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Yama Saraj

Founder, professor R&D, VC fellow

Moves to Paris

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Location and geographical scope

Location
Paris, France
Can work in your office at
  • Paris and 50km around

Preferences

Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
  • Consulting & Audits
  • Civic & Social Organizations
  • Culture
  • Defense & Military
  • Digital & IT
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Company size
  • 1 person
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
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Skills (50)

Yama in a few words

In short:
Techie heart, Economist mind, Artist's spirit.

Expertise: Strategy & Policy on disruptive innovation

Love doing:
Tech startups / hackatons / creativity & innovation / culture / economic development / social innovation

I am passionate about the management of creativity and innovation and applications of these for social good. My background is in development economics. I have been working in development assistance in countries like Afghanistan, Kosovo, and DR Congo, I found my passion for entrepreneurship and it's importance and relevance for sustainable development.

Due to my broad background and interests, I have not only developed strong analytical skills but also social and communication skills. I enjoy being in a fast-paced environment and solve complex problems together. I am aware of various roles in organizations and I try to practice principles of servant leadership.

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Experience

Paris ESLSCA Business School

Lecturer R&D  - As a freelancer

Paris Area, France

October 2019 - Today (2 years and 2 months)

Included VC

Venture fellow  - As a freelancer

October 2019 - Today (2 years and 2 months)

Included VC is a prestigious 12-month venture capital fellowship that gives fellows education and insider access to Europe's top VCs and their portfolio companies. Its ultimate goal is to increase diversity and inclusion within the VC ecosystem. Fellows receive training and exposure to the world of venture capital, with 1-1 mentoring, expert masterclasses, case study learning, and deal-flow deep dives, along with 2 European Summits. Included VC is backed by some of Europe's most renowned VC firms, including Notion, Seedcamp, Point Nine Capital, Creandum, and more. See less

SensAi.app

Founder  - As a freelancer

Paris Area, France

January 2019 - Today (2 years and 11 months)

SensAI is your virtual coach on a journey towards better mental & physical performance in your work and personal life. Driven by scientific content; AI and gamification; SensAI will guide you towards a healthier, happier life. I have been fascinated by research on cognitive aspects of entrepreneurship, specifically entrepreneurial orientation in top management teams. My passion for boxing led me to connect psychology, sports, and management science. Past 9 months we have been researching with Station F residents & 42 students on how to gamify sports and coaching to enhance executive functions for better work performance. Currently raising funds and expanding the team. Drop me a a lineif you are interested in what we are doing.

Yamza Consulting

Business Development Strategist  - As a freelancer

Eindhoven Area, Netherlands

April 2016 - Today (5 years and 8 months)

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