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Sam Blatteis

CEO & Founder at The MENA Catalysts Inc.


Sam is an American tech executive, global thought leader, and specialist on the Middle East digital economy. As Google's previous public policy lead in the Gulf countries, Blatteis sat at the table driving all of Google’s social investments and market access work in the region. He previously worked in the U.S. Senate, the State Department, and Deloitte, including advising the White House, Fortune 500 Companies, and numerous head­-of­-state offices on Middle East innovation and investment. He is from Silicon Valley, where his family has been north of 100 years.

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