Dtec has an ever growing team of passionate and experienced individuals.
William ChappellCFO & EVP Technology & Entrepreneurship
William Chappell is the CFO and EVP of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority. He leads the Technology & Entrepreneurship unit of DSOA and is heading the Investment Committee of Dtec Ventures.
Hans Henrik ChristensenVice President
Hans leads the largest and most economically impactful tech ecosystem in MENA. Previously he has been a successful serial entrepreneur, built the first Siemens ICN nCubator and held various international positions.
Veronica GilesManager – Events and Community Services
Veronica heads our events and community services. She and her team are here to help you connect, collaborate and grow your business.
Khalid AlShaibaniSenior Manager: Sales & Business Development
Khalid heads the Sales and Business Development function at Dtec. He uses his wealth of experience to advise startups on company incorporation and growth strategies.
Parisa BorhaniAssociate Manager
Parisa Kamal heads the Company setup section. She and her team are here to help you register your business in Dtec.
Julien PlouzeauInvestment Manager
Julien is the Investment Manager in charge of the deal flow. He previously spent 7 years building and advising tech startups in the UAE after 3 years as an Investment Banker for Societe Generale CIB in Italy.
Karen MarcosSenior Executive - Research
Karen is a member of the Dtec Ventures Team, the investment arm of Dtec. She is responsible for deal transaction support and due diligence, as well as post-deal governance on portfolio companies.
Corazon ParedesExecutive Assistant - Dubai Technology and Entrepreneurship Centre
Corazon is the Executive Assistant to the Director of Dtec. The glue that holds the team together, she also serves as one of the primary contacts for external offices on Dtec related matters.
Arlene ValderramaSenior Officer
Arlene is a member of Dtec’s Company Setup team. She is one of the first points of contact for all the new and existing clients with respect to their application process and registration.
Khawla AljasmiAdministrator, Dtec Sales
Khawla supports our sales team and ensures that you get the best space for your new business.
Virgilio JR. Cullado JavaluyasOfficer
Virgilio provides operational and administrative support to the Company Setup department.
Roreen’s role is to assist with all coworking and general enquiries. She is also our support staff, providing guidance through the company setup process at Dtec.
You’ll meet Mirza on reception at Dtec Dubai Digital Park. He’s there to assist with all of your enquiries.
Essam MohammedAssociate Manager of Dtec Ventures
Essam is the Associate Manager of Dtec Ventures, in charge of sourcing deals, meeting entrepreneurs, and evaluating investment opportunities.
Roxanne assists with general queries and those on our co-working space. She also provides guidance through the process of company registration at Dtec.
Jeffreysito Rilles LampaAdministrator
Another of Dtec’s frontline team, Jeff is here to answer your questions and support the applications team. You’ll also see Jeff helping with the setup and running of some of Dtec’s events and workshops.
Maryam AlShehhiEvents & Community Team
Maryam works with our Events & Community team, ensuring that you are supported via our events & community engagement activities.