Ahmed has seven years experience in the nonprofit sector including two years experience in IT Management and 3 years experience in business administration. He has a mixed educational background as an IT Engineer specialized in software programming and embedded systems from the Higher School of Engineering and Technology in Tunis (ESPRIT), a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics and Enterprise Telecommunications from the National School of Electronics and Telecommunications in Sfax. He also has a Master’s Degree in Social Entrepreneurship from the Institute of High Business Studies (IHEC Carthage). Ahmed is the CEO and Co-Founder of Secure Drive Company, which was featured in TechCrunch as one of the top three successful businesses in Tunisia developing ways to improve society and fix endemic economic problems through innovation and creativity. Previously, he has worked as a Project Manager of Unleash Tunisia Venture Bus, which funds a project promoting entrepreneurship and social business in Tunisia. He has also been selected several times to represent his country’s ecosystem of entrepreneurship in many countries including Germany, France, Italy, Egypt, and Morocco. Through these varied experiences, he has developed strong skills in leadership, public speaking, project management, business consulting, digital marketing, sales strategy, customer service, community management, technology, youth development, and social entrepreneurship.
Host Organization: SD Mayer & Associates
Role at Host Organization: Ahmed will be responsible for strengthening SD Mayer & Associates’ current position in the non-profit space, while also expanding upon it. He will help with figuring out which services their clients could be using but are not already, and assessing what non-profit organizations need in a general sense. Ahmed will also help market their firm, cultivate new client relationships, and perpetuate current ones. Additionally, Ahmed will create an internal program to expand the community outreach of our employees.