Rabea Ataya

Rabea Ataya is focused on providing employment opportunities for Middle Eastern youth by aiding in developing both the Internet and SME sectors in the region. Rabea is the founder and CEO of Bayt.com, the Middle East’s leading job site, which now serves over 17,500,000 professionals and 40,000 employers from its 12 regional offices.  He co-founded Gonabit.com, the region’s first group purchasing site, InfoFort, the Middle East’s first and leading records management company, and he serves on the board of several Middle Eastern startups.  Rabea also serves on the board of the Queen Rania Foundation which is focused on empowering youth through education in our region.

Rabea a graduate of Stanford University with a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MS in Engineering Economic Systems.