Dr. Riad Hartani


Riad has spent the last two decades contributing to the development of Internet, Mobile and AI technologies, mostly out of the Silicon Valley, building multiple leading technology startups, advising on strategic investments and rolling out innovative technologies all over the world.

He has led many industry firsts in the areas of wireless/internet network design, web scale data architectures, Space Internet and AI. He is well versed in the technology startups, innovation and investment eco-systems globally.

Riad holds two Engineering and a Master degree. He was awarded a Doctorate in AI with highest honors from the University of Paris and finalized his doctoral and post-doctoral work at the University of California, Berkeley - all by age 25.

Sweet spot:

  • Innovation
  • Startups
  • Technology
  • 5G, LEO, Blockchain, AI