Hans Shakur does many things.
Entrepreneur, Startup and Innovation Strategist, Business Catalyst and Change Enabler, Tech Community Leader and Ecosystem Shaper.
For the past 5 years, Hans has been thoroughly involved, together with respected partners, in enabling the high-tech scene within the Arab community.
Together, they are building an ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship and interconnecting it with the advanced local and global scenes
Hans was also chosen by Geektime as one of the Top 100 Influencers in the Israeli high-tech
What are you working on these days?
Managing Director at Markitect, Senior Advisor at Tsofen, Director at MobileMonday Nazareth and Cross-Culture Strategist at Games for Peace.
What was your first position In the Startup-Nation?
Founder and Managing Director at Markitect (2001) – a wireless application service provider**
What was your first job ever?
My first executive job was Customer’s Business Development Manager at Diplomat Group.
Before that, I was a pharmacy manager.
What life event or moment affected your life the most?
Receiving an Excellence reward and promotion within 6 months at my first job.
Best advice you received or would like to share?
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Go out into the deep, and let down your net for a catch.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Go out into the deep, and let down your net for a catch. – Hans Shakur