Mohamed Amine Belarbi
Co-founder and CEO, VUL9 Security
Mohamed is a serial entrepreneur who launched his first digital agency in his second year of undergrad at New York University Abu Dhabi, started his millennial publication Gulf Elite a year later with over 40,000 monthly readers, and published 2 books by the end of his undergraduate studies. He is currently co-founder and CEO of VUL9 Security Solutions, the region’s fastest growing cybersecurity company currently helping UAE tech giants such as Careem and Aramex better secure their platforms and data, as well as assisting various marquee brands in the UAE better defend against cyber attacks and cyber breaches.
Mohamed has been recognized “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” by Arabian Business, “10 top African change leaders” by African Leadership University, “One of 7 youth transforming the world” by Spain-based organization Pangea and was the youngest entrepreneur to ever be featured on the cover of Forbes Middle East Magazine.
Mohamed is also well known among international student circles on Facebook thanks to his founding of “Opportunities for Students” group, a Facebook group with over 66,000 international student members where daily opportunities (internships, competitions, conferences, scholarships) are shared for the benefit of the student population. Mohamed’s work directly impacts over 120,000 youth across the globe.
Mohamed is a published author, with his first book PANGEA released in Spain, followed by his Amazon Best Seller The Art of the Grind: What They Don’t Teach You in College.