Speaker Profile

Onsi Sawiris

Onsi is a Co-founder and Managing Partner at HOF Capital. He sits on the boards of ItaliaOnline (BIT:IOL), Voltaire Capital, Digital World Capital, Mach Music and World Capital Services. Previously, Onsi worked at Arma Partners, a global TMT-focused M&A advisory firm, where he advised technology companies on complex cross-border transactions. He also co-founded Energal, a hyperlocal sustainable energy company tackling distribution inefficiencies in emerging markets. Earlier in his career, Onsi worked at Switch Supernap, a designer and operator of ultra-advanced data centers; Digital World Capital, a telecom-focused alternative investment management firm; UBS, a global investment bank; and INQ Mobile, a developer of mobile handsets and software. Onsi is particularly interested in data analytics, cloud-based technologies, and machine learning. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was a member of the university’s Mechanical Engineering Honor Society.