Khalid Ismail
Founder & Chairman - KIangel
Founder and Chairman of Kiangel, an angel investment fund investing in early-stage startups in Egypt (2011). Founder of SySDSoft (2003-2011), which has been acquired by Intel in March 2011. Managing Director of Intel Mobile Communications (2011-2014). Senior Advisor of the Egyptian Minister of CIT ( 2004 and 2007). VP of Engineering at Ellipsis Digital Systems (2000-2002) Managing Director of GEMMA (1997-2000) Research Staff Member at IBM’s TJ Watson Research Center (1989-1997). Ph.D. from MIT in 1989. IEEE Fellow since 1997. Published over 160 papers in international journals and holds 22 US patents. Recipient of the Eta Kappa Nu “Best Young Electrical Engineer in the US” award in 1994, and the Shuman Award for the “Young Arab Engineer” in 1995.