A member of the Qatari ruling family, H.E. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Khalifa Al-Thani is a visionary leader and entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in strategic development, innovation, and venture capital.
A trusted mentor and adviser with a deep understanding of evolving technologies and business models, Sheikh Mansoor believes in ‘innovating innovation’ and building a global ecosystem to help entrepreneurs accelerate growth and access to global markets.
Sheikh Mansoor previously led the IT Department for the Supreme Council of Family Affairs for the ruling family and was responsible for planning, design and full implementation of advanced concepts, software infrastructure and development. Including full office automation and enterprise architecture which was at least 10-15 years ahead of its time.
As the founder and Chairman of MBK Holding, Sheikh Mansoor is leading a multinational team of entrepreneurial leaders with distinctive experiences and professions. MBK Holding is a platform where Sheikh Mansoor invests, manages, and incubates market-leading technology companies and experiments with revolutionary pioneering business models which could elevate the global corporate world through a completely new way of implementing business models.
He envisions realizing his dream through some start-ups founded by himself, and others with direct investments in which MBK works closely to support the management in accelerating the growth and success of the ventures. These global investments include leading information security and online training platforms, IT and software services, aviation-gyrocopters, light aircraft, enterprise architecture, renewable energy, medical equipment amongst others. The geographical coverage of these investments is predominantly in the Gulf region, UK, Europe, Singapore, Latin America, Canada, Australia, and the USA.