Under the Patronage of HE. Mr. Boutros Harb - The Minister of Telecommunications

The 2nd International Conference on Open Source Software Computing (OSSCOM 2016)

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David Munir Nabti

DMN works to support high impact innovation & entrepreneurship in Lebanon and the EuroMENA region. He is Co-founder and CEO (Chief Entrepreneur & Organizer) of AltCity.me (www.altcity.me), a high-intensity startup & innovation hub based in Beirut, and working across Lebanon. He is also co-founder and General Director of Boot Camp SAL (www.bootcamp-lb.com), a leading early-stage startup program in Lebanon and MENA. AltCity is also launching Elevate Accelerator (www.elevatemena.com), a startup accelerator launched in partnership with UNICEF that supports startups working on scalable solutions to deep challenges in Lebanon and MENA, and the SDGs.
DMN worked at his first tech startup at 18 before going to university, and has been involved in tech, new media, and social activism/social entrepreneurship ever since. He grew up between California and Beirut, studied at UC Berkeley (political economy), worked at the UN-FAO in Syria, Stanford University (Communication Dept, Journalism Program), UC Berkeley (Education Dept, Service-Learning Research & Development Center), and Google, as a freelance journalist, and interned at Cisco Systems HQ and KQED (SF public media). He also conducted research on social entrepreneurship, and the relation between regime interests, the education system, and economic development in Egypt. His article on scalability in social entrepreneurship is published in "Social Entrepreneurship in the Middle East - Volume 1". Stay in touch via Twitter at @dmnabti or LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/dmnabti.