Maha Abouelenein

Maha Abouelenein has more than 30 years of global communications experience advising corporate giants, high-growth startups, governments, and high-net-worth individuals in the USA & Middle East. She is the CEO of Digital & Savvy, a strategic consulting firm based in the U.S. and Dubai, and sits on the Global Board of Directors of The Associated Press.

She launched some of the world’s largest tech companies in the Middle East from communications, policy, and business development perspectives – from Google and Netflix to Udacity and Careem (Uber) and more. She supported the largest IPO and the largest acquisition in Egypt’s history at Orascom Telecom. She also built sports marketing programs and strategic partnerships for the Olympics, NASCAR, the NBA, ATP Tennis, Golf, and the NFL at consumer product giant General Mills. She is the former Head of Global Communications & Public Policy at Google and the Founding Managing Director of Weber Shandwick in MENA. 

A sought-after strategist & speaker, Maha is an expert on personal branding, reputation management, modern communications, and the transformational power of storytelling. 

Maha hosts the “Savvy Talk” podcast and is the Author of “7 Rules of Self-Reliance.”