Mohamed is a Blockchain enthusiast who is passionate about Blockchain technology and committed to helping grow the Blockchain ecosystem around the world.
He has over 11 years of experience in finance, marketing, education, hospitality, product design, big data analytics and strategy with well-renowned organisations. He is a strong critical thinker and has a passion for innovation.
Mohamed is very active in the Blockchain space, he occupies various executive positions, including CEO of "FA Enterprise System" a company developing decentralized Blockchain solutions such as the "Fast Access Blockchain" platform, the decentralized exchange platform "Exchangily" and the platform "Artcryption" to protect and manage the intellectual property on Blockchain.
He leads the strategic initiatives at The BlockchainHub and also led the C-Lab incubation program, the first peer-to-peer community-based incubation program for Blockchain startups. He was also a mentor at the Blockchain for Social Impact Hackathon, the first international decentralized impact accelerator, where teams around the world solved challenges around financial inclusion, supply chain, identity & vulnerable populations and energy & environment. His research is keenly focused on the intersection of Blockchain with other technologies, what he likes to call "The Autonomous Revolution". This has lead him to be the program manager of the Certification IoT course at The BlockchainHub – York University.
He is also the co-founder of the project "Smart Transformation Saudi" at the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Mining with a direct connection to the "Dhahran Techno Valley", an innovation center grouping a dozen global companies like Aramco, HoneyWell and General Electric. The project aims to use new technologies like Blockchain, to contribute to Saudi Arabia’s vision 2030.
He is a member of the Internet Society Blockchain Special Interest group and had the opportunity to co-author a white paper on over-the-top services policy and how Blockchain technology can help solve problems such as worldwide broadband connectivity, copyright infringement and decentralised partnership models. He presented the white paper at the International Telecommunication Union meeting in Geneva, Switzerland.
Mohamed is a member of the "Global Blockchain Consortium" and the international group "Blockchain Advisory Council", he also co-organized a Hackathon that gathered more than 150 participants at York University in Toronto, a Hackathon that was described as one of the few Blockchain agnostic competitions (Covering the various Blockchain platforms).
Furthermore, Mohamed is a "Durland Innovation Award" recipient for a Blockchain use case; the use case was described as "A cutting edge security technology to protect artists from forgeries and theft.” He is also holder of the "Beta Gamma Sigma International Award”, the highest recognition a business student can receive, anywhere in the world.
Finally, Mohamed is fluently trilingual and holds a Bachelor degree in Banking and Insurance and two Masters Degrees, the first in Business Administration and Engineering Logistics, the second in Technology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He is a Certified Ethereum developer and IBM Blockchain Certified.
Mohamed continues his research on some of the roadblocks of Blockchain mainstream adoption including scalability, interoperability and privacy.