Hans Shakur

Entrepreneur and Innovation Catalyst, Ascend Foundry | ScienTech, Israel

Tech and Social Entrepreneur, Director, Innovation and Business Strategist, Economic Development Specialist, Ecosystem Catalyst, Lecturer and Public Speaker. In the recent years, I've been engaged in advancing tech innovation, economic development, public diplomacy and impact creation, all of which aiming to augment the Innovation Ecosystem, and to foster collaboration, inclusion and a better future across the MENA region. Recently, a partner in planning and formulating a 5-Year Policy Plan for the Advancement of Hi-Tech, Innovation and economic development in Arab society in Israel (initiated by NALCCI, in cooperation with Tsofen and Deloitte). The plan was approved recently by the Israeli Government with an allocated budget of ILS 600 Million.