The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is divided into 13 regions, one which is the Ha’il region. Through MIT REAP, MIT REAP Team Ha’il and North Saudi Arabia will strive to increase Ha’il’s GDP, generate sustainable jobs in various sectors and strengthen the economy structure of the region.
MIT REAP Team Ha’il and North Saudi Arabia consists of stakeholders from Ha’il Principality, Alalia Regional Ecosystem Development Fund, ARAMCO, University of Ha’il, Small and Medium Enterprises General Authority (Monshaat), and Almarai.
Innovation Ecosystem Stakeholder Model
H.R.H Prince Faisal bin Fahd bin Muqrin Al Saud
Champion Deputy Governor Ha’il Principality
Sami Al Hussaini
Champion Vice Governor, Planning & Development, Small and Medium Enterprises General Authority (Monshaat)
Executive Vice President, Almarai
Regions Initiatives Development Senior Specialist, Monshaat
CEO, Shawarma Classic Company
Dr. Talal Alsaif
Dean of Research and Consulting Services Institute at University of Ha'il
Chairman, National Development Program NDP
Managing Director, Bohoor International Investment Company
Dr. Fahad Al Jarboa
CEO, Saudia Private Aviation Company
Strategist, General Authority of Civil Aviation
Core Regional Metrics
Ability to develop new to the world innovations from inception through to the market.
Culture & Community
The population size of the region is 1,500,000.
Ability to start and build new to the world businesses from inception to maturity.