Dr. Al-Rawi is the Founder and CEO of Valuegate Investments, a Saudi-based private investment firm that is focused on investing in a value-adding way in distinctive local and international opportunities primarily in the technology, telecom, healthcare, and energy sectors. Dr. Al-Rawi brings with him a wealth of institutional relationships, investment experience, and senior management experience from his role previously either as a Board or Committee Member or as a Senior Advisor on strategy, finance, investment, and/or execution matters to several regional private and public institutions in Saudi Arabia. Previously, Dr. Al-Rawi was a Founder and Managing Partner of Eastgate Capital Group, a regional private equity and real estate investment firm. Previous to that, Dr. Al-Rawi was with McKinsey & Company, where he served on several regional strategic and operational engagements in the financial, energy, and telecommunications sectors. Dr. Al-Rawi was also a faculty member at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, and prior to that worked for leading telecommunication companies in the United States. Dr. Al-Rawi holds an M.S. degree and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. degree in Management Science & Engineering with a focus on Finance and Investment, all from Stanford University.