Khalid is a globally recognized thought leader, holding over 25 international awards in innovation, technology, and business. Speaking at world class events, from Web Summit’s 80 000 attendee-filled stadium in Lisbon, to GITEX in Dubai, SXSW in Austin, to World Economic Forum in Davos.
He boasts a cumulated audience of over 10 million viewers and readers, thanks to his extensive TV and press coverage in 300+ outlets including BBC, CNN, Forbes, Times, Fox News, Chicago Herald, CIO Magazine, Khaleej Times, Le Monde, The Economist, Le Parisien, Medi1TV and France TV.
He talks about:
Technology & Innovation
Public Policy & Government Affairs
Entrepreneurship & Business
Khalid Machchate was titled the first Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 Entrepreneur in the Maghreb region for his activities as founder and chairman of multinational consulting group K&W Technologies, with clients in 70+ countries ranging from financial institutions such as World Bank IFC and EBRD, to governments and multilaterals, to global tech giants such as Huawei and Microsoft.
Khalid also managed as regional director the US State Department backed Silicon Valley acceleration & investment program DEMO Africa, helping African startups raise over $80 MM and establish in the valley. He remains quite active as investor and board member in several companies and non-profit organizations, as well as policy advisor on the National Committee for Socio-Economic Development.
He currently serves as division director for Innovation, Technology and Investment at global mining and chemicals leader and Fortune 1000 corporation: OCP Group.