Habib Al AssaadExecutive Co-Director at AFAQ Group
Habib Al Assaad Bader is a triple-bottom-line, values-transformation-exec. governing and operating in the virtual b-rooms, C-, and D-suites of ethical tertiary-to-quinary industries & civic sector organisations toward systemic futuring. While contributing actively or formerly to innovation-DNA'd teams — including Miraki in Harvard Square as ex-Managing Director, Canada’s Revitalife as interim Chief Operating Officer (COO), the AFAQ Group for General Investments as Executive Co-Director, and as Board Director at the public Brighter AB (NASDAQ OMX:BRIG) — he intercedes as advisor & gentry to members of sovereign dynasties in the G.C.C., Europe, and U.S. Previously, Hab held commercial and corporate-philanthropy tenures spanning 66 countries at ORACLE, Motorola, and GM, then entered the ethical venture scene (the Oryx SIS banking fund as its upstart CEO, and Impact Hub as a local Founding Partner/Maker— while co-creating a global Community of Practice for this change-acceleration network). A 2002 AUS Pioneers recipient by H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Al-Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah, he has been among participants of the 1st INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Programme in Fontainebleau (2006) and the 1st EDSF scholar outside the United States. Heritaged from a Mediterranean U.N. D-2 family, his domiciles included California’s scenic Monterey and the populous deserts of Dubai, Riyadh, and Black Rock City, while shuttling between the British Isles for numerous family ties.
He is presently stewarding futures as the instigator of the Kₓ2™ project, a series of real-world experiments for soft-testing post-COVID19 scenarios, pending societal re-emergence.