NEW YORK UNIVERSITY in ABU DHABI CORPORATION – ABU DHABI
NYU Abu Dhabi is pioneering a new model of higher education for a global world, dedicated at once to excellence in teaching and research and to advancing cooperation and progress on humanity’s shared challenges. Drawing on the strengths of the NYU global network, it offers an outstanding liberal arts and sciences education to students from the United Arab Emirates, the United States, and around the world, with a distinctive focus on intercultural understanding and leadership. It supports innovative research and graduate education programs that push forward the frontiers of knowledge and respond in powerful and interdisciplinary ways to vital global and local challenges. NYUAD advances NYU as a model university for the 21st century and contributes in multiple ways to the development of a sustainable, knowledge-based economy in Abu Dhabi.
startAD is an Abu Dhabi-based global accelerator steering seed-stage technology startups to launch, develop, and scale their ventures.
Anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi and powered by Tamkeen, an Abu Dhabi government owned company, the accelerator equips startups to pilot solutions with industry leaders, while enabling corporates to innovate with startups disrupting their core businesses.
Members of the company
Philippe THIRION Managing Director
Ghazi AWAD Managing Partner
Stéphanie JAHN Consultant Middle East
Bruno MORIOU Proposals Director, Abu Dhabi Operations Center
Nihal SHAIKH Marketing and Communications Manager
Christophe SASSOLAS President Total E&P UAE and Total Country Chair in the UAE
Laurent CLEMENT Managing Director & CEO EDF Middle East
Dr. Daniele PFEFFER Support Functions Director
Massimo BIANCHI Managing Director, Abu Dhabi Operations Center