Dr. Abdelrahman Zuraik

GIMI Ambassador to Jordan and the U.A.E.

Dr. Zuraik is the President’s adviser for Innovation, technology transfer, and Entrepreneurship at German Jordanian University. Dr. Zuraik is a GIM Institute Innovation Ambassador and certified Global Trainer in Innovation Management. He is also Certified by Harvard University in strategic innovation.

Dr. Zuraik has extensive expertise in developing corporate innovation and entrepreneurial potential via the use of Blue Ocean Strategy, Design Thinking, Lean Startup, Business Model Innovation, and Value Proposition Design frameworks. He is also the Chairman of Jordan’s Scientific Research & Innovation Support Fund Committee (Innovation & Entrepreneurship). Dr. Zuraik has advised several companies in Jordan, the United States, UAE, Oman, Kuwait, and KSA. 

Dr. Zuraik’s primary goal as a serial entrepreneur and innovation expert who founded various startups in diverse industries for over 20 years is to help companies and organizations grow by capitalizing on innovation and intrapreneurial capabilities using robust and cutting-edge processes and frameworks, as well as by creating an innovation culture and promoting collaborative alliances between businesses and their partners.

Dr. Zuraik has vast expertise as a CEO/founder and consultant in various sectors. This provides him with a broad understanding of human and business issues, which he uses to assist businesses to attain better levels of performance via innovation and entrepreneurial leadership.