Wael Nafee

Careem | VP of Product

Wael is a Y Combinator alumnus and serial entrepreneur who has co-founded startups in the Silicon Valley and the Middle East. He was one of the early employees of Careem and held roles including VP of Product Development and currently heads Careem’s Platform Division, leading Careem’s vision to become a Super App company. Wael studied Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo in Canada and has built technology products used by tens of millions of users worldwide, featured in publications such as TechCrunch, TheNextWeb, Engadget, and many others. He is an advisor to VCs and startups in the region and is passionate about building tech capacity and fostering entrepreneurship in the MENA region.

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