Meet WUZZUF Team

at RiseUp18

Our team is coming this year with multiple activities that will fit you whether you are a fresh graduate or Senior Executive!

This year is big, this year is different!

In Partnership with

For the fifth year in a row, WUZZUF Egypt's leading Career Destination platform is participating as one of the main strategic partners in this year's round of RiseUp Summit.


RiseUp Summit is the MENA region’s biggest innovation and entrepreneurship summit taking place on December 7, 8 and 9 in the heart of Downtown Cairo. 


This year, RiseUp is placing a spotlight on the behind the scenes of the startup world. They are focusing on how startups can surpass the real and raw problems they face by being resourceful and using what they have around them. 


Aiming high, yet staying grounded.


You can find out more information (and purchase tickets to #RiseUp18) through RiseUp Summit website and join the Facebook event.


#GroundedExperiences #AimHighStayGrounded

December 7, 8 and 9

The Greek Campus

Explore Jobs at 

Startups

Networking and Career Activities

You can find us Here!

Talks, Panels and Workshops

Startup Support 

Booth

Talent Support 

Booth

Click on the activity to show the details

Networking and Career Activities

December 8th, 2018

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Uber Eats Office

The Greek Campus

Startup Talent Matchmaking

For the third year in a row, WUZZUF, in collaboration with RiseUp, organizes WUZZUF Startup Talent Matchmaking Event: Egypt’s biggest matchmaking event that connects startups with senior managers, directors and CxOs, interested in finding key positions in growing startups.

For the first time in RiseUp Summit, WUZZUF, in collaboration with RiseUp, organizes WUZZUF Career Coaching Event, that will help junior and experienced professionals to understand how to use their potential and the current job market trends to make better career decisions through several sessions and career circles.

Career Coaching

December 9th, 2018

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

AlMaqarr Office

The Greek Campus

Startup Support Booth

Partners Area, AUC Tahrir Campus

Our strategic business team from Business Development, Programs and Outreach & Partnerships teams will be attending RiseUp18 summit to support all the attending companies and startups from early stage to expansion stage ones through our wide range of programs and B2B services and solutions.

Talks, Panels and Workshops

Ameer Sherif is CEO and co-founder WUZZUF and Forasna -Egypt's leading online recruitment platforms for white-collar professionals and blue-collar workers respectively. Collectively, both platforms receive more than 3 million visits monthly and helped 25,000+ companies hire more than 300,000 people over the past few years. Since co-founding the startup 9 years ago, Ameer managed to bootstrap for 3 years during the tough Egypt revolution years until reaching profitability and then successfully fundraising from top US and European VCs. He raised a total of $8m along the way and built a team of 280 employees. 

CEO and Co-founder

Ameer Sherif

Keynote Speech

The WUZZUF Journey: Bootstrap to Series B

Founders and CEOs

Preferred Attendees:

Ameer will tell the WUZZUF fundraising story and focus on the key tips and learnings, including: When to start fundraising? MVP and traction milestones. Tips on bootstrapping Tips on raising from Friends, Family, and Angel investors. Local vs global accelerators? General or specialized VCs? How to select them? Tips on term sheet negotiations and the process

Outline

December 8th, 2018

10:50 am - 11:10 am

Main Capital Stage

The Greek Campus

Fireside Chat

The Scaling Up Journey and its Challenges

Founders and CEOs

Preferred Attendees:

How to select investors? The relationship between entrepreneur and investor at different stages. Challenges of scaling up the business from early to growth stage Scaling up different functions Building initial team vs growing and developing the team vs hiring senior executives Managing stress and support groups for founders and CEOs The best books and resources to help with managing organization growth  

Outline

December 8th, 2018

11:10 am - 11:40 am

Main Capital Stage

The Greek Campus

Head of People & Culture

Aya Waheed

Aya Waheed is Head of People & Culture at BasharSoft. She joined the company back in 2013 when the team was just 8 team members, initially as an Account Manager. From there she played different roles in sales, operations, quality, and admin. In 2015, she moved into HR, back when the company was only 30 team members until today with 250+ team members. During this period, she focused on culture, employee satisfaction, and building one of Egypt's most positive and enjoyable working environments.

Workshop

HR for Startups: from Early to Growth Stage

Founders, CEOs, HR, and Managers at startups less than 50 team members

Preferred Attendees:

  • HR at startups vs HR at corporates 
  • At the beginning… The CEO/founders play the role of HR. Do’s and don’ts
  • How the HR function evolves at startups from 10...25...50...100 team members.
  • When is the best time to have a full-time HR?
  • HR functions, what are they and when do you need them?
  • Culture impact on Hiring, Promoting and Firing. 
  • Top performers Vs people managers.

Outline

December 7th, 2018

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Falak Hall

The Greek Campus

Islam Heggo is playing the role of researching algorithms and developing intelligent personalized solutions at BasharSoft. Heggo is a passionate product manager, engineering lead and research assistant with 6+ years of experience. He led the development of various intelligent modules in WUZZUF & FORASNA. He is managing the development of Search Engines, Recommender Systems, Ranking Models, Matching Algorithms, Personalized Assistants, and many other modules. Heggo and the machine learning team at Basharsoft aim to make WUZZUF & Forasna the most sophisticated e-recruitment platforms in the middle east, powered by the latest aspects of artificial intelligence.

Technical Product Manager & Machine Learning Lead

Islam Heggo

Workshop

Principles, Data & Algorithms for Building Personalized Hybrid Recommendation Engines

Product Managers, Data Scientists, Software Engineers, Technical Leads and CTOs

Preferred Attendees:

  • Information Overload
  • Recommendation Engines Value
  • Non-Personalized Recommendation Engines
  • Personalized Recommendation Engines
  • Algorithms & Approaches of Personalized Recommendation Engines
  • Data Influencement & Consideration for Personalized Recommendation Engines
  • Hybridization Techniques in Personalized Recommendation Engines

Outline

December 9th, 2018

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

  Jameel Hall

The Greek Campus

Ahmed Desouki is currently leading the Business Development Team at BasharSoft, the company behind WUZZUF and FORASNA, Egypt's leading platforms for white-collar and blue-collar recruitment. Desouki’s role is focusing on client-related activities, strategic partnerships, aiming to maintain both business growth and excellent user's experience. Started his early career in advertising sales filed right before joining mass communication college to study marketing and business. Through this period, he found himself diving deep into Sales and Customer Success formula implementation in multinationals for 5 years before moving to his last latest stop at Basharsoft.

Senior Business Development Executive

Ahmed Desouki

Fireside Chat

The Purpose-Driven Career: Myth or Possibility?

All summit attendees.

Preferred Attendees:

December 9th, 2018

12:40 pm - 1:00 pm

  Main Capital Stage

The Greek Campus

Mostafa Hassan is a Product Marketing Manager at BasharSoft, the company behind WUZZUF and FORASNA, Egypt's leading platforms for white-collar and blue-collar recruitment. Mostafa is leading the product marketing efforts for FORASNA, disrupting the grey/blue collar job market in Egypt. Majoring in Economics, he kept his passion for marketing starting from his college years and after graduation where he led many marketing initiatives till he joined BasharSoft in 2015 as a Senior Marketing Specialist and later becoming the Product Marketing Manager of FORASNA, helping FORASNA to reach a database of 1M+ in three years job seekers and supporting 10K+ companies across Egypt.

Product Marketing Manager

Mostafa Hassan

Explore Jobs at Startups

Young or Experienced

Find the best and latest startup Jobs in Egypt. Discover careers at the top startups now hiring in Egypt.

Manager or Executive

The one-of-its-kind event that connects startups with senior professionals seeking opportunities in the startup ecosystem!

If you are a professional passionate about joining a startup

Talent Support Booth

HIPOs Area, AUC Tahrir Campus

Our career coaching and talent development teams will be attending RiseUp18 summit to support all the professionals attending the submit through our wide range of programs and talent services and solutions.

© 2018 WUZZUF. All Rights Reserved. Owned by BasharSoft, LLC.