Habib Haddad

Habib Haddad

Managing Partner

Habib is the founding Managing Partner of the E14 Fund, the MIT Media Lab affiliated venture fund. His investments include Figur8, Wise Systems, Thruwave, OPT Industries,  Kiwi Technologies, Overjet,  Formlabs, Tulip and more.

Prior to E14 Fund he was part of multiple startups in the Boston and the Middle East. From 2011 to 2016 he was the founding CEO of Wamda, a platform of entrepreneurship programs, networks and venture fund focused on the Middle East and North Africa region.

Before Wamda, Habib was based in Boston where he founded Yamli a linguistics startup that he exited to Yahoo! In 2012. He was also the founding member of Mok3, a venture backed MIT CSAIL spinoff that developed an image based modeling software.

In 2009, the World Economic Forum recognized Habib as a Young Global Leader and was named as a top innovator under 35 (TR35) by the MIT Technology review in 2011. In 2013, He was the Vice Chair of the World Economic Forum council on entrepreneurship and currently sits on the Global Future Council on Systems and Platforms.

Habib holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer and Communication Engineering from the American University of Beirut and a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California.