CEO and Executive Director - IrisGuard Inc.Read More
Qamar Ahmad Al-Tarawneh
Cognitive Neuroscientist and PhysicianRead More
Mohammad Herzallah is a Palestinian cognitive neuroscientist and physician. He his TEDx fellow and founder and director of the Palestinian Neuroscience Initiative at Al-Quds University, which aims to build infrastructure for research and train the next generation of Palestinian neuroscientists. His work is currently focused on deciphering the cognitive correlates of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)–a disease with a prevalence approaching 36 percent in Palestine–and the administration of antidepressants. He hopes that studying MDD in Palestine will address the unique environmental, familial, and clinical aspects of the disease among Palestinians, as well as ultimately help to advance the understanding and clinical treatment of MDD worldwide.
Zein G Hussami is an entrepreneur with over 20 years experience on an international level. Although initially coming from a hospital administration background, he jumped over to new verticals seeking pioneering achievements with a positively high impact on society.
Abdulrahman Asfour, born in 1988 is a fresh graduate in Design and Visual Communication, from the German Jordanian University. His love for desert adventures in 4x4 cars and the relevant work that is constantly carried on the body and engine of his old car gave him the idea of mixing that with what he studied. He loves to work with his hands and away from a desk! He designed and made furniture using scrap automotive parts.
Co-CEO Ketab GroupRead More
Co-CEO Ketab GroupRead More
Mahmoud hold an Electrical Engineer degree from The Hashemite University.
Mahmoud is a renewable energy entrepreneur, he established Taqetna company; Renewable Energy Company specialized in commercializing his invention; Reyah (Arabic word for Wind).
Mahmoud’s invention (Reyah) is an Efficient Vertical Wind Turbine and generates power from wind (4) four times more resourcefully than the common turbine (four Watts verses one), and has the ability to generate power from low speed winds; an important advantage in this part of the world where wind speeds are low in most countries. The size of the turbine, about one meter high, helps ensure that it can be easily and safely used in homes, shops, and any other open space.
Through his invention, Mahmoud aims to provide people with an alternative and cost efficient source of electricity in Jordan and eventually throughout the Arab world.
Mahmoud’s experience and passion for science has won him several awards in 2011 including the ‘CleanTECH Open Award’ and the ‘DAI CleanTech Award.’ He also took part of the ‘Queen Rania National Entrepreneurship Competition’ and won second runner-up prize in the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Competition in Istanbul.