Habib Haddad

Director's Office
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Habib is the founding Managing Partner of the E14 Fund, the MIT Media Lab affiliated venture fund. 

He is serial entrepreneur and an early stage investor. Prior to E14 he was the founding CEO Wamda, a platform of entrepreneurship programs, networks and venture fund focused on the Middle East and North Africa region.

Before Wamda, Habib was based in Boston where he founded Yamli a linguistics startup, whose technology he sold to Yahoo! In 2012.  He was also the founding member of Mok3, a venture backed MIT CSAIL spinoff that developed an image based modeling software

In 2009, the World Economic Forum recognized Habib as a Young Global Leader and was named as a top innovator under 35 (TR35) by the MIT Technology review in 2011. In 2013, He was the Vice Chair of the World Economic Forum council on entrepreneurship and currently sits on the Global Future Council on Systems and Platforms.

Habib holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer and Communication Engineering from the American University of Beirut and a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California. 

Habib is the founding Managing Partner of the E14 Fund, the MIT Media Lab affiliated venture fund. 

He is serial entrepreneur and an early stage investor. Prior to E14 he was the founding CEO Wamda, a platform of entrepreneurship programs, networks and venture fund focused on the Middle East and North Africa region.

Before Wamda, Habib was based in Boston where he founded Yamli a linguistics startup, whose technology he sold to Yahoo! In 2012.  He was also the founding member of Mok3, a venture backed MIT CSAIL spinoff that developed an image based modeling software

In 2009, the World Economic Forum recognized Habib as a Young Global Leader and was named as a top innovator under 35 (TR35) by the MIT Technology review in 2011. In 2013, He was the Vice Chair of the World Economic Forum council on entrepreneurship and currently sits on the Global Future Council on Systems and Platforms.

Habib holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer and Communication Engineering from the American University of Beirut and a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California.