About The Speaker
Walid Sultan Midani
A video game enthusiast and pioneer, Walid Sultan Midani is the founder and CEO of DigitalMania Studio, the first video game development studio in Tunisia. The company is now moving beyond 2D gaming and develops video games using VR and AR technologies. Walid also mentors other entrepreneurs who are working to establish their startups and raise funds, and is working on the launch of a startup accelerator in Tunisia. Outside of gaming, Walid collaborates with NGOs advocating freedom of speech in the region. Walid graduated in 2008 from ESPRIT-Tunsia with a degree in IT engineering.