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Meet the founder

“The Asher Center is here to enable the USEK community to enhance their knowledge, challenge their thinking, explore new ideas and ultimately, act on these ideas to create new products and services to support the economic development and sustainability of Lebanon.”

Meet the Managing Team

Meet the people who make this vision a reality

Elias Abou-Fadel

Elias Abou-Fadel

Head of The Asher Center
Board of Trustees at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK)
Managing Partner at BD Consult
Holder of an MBA from the University of Chicago-Booth School of Business

Elie AKhrass

Elie AKhrass

Advisor
Holder of a Masters’ degree in Economics from USJ
Certificate in Research Commercialization from Cambridge Enterprise
Post Graduate Diploma in Innovation and Design Thinking from MIT, Columbia University and Tuck at Dartmouth.

Bettina Bastian

Bettina Bastian

Associate Professor for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management at The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK)
Holder of a Ph.D. in technology and innovation management from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Reda Helbawi

Rida Helbawi

Junior Technologist
Founder at HelpMePlant
BS in Computer Science from The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK)

Lina ALkhouri

Lina Al Khouri

Assistant Marketing & Communications Manager
Co-Founder at Dr. Leda startup
BA in Marketing undergraduate senior at The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK)

Marc Bou Mansour

Marc Bou Mansour

General Assistant
Business Managment at The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK)

Nicolas Ibrahim

Nicolas Ibrahim

Assistant Designer
Communication and visual arts at The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK)