INSEAD Tech Talk Special

Wed, 19 February 2020, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

INSEAD Middle East Campus, Abu Dhabi

MAGNiTT Report

Join us for a Tech Talk Special on platforms, business model adaptation and strategic agility in the MENA region and explore the journey of Careem from a small private limousine booking business to a Middle East unicorn. The talk will be followed by an informal gathering at Coya Lounge – an opportunity to share ideas, expertise and stories.We will go on to discuss the wider implications of these trends and how or if policy should try to stop this trend.

6:30 – 6:35 PM

 

Introductory remarks

    • Neil Jones, Senior Affiliate Professor of Strategy, INSEAD

6:35 – 6:50 PM

 

Overview of MENA Venture Investment

6:50 – 7:20 PM

 

Careem – Selling Rides or Selling Tech? Strategic Agility and Scope in a Platform Business

    • Neil Jones, Senior Affiliate Professor of Strategy, INSEAD
    • Selim Turki, Product Director – Product Market Fit, Careem

7:20 – 8:00 PM

 

 

 

The Rise and Challenges of Platforms in MENA

    • Selim Turki, Product Director – Product Market Fit, Careem
    • Joy Ajlouny, Founder & former CMO, Fetchr
    • Moderated by Neil Jones, Senior Affiliate Professor of Strategy, INSEAD

8:00 – 8:30 PM

Q&A

 

For more information on Tech Talks @ INSEAD, please visit digital.insead.edu/tech-talks