Innovation, Investments, Blockchain, Family: Naguib Sawiris

Innovation, Investments, Blockchain, Family: Naguib Sawiris
Naguib Sawiris and Maha Abouelenein at the RiseUp Summit 2021

In today's episode I am sharing my conversation with the chairman of Weather Investments's parent company, the former chairman and CEO of Orascom Telecom Holding, my former boss and mentor, Naguib Sawiris, at this amazing event, RiseUp Summit in Egypt. Back in 2017, I interviewed him for his first appearance at Rise Up and once again I had this pleasure at the end of 2021. We had the chance to talk about innovation and how it requires a little bit of craziness, investments, and family. We also share some funny but meaningful stories of Orascom Telecom’s early days (I was employee number 5), when is the right time to quit your job, and of course the technology of the moment Blockchain. My favorite moment was when Naguib shared the power of believing in yourself.

Wait until the end, I asked him some fun questions and we had a quick Q&A with the audience.

Hope you enjoy this talk as much as I enjoyed doing it. Share your thoughts with me on this conversation - you can find me on Twitter and on Instagram.

Naguib Sawiris on Twitter

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