Ibrahim Al-Zuhaimeel is the co-founder and CEO of OCEANX, a Saudi-based consulting firm established in 2012 that provides consultative services to the public and private sectors through its four primary practices: Innovation, human capital, finance, and market research.
Al-Zuhaimeel is a financial advisor with an MBA from Griffith University, Australia, and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from King Saud University.
He gained a Fintech certificate from Harvard University, VC University from Berkeley Law Executive Education, and a certificate in competitive strategy programs from INSEAD Executive Education.
He is also a valuer of economic facilities, certified by the Saudi Authority for Accredited Valuers (Taqeem), and has managed and advised many incubators and accelerators in Saudi Arabia.
Al-Zuhaimeel has created and built several innovation centers and programs, in addition to executing numerous operating plans for licensing innovation-platform facilities, including incubators, accelerators, and joint workspaces.
Al-Zuhaimeel is also a member of the projects evaluation committees for various funds, including Nami and Deem-Al Manahil.
Al-Zuhaimeel is also a co-founder of the Testahel app and a board member of multiple companies, including Prexle, VoM, The Stock, Business Noura, Laheeb, The Chefz, Order, and WeDeliver.
Al-Zuhaimeel advised those who wish to establish their own companies to be tenacious and seize opportunities.
He said: “Your idea is not yours until you start implementing it. Mistakes happen. Do not give up. Learn from your mistakes, change the plan, and start over.”