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This list showcases the top United Arab Emirates based CEO’ operating in the Mobile Payments space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Founder & CEO of Wally
Founder at Wally
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About Wally: The easiest and fastest way to manage your financial life in one place. Get clarity. Get smarter. Get in-control.
Abdulaziz Fahad Al Jouf
Founder & CEO of PayTabs
Abdulaziz Al Jouf is a self-driven and passionate Entrepreneur, who is also the founder and CEO of PayTabs. His love for entrepreneurship and innovation stems from his childhood and university days where his studies mostly focused on technology and eCommerce. In addition to his love of entrepreneurship and innovation, Abdulaziz is committed to giving back to society through mentoring young and budding entrepreneurs to reach their full potential. According to Abdulaziz, the idea of developing a payment gateway came when he realized how difficult it was for MENA SME merchants to get a payment gateway. This in his view hindered the MENA market from reaching its full potential from an online payments and ecommerce perspective, so he proceeded to develop a simple and secure payment platform known today as “PayTabs”. PayTabs was under the wing of Saudi Aramco’s Entrepreneurship Venture “Wa’ed” when it first established after the idea caught the eye of top institutions in KSA. Since then, Abdulaziz and PayTabs gained multiple industry related awards and recognition in renowned magazines such as Entrepreneur and Forbes, and gained exposure in top media outlets such as CNN Arabic, and Sky Arabia.
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About PayTabs: World’s simple and trusted payments since 2014. PayTabs is an award winning, global, B2B online payments Solution Provider.
Founder and CEO of PaySky
Waleed Sadek is the Founder & CEO of PaySky, the disruptive payments platform with a vision of “Democratizing e-payments”, founded in Egypt where it has redefined the whole e-Payments ecosystem in less than 18 months and now expanding into the rest of MEA region & beyond. Prior to founding PaySky, Mr. Sadek founded, co-founded and led multiple startups in FinTech & Enterprise Solutions domains, before starting his entrepreneurial pursue, Mr. Sadek had different management roles at different multinational companies, the latest of which was Visa Inc where he managed New technologies and Innovations for MEA region out of Cairo and Dubai offices and then moved to Visa’s London office to manage Visa’s Strategy for Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa (CEMEA) region.
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About ARMADA USA LLC, BITEL EMEA DMCC, PaySky, Wind Integrated Solution: Next-generation electronic payment solutions provider
Chief Executive Officer of Ajar
Mohammad AlMunaikh is the Chief Executive Officer at Ajar.
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About Ajar: Ajar is a platform empowering landlords and tenants with seamless property management and rent payments.
Founder/ CEO of LupUp
Kasper is a Masters in Management graduate from IE Business School, Madrid, where he specialised in Sales and Marketing. Upon completion of his Masters, Kasper relocated to the Cayman Islands to found two tech-startups at the Cayman Enterprise City (a hub for technology enterprises). He now heads up LupUp’s operations from its office in Dubai.
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About LupUp: Hyperlocal venue based (Tinder) with live (Groupon) style offers
Co-Founder, CEO of Swiftch
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About HCL Nordic, Swiftch: Swiftch is a payment company that provides a mobile application for point of sale.