Executive Chairman, TA Telecom
AMR SHADY is the founder and CEO of Reveel, and chairman of TA telecom, an award-winning company that builds mobile content platforms and analytic tools. By earning the prestigious ranking of Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA, TA telecom is recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in the region for achieving remarkable revenue growth. With over 16 years of executive experience in the mobile industry, Amr’s vision earned TA telecom, the company he co-founded at the age of 23, the engagement of over 10 million users, an analytics-based spinoff in Silicon Valley, and several awards including the Red Herring Top 100 Global award for 2015’s most promising private technology ventures. Amr is an active member of the esteemed Endeavor network, after being selected as one of 604 high-impact entrepreneurs from a pool of almost 29,000 applicants in emerging markets. Through Endeavor, he continues to strategically scale the TA Telecom Group and catalyze its long-term growth. Amr also serves as an Endeavor Egypt board member. He is actively involved in fostering the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the MEA region by advising and mentoring entrepreneurs. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Canada’s Dalhousie University, where he enrolled at the age of 16. Amr also holds a master’s degree in Business Analytics at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.