Dec 2022

BESE Seminar

Fall 2022 Sustainability Seminar Series-Entrepreneurship as a vehicle for sustainable development

Hattan Ahmed
01 Dec, 2022
01:00 PM – 02:00 PM

The world is at a pivotal point addressing the global climate concerns. Deep tech innovation is one of the critical components to find solutions for the global challenges. This session will share some thoughts on how founders can play a significant role addressing the major climate concerns towards building a sustainable future.

Hattan is the Entrepreneurship Director at KAUST delivering the university’s entrepreneurship vision. He believes in young people as change agents of the future and that universities play a key role in creating national economic impact. In his role as an advocate for innovation, Hattan works across the entire entrepreneurship ecosystem in the Kingdom, delivering entrepreneurship training, creating corporate innovation programs, and investing in startups that will contribute to the national transformation agenda.

Hattan has a diverse background in industry, startups and academia. As a startup co-founder, he brings a successful entrepreneurial background to his role, having navigated early stage growth to acquisition. He brings a rich background in Information Technology to his role, with experience in system design development and implementation within industries ranging from oil and gas, travel, and retail.

This event is brought to you by Students for Sustainability, with the support of the Office of Student Life and the Head of KAUST Sustainability, Dr. Ana Margarida Costa. Should you have any questions, please contact us at s.square@kaust.edu.sa

Event Quick Information

01 Dec, 2022
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2 (2325)