Abdallah Jabbour is the Managing Director of Lebanon for Entrepreneurs (LFE), and a mentor to several start-ups in the Middle East and the US. He is also a cofounder and Board member of Speed@BDD, a Beirut-based start-up accelerator focused on Web, mobile, and digital media. Prior to LFE, Abdallah worked at Oracle Corporation and Cisco Systems in Silicon Valley, in roles that spanned software engineering, business development, business incubation, and corporate strategy. At Abraaj Capital in Dubai, Abdallah worked on early-stage investments in the technology sector, and helped launch Abraaj's technology seed fund. Abdallah holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the American University of Beirut, a Master of Science from MIT, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. He is fluent in Arabic, French, English, Spanish, and Portuguese.