tunisia
Ghassan Ayoubi, MD, Rubicon, Jordan
Medipak Limited Pakistan is a pioneer and trend-setter in infusion therapy life-saving products. Through numerous expansions and foreign collaborations, Medipak has evolved into one of the top national pharmaceutical companies in Pakistan. The company has also established a healthcare services segment to provide high quality and cost effective treatments.
Wakanow.com is Nigeria’s first and leading online travel company that provides customers with everything they need to research, plan and purchase a trip locally and globally. Established in 2008, Wakanow was founded as Nigeria’s first online travel company to bridge the gap and inefficiencies in Nigeria’s online travel space and was recently named the 5th fastest growing company in Nigeria.
SEM Plastik is an original equipment manufacturer in Turkey for the electronic and telecommunications sectors. SEM’s efforts are always customer-focused, innovative, respectful, and socially responsible. SEM reflects its social responsibility not only in field of plastics production but also through supporting several NGOs in the Middle East.
NetPeas, based in Morocco, is a software-as-a-service company providing security auditing and internet access to centrally-hosted software. With global IT security spending projected to rise from $55 billion to $71 billion in the next three years, NETpeas is well positioned to ride this wave while ushering in a new generation of startups that connect North Africa to Silicon Valley.
SamsTech is Tunisia’s leading provider of IT Solutions & IT Services for small and medium-sized companies, delivering affordable, best practices technology solutions. SamsTech is involved in several complex IT projects in Africa and is proud to have the governments of Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco as a customers.
Rubicon Studios is a Middle Eastern digital content production company based in Jordan. Rubicon develops entertainment and educational content across multiple platforms and handheld devices including feature films, TV series, short “webisodes” and immersive media, as well as designing and producing original content for themed entertainment attractions across the Middle East and North Africa.