Omar commonly refers to himself as a “3rd Culture Kid”, owing to his upbringing across different countries in Europe and the Middle-east. Since 2013, he found himself based between Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hopping back and forth frequently for internships until completion of his Master’s in International Business Degree from Monash University. During this time he also witnessed first hand, the evolution of Cambodia’s economy over the years. After graduating in 2018, he joined a well-known and successful AI- Enablement startup in K.L, Malaysia as one of the core business developers where he launched his full-time career in the tech startup world. After a successful stint, he left to take on new challenges, explore a potential career pivot into diplomacy and later found his footing in early 2020 in a key leadership position, where he is currently based and contributing to business to the next level.
Head, International Business Development & Strategy