Dr. Ayman Ismail

Dr. Ayman Ismail

Dr. Ayman Ismail

Ayman Ismail is the Jameel Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship at the American University in Cairo School of Business, the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the Founding Director of the AUC Venture Lab. He received his PhD in International Economic Development from MIT. Previously he was a consultant with McKinsey & Company’s Business Technology Office in New York, a research fellow at Harvard Kennedy School, and a co-founder and Managing Partner at Enovio Consulting. He is a World Economic Forum (WEF) Young Global Leader (YGL); a cofounder, angel investor and board member in several fast-growing startups in mobile payments, microfinance, logistics and digital media.