Entrepreneur Ahmed Hakami is setting out to revolutionize the supply chain management industry through his digital platform Supplyfield.
Hakami, the company’s founder and CEO, has more than 25 years of technology experience, having previously worked at companies such as AT&T, financial services firm Raymond James, and startups in New York City.
He expanded his expertise by joining global giants such as Oracle and Microsoft, gaining insights into how technology can fuel innovation.
Hakami ventured into the hospitality industry with Tazia, where he honed his skills in supply chain management, and gained a perspective on hotel operations and global sourcing processes.
Through Supplyfield, he has merged his practical experience and technological expertise to develop a platform aimed at transforming supply chain management.
By linking hospitality investors with comprehensive solutions, Supplyfield seeks to simplify the process leading from conception to implementation, removing barriers that frequently hinder progress.
Hakami’s problem-solving approach is grounded in a belief that innovative solutions frequently originate from unconventional thinking.
He encourages his team to welcome bold ideas and question established norms, nurturing a culture of creativity and experimentation.
Hakami gained an undergraduate degree in management information systems from the University of South Florida, where he also instructed courses in software engineering.
He was a member of the founding team at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, where he played a pivotal role in establishing the Web Application Department and completed over 330 projects.
Hakami holds a certificate in entrepreneurship from Cornell University. He received a President’s Club award at Oracle for the successful digitization of various public and private organizations.