Dr. Abdulla Elyas is the Chairman of KSA and Co-Founder of Careem
Prior to joining Careem, Abdulla co-founded enwani, a cloud-based tech startup in Saudi Arabia focused on the home delivery industry that was acquired by Careem in 2014.
Passionate about building the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Middle East, Abdulla is focused on fast scaling businesses that leave significant impact on society and developing talent and future entrepreneurs.
Previously, Abdulla has led multiple management consulting engagements in Europe, the US, South East Asia and the Middle East and currently serves as a board member on a number of public and private companies.
Abdulla graduated with an MSc in Computer Science and holds a PhD in Business Administration honored with a Magna Cum Laude from RWTH Aachen.