About The Speaker
Mazen Helmy is founder of District Spaces, a leading Egyptian innovation hub, and co-owner of KMT House, Africa’s first urbanTech space. Mazen is a serial entrepreneur with wide experiences in the fields of economic empowerment, Fintech, innovation hubs, and urbanisation. Mazen has managed MENA operations for SoftwareGroup, a leading global Fintech company with a financial inclusion mission, with projects in Egypt, Syria, Afghanistan, Jordan, and Sudan. Mazen graduated from Cairo University, majoring Civil Engineering with minor Environmental Engineering, In 2014, Mazen was selected by Forbes Magazine one of the most promising entrepreneurs in Africa under 30.