Mohamed El KandriCo FounderSmart Transformation Saudi
Mohamed is passionate about blockchain and committed to help grow the ecosystem. With over 11 years’ experience in finance, product design, big data analytics he has always had a passion for innovation.
He is co-founder of the project "Smart Transformation Saudi" at the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Mining with a direct connection to the "Dhahran Techno Valley. The project aims to use new technologies like Blockchain, to contribute to Saudi Arabia’s vision 2030.
He also occupies various executive positions, including CEO of "FA Enterprise System" a company developing decentralized Blockchain solutions such as the "Fast Access Blockchain" the decentralized exchange platform "Exchangily" and the platform "Artcryption"
He leads the strategic initiatives at The BlockchainHub and also led the C-Lab incubation program, the first peer-to-peer community based incubation program for Blockchain startups. ". He is the program manager of the Certification IoT course at The BlockchainHub – York University.
Finally he is a "Durland Innovation Award" recipient for a Blockchain use case; the use case was described as "A cutting edge security technology to protect artists from forgeries and theft.”
He holds a Bachelor degree in Banking and Insurance and two Masters Degrees, the first in Business Administration and Engineering Logistics, the second in Technology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
He is a Certified Ethereum developer and IBM Blockchain Certified.