Omar is Managing Director at DASH Ventures where he currently manages a diversified portfolio of nine investments covering several industries including Energy, Tech, Digital Media, Entertainment, and Film; spanning stages including Greenfield, Seed, Early ,Growth, and Expansion stages.

Prior to DASH, Omar was a Venture Principal at IV Holdings, a pioneering Arab Venture Capital firm and wholly-owned subsidiary of Accelerator Technology Holdings, that focuses on investments in early-stage technology ventures in the Online Services and Digital Media domains across the Arab World.

Omar serves on the boards of several start-up ventures and provides additional support to the entrepreneurial community via various mentorship programs including Endeavor, Oasis500, and SeedStartup. Omar is also a founding member of Middle East Technology Pioneers Exchange (METPE), a non-profit aimed at connecting high-impact technology pioneers in the Middle East to their global counterparts in order to promote entrepreneurship, encourage cross-border partnerships, and facilitate knowledge exchange.

Omar has over 12 years of international work experience in the Finance, Banking, Venture Capital and Private Equity domains. He worked with Merrill Lynch in London and Dubai prior to returning to Jordan to join Capital Bank of Jordan as Vice President of its Investment Banking arm.

Omar holds an MBA from Cass Business School (City University London) in the UK with a focus on strategy and entrepreneurship, and a double major BSc in Finance and Management from Tulane University in the US.

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