Sami El-Tamawy is the CTO of insydo, a Dubai-based 'Undercover City Guide' that gives users access to more than 3,000 independent business reviews across 400+ categories. Tasked with leading the company's digital evolution when it launched in 2016, he has been at the forefront of developing its IT infrastructure, including the creation of native apps for iOS & Android.
During this time, insydo was given the honour of being named 'Startup of the Year' by Arabian Business, making it one of the UAE's fastest growing startups. With a passion for expanding the company's digital outreach, El-Tamawy and his team have focused on creating a user-friendly experience for the more than 400,000 unique monthly visitors that the apps and online portal command. A native of Egypt, the 26-year-old graduated from Cairo University's Faculty of Engineering with honours before relocating to Dubai to manage insydo's technology division