Managing Director, M2G Innovation
Adel Hameed is a Bahraini entrepreneur, investor, and advisory consultant specializing in developing technology based products and early stage startups. He co-founded M2G Innovation (www.m2ginnovation.com), an industrial accelerator, with its first global strategic investor, BFG International (www.bfginternational.com). During his days at Bahrain Economic Development Board, he played a key role in attracting to Bahrain such as AWS and retaining global ICT brands such Huawei. He also contributed to developing the blue-print for creating the startup ecosystem in Bahrain and attracting major accelerators such as TechStars, F6L, and Brinc. He invested directly and through M2G Innovation into startups in Bahrain and the US in various industries such as artificial intelligence, water conservation, industry 4.0, video games, and online marketplaces. His key areas of expertise include business development, building and managing teams for innovation, opportunity due diligence, negotiating proposals, problem solving through critical analytical thinking, and financial modeling. He is an MBA graduate with specialization in international business operations, and a LEAD graduate from Stanford GSB specializing in corporate innovation. He is keen at working with smart entrepreneurs and solving global problems.