Yakoob Hanif
Venture Building Associate

Yakoob is an entrepreneurial maverick with global experience and a passion for leveraging emerging technologies to solve complex pains.

Before joining Mach49, Yakoob identified prospective emerging technology partners for NEOM Technology & Digital in Saudi Arabia, collaborating on software prototyping and experimental evaluations. He also previously contributed to marketing strategy, data analytics, and business development projects during internships with the Financial Times, Transcelestial, Huawei, UNIQLO, Ofcom, and Swagelok.

Yakoob holds a BA in economics from New College of the Humanities in London and completed extensive courses in deep learning and AI at Gdańsk University of Technology and Tsinghua University.