Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Khaldoon Tabaza is Founder and Managing Director of iMENA Holdings, a group dedicated to investing in, building and partnering with consumer online businesses in the MENA region. He is also Founder of Zad Capital, a hybrid venture capital and business incubation platform. His previous firm, Riyada Ventures, an SME and VC firm founded in 2005, was acquired by the Abraaj Group in November 2009. Throughout his career, Tabazan has been involved in 80+ high-impact growth businesses, including co-founding, managing, and advising firms and investment funds in Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and the United States. Sectors of expertise include Internet, technology, media, telecommunication and healthcare. Tabaza holds a degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Jordan. He has also completed the Young Global Leaders Leadership and Policy education component at the Harvard Kennedy School. In 2010, he was chosen as a Fellow of the Kauffman Fellows Program in Palo Alto, California.