Rami Al Karmi
Author "ABNEWNORMAL" , Chief Innovation Officer & CEO ahlifintech @ ahli bank ... Master Jedi Coach on peak performance and exponential cross innovation
Rami is an Unreasonable Mentor. Rami has participated in 4 programs, including Unreasonable Impact Asia Pacific 2022, and has advised over 43 Unreasonable companies.
Rami is founder and chief futurist & disruptor at Abnewnormal AI Venture Studio, and Professor of Practice at the School of Social and Basic Sciences at Al Hussein Technical University (HTU). Before joining HTU as faculty member and founding his venture studio he was the senior vice president and group chief innovation officer at Jordan Ahli Bank, and founding CEO of “Ahli FinTech” where he co-founded the 1st Bank fully owned financial technologies company and fintech accelerator in the middle east. Making him the first person to be approved by the central bank of Jordan for a c-level chief innovation officer role in a bank in Jordan.
Rami is a proud geek futurist, author, executive coach and advisor, sought-after speaker, strategist, investor, and executive. He travels extensively, addressing various topics, including breakthrough technologies, cross-industry innovation, and lean exponential business models.
Rami is a TEDx Speaker, and Innovation X speaker at NASA's cross-industry innovation summit, a mentor at 500 Startups, Unreasonable Future, and Startupbootcamp fintech, chairman at Arcoten, Octonius.com, member of the board of directors at Fintech Galaxy, and Al Raed Arabi School, and member of the advisory board of Think Barter Network, Roybi AI-Powered Robots, and WAKE International in San Francisco.
Rami founded his 1st startup at the age of 19, he holds an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Jordan, and completed the Venture Capital Executive Program at HAAS UC Berkeley, and "The Leading for the future", and "The Leading, Organizing for Action" Executive Programs at Harvard Kennedy School, and the Senior Executive Education Program at UC San Diego. Rami is a passionate advocate of the Lean Startup movement and is a regular judge, mentor & keynote speaker at the region's main innovation, entrepreneurship & technology events. He designed and produced several events and interventions in this space, including the THINKLEAN speaker series, LeanStartupProgram, BackToStartupBasics, and his popular innovation/futurist talks titled: The future of banking and banks, The future of telecom, The future of retail, The future of corporates, The Future of ....