Alaa Halawa

Alaa Halawa

Alaa Halawa, Venture Capital Investor at Mubadala

Alaa is a principal driver for building the venture capital business for Mubadala, the Sovereign Wealth Fund of the government of Abu Dhabi, here in San Francisco, by focusing on early growth, deep-tech companies and funds that are disrupting traditional industries; namely life sciences and healthcare.

Within Life Sciences and Healthcare, Alaa focuses on the following; how technology is enhancing the pharmaceutical industry; at the front-end of drug discovery and the back-end of clinical trials, how technology is enhancing disease diagnosis with focus on the role of bioinformatics, AI and Machine Vision in enabling new diagnostics technologies and how technology is enhancing clinical and non-clinical workflow in hospitals and clinics

Alaa holds an MBA from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Jordan.