Founder, Thawani Technologies
From his early years Majid Al Amri was inspired by the limitless possibilities offered by computers, innovative software platforms and emerging technologies. Guided by his spirit of innovation, Majid enrolled with Sultan Qaboos University and graduated as a Computer Engineer in 2003. He has since been using technology to augment and improve every facet of his daily life, be it personal or in the workplace. From the very beginning of his career, Majid quickly earned a reputation as the “go-to” person for tech advice, and how to best implement new systems and solutions.
An individual of deep experience gained in roles across numerous sectors, Majid Al Amri has been involved in the start-up and establishment of few businesses in the past prior to setting up Thawani as the first Omani Mobile Payment Platform in Oman and one of the few in the region and taking up his position as Chief Executive Officer at the company.
Citing his personal motto; “Challenges are the real opportunities”, Majid has continued to push his limits at every opportunity. He participates as a voluntary adviser and mentor for SMEs at Zubair SEC; supporting aspiring entrepreneurs in areas of business modelling, feasibility studies, opportunity identification, problem solving and financial projections. Furthermore, Majid has participated as a keynote speaker at several events touching on subjects such as business challenges, attracting investors, overcoming challenges and working with regulatory authorities.