Dr. Eng. Nabil Shalaby
Dr. Eng. Nabil Shalaby is the founder and chairman at Arab Entrepreneur House (ARENHO) consulting firm, co-founder of Delta Technopreneurs Association (DTA), which includes +70 ICT companies from Delta governorates in Egypt. He was selected as the advisor of entrepreneurship and SMEs capacity building for 57 countries, members of Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC). He was the advisor of small industries committee at the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI). He is the author of 32 books, and more than forty research papers pertained to Engineering, ICT, SMEs Development, and Entrepreneurship for the last +30 years’ experience journey. He designed the first Egypt’s Entrepreneurship Ecosystem interactive map, which accommodates 351 entrepreneurship support channels in its version seven. He is the International Council for Small Business, USA (ICSB) award winner for “the most innovative idea” category because of this interactive map. He was selected by Entovation, USA as one of top 100 entrepreneurship and innovation world gurus. He was a jury member of Start with Google award, Saudi SMEs award, Arab Science and Technology Foundation BP competition, MENA100 BP award, and Sultanate of Oman entrepreneurship governmental award. His expertise ranges from on-the-ground practical experience as a designer of military and civil products in the Arab Organization of Industrialization (AOI), SMEs development consultant at the Canadian small and medium enterprises support project, to serving as the director of Mansoura University Technology Incubator, and a regional expert, helping Arab countries to establish small business centers, incubators and foster entrepreneurship on a macro level. He is an expert in the applications of emerging technologies, especially artificial intelligence and the Internet of things and included many of their case studies and practices in his courses that he taught for the departments of Mechatronics and Biomedical engineering, Mansoura University. He also taught many of subjects in ITI Mansoura, faculty of engineering and Misr Higher Institute for Engineering & Technology (M.E.T) in Mansoura, such as: entrepreneurship, manufacturing engineering, project management, marketing, negotiation skills, communication, presentation & pitching skills, team building and leadership skills. He writes periodical articles in Rowad AlAamal International Magazine. He has tens of awards from Egypt and abroad. He holds a PhD degree in engineering from Mansoura University on technology incubation; also MSc degree which covered the SMEs advisory services topic.