MENA Summit 2018
Abdulrahman Tarabzouni is CEO and Managing Director of STV, a $500M tech venture fund anchored by STC, the largest telecom company in the Middle East. STV closed its first transaction in December 2016: co-led Careem's (Series D) investment round at a >$1B valuation. Previously, Abdulrahman has led new business development and global partnerships for Google's wireless connectivity and communications efforts out of the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California. Prior to that, he built and scaled Google’s Android/Play business across Eastern Europe, Middle East and North Africa. Abdulrahman first joined Google in 2009 to establish and lead Google’s business operations in emerging markets in the Middle East region out of Dubai. Prior to Google, he co-founded a number of technology ventures in the US and managed different engagements at Oracle, Morgan Stanley, and Blueprint. Abdulrahman attended MIT and received a BSc and MEng in Computer Science and Economics.