Walid Driss has a significant experience in technology and strategy consulting in the digital space, acquired in Telecom industry in Europe, in strategy consulting and sales and marketing in FaceBook in the Middle-and he is the founder of digital and fintech startups.
Walid is the co-founder of Dubai's Global Blockchain Council, which resulted in the announcement of Dubai's Blockchain strategy to conduct all government transactions on a blockchain by 2020. He's currently leading ProsperUs, a start-up aiming to bring the advantages of digital currencies to the mainstream, to achieve financial inclusion and economic empowerment.
Walid graduated from Ecole Polytechnique (France) and ParisTech and holds an MBA from INSEAD.
He is based in Dubai.