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Hadi Aladdin

Co-founder and CEO at CoursePeer, Co-founder and CEO at LyfeUp, Co-founder and Managing Director at Angstron Technologies

Hadi Aladdin is a serial entrepreneur, engineer, and published author. Being a coder since the age of 11, he has founded and grew successful technology ventures with global reach, including: CoursePeer Inc. (www.coursepeer.com), ArabCode.org, LyfeUp Inc. ( www.lyfeup.com), Kula Technologies Inc. ( www.getkula.com), Angstron Technologies Inc. ( www.angstron.com) and others, spanning the fields of education technology, healthcare technology, food ordering technology, software development consulting and Hyperloop (transportation). Hadi’s work has been featured at various reputable publications, including the Harvard Business Review, Deloitte reports, and Dubai School of Government’s Social Media report, and his ventures have been endorsed by government and business leaders such as Justin Trudeau (Canada's Prime Minister), Omar Hamoui (Investment Partner at Sequoia Capital; Former President, Mobile Ads at Google Inc.; Founder of AdMob), Fadi Ghandour (Founder of ARAMEX and Executive Chairman of Wamda Capital), Ahmad Al Shugairi (activist and media figure in the Middle East), Ilse Treurnicht (CEO of MaRS Discovery District), and Majed Al Suwaidi (Managing Director of Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource Zone). Hadi has been invited as a speaker at various international conferences including the MIT Enterprise Forum, The Annual Conference of the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario and the IEEE Young Professionals. He is a frequent judge and mentor at various regional and international incubators and competitions including: Startup Weekend, RIC Centre, ICUBE UTM, Humber College, in5 (Dubai Internet City incubator), TURN8, Smart City App Hack and "The Hatchery“. Hadi holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto, which has recognized him among its top researchers in its Annual Research Report. Hadi has played a vital role in establishing the startup incubation system at the University of Toronto, and he acts as an active founding mentor and judge at the "Entrepreneurship Hatchery" – the formal incubator of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto.