Emile is a Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Silicon Badia focusing on investments in the Middle East region. Emile is currently a director or advisor of several regional tech companies, including Vezeeta, Eon Dental, SWVL, and Mixed Dimensions (MXD). Previously, Emile served as Managing Director of IV Holdings, as well as served as Director of Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Director of Oasis500, Director of Shabakat, as well as other organizations geared towards the development of the tech ecosystem in Jordan and the Arab World. He was selected as a member of the Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum in 2006, and in 2012 was selected a Fellow of the Aspen Institute.
He graduated from the University of Southern California and completed the Senior Executive Program at the Harvard Business School. He is married with three children.