Sharifa Al-Barami

Co-Founder and CTO of MarkeetEx

Sharifa is the Co-Founder and CTO of, an e-commerce marketplace that aims to improve lifestyles.

Previously, Managing Director of the Oman Accelerator Fund, a US $15M seed fund and accelerator program aimed at investing in technology startups at the seed stage.

Executive partner and co-owner of AlJazeera Global Services & Investments (AGSI).

Founder of the BizHub Entrepreneurship Centre. Previously, the primary consultant hired to design, execute and manage Oman's first start-up accelerator & seed fund initiative, the "CELL", a CSR initiative for OMIFCO, an Oman Oil Company Subsidiary.

She also spearheaded the set up and launch of the Cisco Entrepreneur Institute for AMIDEAST in Oman in 2010-2011, as Business Consultant, Programs Manager & Trainer.