Private Island Fintech Edition

28-29 Feb 2024 | Dubai

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Simba Makahamadze

Simba Makahamadze

Principal Consultant PalladiumIP Consultants|Zimbabwe, UAE | Founder & CEO | AllThingsIP Africa | Zimbabwe, SA, UAE

About the Speaker:

Simba has over 13 years of Intellectual Property Management and strategy experience covering Southern Africa and the Middle East. He advises clients on all aspects of intellectual property protection and management including, but not limited to, trademark and patent filing strategies, trademark/brand selection, IP filing and prosecution, IP strategy, IP commercialisation, institutional IP policy development and IP due diligence for transactional purposes. His experience covers large companies as well as start-ups assisting them to establish IP protection strategies at an earlier stage. Simba has also handled IP consulting projects in Dubai for private sector, government and semi-government institutions covering IP auditing, IP policy development and training as well as collaboration between industry and institutions of higher learning.

Simba is the Principal Consultant at PalladiumIP Consultants, an IP services and business advisory firm with offices in the Middle East and Africa. He is also the Founder of AllThingsIP Africa, an African legal tech company focused on helping global clients access legal services, protect and manage their IP across the African continent. He also serves on the Board of the Zimbabwean Business Council UAE (ZIBCO) as the Vice Chairman & Government Affairs Director.

He is a holder of a Master’s Degree in Intellectual Property Law, BSc Honours Degree in Psychology (UZ), Diploma in Digital Marketing (Ireland). Simba is also a certified Chief Innovation Officer (CCInO)® with the Global Innovation Institute.

Other Speakers in this Summit:

Adnan Al Noorani

Founder of Future Innovation Summit & Chairman of the Board at LEO Investments & D1 Technologies

H.E. Mohamed Bin Taliah

Chief of Government Services of the UAE Government | Prime Minister’s Office – UAE

Salim Al Shaami

Executive Director – Government Services Sector | Prime Minister’s Office
43 - H.E Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi

H.E Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi

Former Minister of Climate Change and Environment, United Arab Emirates
Her Excellency Dr. Maryam Mohd Fatma Matar

Her Excellency Dr. Maryam Mohd Fatma Matar

MD, PhD, Founder & Chairperson UAE Genetic Diseases Association (UAEGDA)
His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim

His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim

Chairman of Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries (DCMMIEmirates)