Abdulsalam Haykal is CEO of Haykal Group, headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
The group includes companies in enterprise software (Transtek Systems), media (Haykal Media Group, publisher of the Arabic editions of Harvard Business Review, Popular Science, and Aliqtisadi.com), and Labeeb Labs which develops digital services, e-commerce ventures, and Arabic language technology products.
Haykal is a graduate of the American University of Beirut, and SOAS, University of London. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the American University of Beirut and Kalamoon University in Syria, and the advisory board of EARTH University in Costa Rica. He is a member of the Young Global Leaders at the World Economic Forum, and a recipient of the Arab Thought Foundation’s Innovation Award.