Amr Sobhy

Technology, Policy and Data

I have cross expertise in startups, policy, and technology for a decade. I build systems that augment communication: PushBots, improve information findability EldolarLive, IPtrace and currencystack – (both acquired by apiLayer) and empower average citizen: Mwazna, MorsiMeter, and Zabatak

I occasionally write books, formerly helped to shape youth policy at the Arab League and advised on technology and policy for Internews Europe. A former Chevening Scholar with MSc Public Policy and Management from Birkbeck, University of London.

Named by Forbes amongst the 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa, and by Africa Youth Awards amongst the Top 100 Influential Young Africans. I’m also a former nominee for Data Journalism Award 2016 in the category of open data and a two-time winner of World Summit Youth Award.