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Willie Elamien

Product Partnership Program Manager
The Product Partnerships team fosters relationships between Facebook and early stage developers and startups around the world. Willie looks after product partnerships across Middle East and Africa, running programs to support developers, tech enthusiasts, startups, and institutions like accelerators, incubators, coding schools, and VCs.

Willie is British, and grew up in both UAE and London. He holds an Engineering degree from Cambridge University and started his career as a management consultant. Prior to joining Facebook he completed several strategy and operational roles in a range of industries from Telecoms to Banking. In 2014 Willie moved to Egypt to launch a Rocket Internet start-up in Cairo (Jumia Food), then moved on to manage the Cairo-based startup accelerator Flat6Labs. He also ran a gluten free bread delivery company in London before moving to Egypt. Willie now works for Facebook out of the Dubai office.