Moataz Helmy

Moetaz Helmy is the Chairperson of AfriLabs, the largest network of Innovation and Technology hubs consisting of 350 member hubs across 52 African countries. AfriLabs member hubs and its community create more than $1 Billion in Wealth for the African Tech Economy yearly through hundreds of Digital Innovation Hubs, thousands of incubated Entrepreneurs, and associated Tech Startups and Investors.Moetaz is also the lead implementing partner for the Diaspora Meta Lab at Meta/Facebook which aims to support African Diaspora in Europe using XR/VR. He was appointed Board Member at Digital Africa. A French-African project initiated by the French president Macron pledging €130 M to support African Startups. Also, He is co founding partner at Hubiquitous creating 5G – IOT – AI Infrastructure in Africa funded by the European Commission. In 2020, Moetaz was appointed Executive Director at Rollo Africa at the African Union supporting 120 African Businesses post Covid-19.