Women in Tech® 100 Top Speakers 2023

Melda Akin

Melda Akin

Founding & Managing Partner - SiriusLabs.ai

Fields of Expertise:

  • Communication & Partnership Management
  • Business Development in the Gulf Region
  • Agile Methodology Certification

Country of residence: USA

Melda, a distinguished entrepreneur, has achieved remarkable success in the tech industry. Named Woman Entrepreneur of the Year in MENA for 2022, she’s consistently recognized by Forbes as one of the Top 10 Women Behind Middle Eastern Tech Brands. In 2020, she won the ‘New Entrepreneur of the Year’ Award in the Gulf Region and was selected among the best 8 female-founded start-ups in the Middle East and Africa. Acknowledged by CNN International and Microsoft, Melda’s impact extends globally. She’s a trailblazer, invited as a key speaker to the Manama Entrepreneurship Week in Bahrain and the first woman worldwide to organize AI and machine learning training for women in collaboration with Saudi Arabia’s Cyber Defense and Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

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