Speaker Profile

Hosam Arab

Co-Founder & CEO

Hosam Arab is the Co-Founder and CEO of tabby, a Fintech startup born in the UAE which has become one of the best funded startups in the Middle East with over $130m raised. Previously, Hosam was the Co-Founder and CEO of Namshi, the Middle East’s premier online fashion destination which was fully acquired by Emaar Malls in 2019. Prior to co-founding Namshi, he worked in Private Equity with Waha Capital in Abu Dhabi, managing Waha's portfolio of assets. Hosam earned a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Canada’s Queen's University and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School in Boston.