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About C5 Accelerate
C5 Accelerate (“C5”) is a London, Washington D.C, and Bahrain based technology investment firm. C5 Accelerate is developing a Cloud Accelerator Cluster in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa alongside Amazon Web Services. Its mission is to accelerate best-of-breed start-ups throughout EMEA to meet the growth opportunity being created by the geographic expansion of AWS, the world’s leading cloud computing platform.
Balanced team including both technology experts and experienced business managers.
Proven history of generating revenue.
Willingness to invest management time working with the accelerator program team and other participant companies.
Our management team is led by experienced executives who are known for their performance, agility and integrity. Our bench strength is further enhanced by a unique network of strategic partners known for their leadership in the fields of technology, industry, geopolitics, academia and government.
Eva-Maria Dimitriadis Chief Operating officer
Eva joined C5 to run our worldwide accelerator program. She studied PPP at Oxford University and has spent the last ten years working in the art market. Eva served as Chief of Staff to the CEO at Christie's, where she supported Christie's digital strategy. Prior to that she worked in Business Development focusing on the company’s expansion into growth markets such as India, China, the Middle East and Africa.
Eva is passionate about tech startups and social impact. She sits on the committee of the Audaces Foundation which raises awareness about impact investing amongst next generation leaders
Miss Hadyah M. Fathalla
C5A Executive Director, Bahrain
Hadyah Fathalla is Executive Director for C5 Accelerate and is responsible for public and private sector business in MEA and developing innovative technology ventures. Hadyah previously served as a leading security expert in Bahrain, advising a number of government agencies on topics including security policy, strategy, cybersecurity, and other national security threats and challenges. She holds an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School, concentrating on International Global Affairs and an MA in War Studies from King’s College in London.
C5A Regional Partnership Director, MENA
Chet Rao is a Regional Partnership Director, for C5 Accelerate, across the EMEA region. He is responsible for strategic partnership business development, along with management of current partners including Amazon Web Services. Chet closely works with post revenue cohorts, to help them drive hyper growth. He received his BEng (Hons) from University of Manchester, England.
Program Manager, PeaceTech Accelerator
Bee Heal is Program Manager for the PeaceTech Accelerator, based in Washington, D.C. Previously, Bee lead the Cloud Leadership Centre, the non-profit company within the C5 group that supports charitable and philanthropic organisations working in education, conflict resolution, conservation and veteran welfare. Prior to joining the C5 group, Bee worked for an NGO in the Democratic Republic of Congo on cross-border conflict transformation.
Should you wish to join the team, please contact the C5 Accelerate team about our open positions.
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