Fadi Naffah, Program Director – Lebanese Enterprise Development (LED).
Fadi is Lebanon Enterprise Development Program Director at Berytech, a program funded by USAID supporting SME’s to grow. Fadi has worked for more than 17 years with international experience, developing technology solutions and services for a wide variety of clients. His work has typically been at the innovation end of product development, for clients not just in Ag-Food Tech, but also in the consumer, retail, telecom, and industrial markets. He is a computer science engineer by background with an Executive MBA from ESCP Europe, PMP and a certified Business Incubation Management. Fadi works with start-ups (achieving successful license deals and exit) in Africa and the Middle East. Fadi was the Program Manager of Agrytech in Lebanon, the first Agri-Food Innovation Hub in the region funded by the Dutch government. In the Agrytech portfolio, Fadi supported more than 40 start-ups to validate in the market and scale-up. Fadi is Accredited & Qualified Global Mentor (AQGM) from the WBAF (World Business Angel Investment Forum), a Start-ups Mentor with Tony Elumelu Foundation, A Mentor with Mowgli Foundation, and an active Senator at Junior Chamber International (JCI).