Entrepreneur of the week today on Wamda is Mansour Mansour, anentrepreneur,
CEO of Javna in
Jordan offering mobile media and technology solutions, and considered as an
innovation house in the space of mobile and social web. Mansour, was eager to
bring to the Middle East success stories he had previously worked on in the
Javna was launched in 2001 with a vision of filling a gap in the wireless data
industry worldwide and the Arabic region, while at the time instant messaging
was the most commercially feasible way of accessing and delivering information
through electronic devices. Mansour explains that Javna was growing as the
industry itself was still growing in the telecommunication field and matured
more into an advertising model.
Throughout his journey, Mansour faced global and local challenges and he says
the biggest was educating investors to the technology culture at the beginning
to convince them to invest in such projects.
Mansour also co-founded MobiAd, MobiNet, Javi, Banam and the newly launched
Maraya all serving the mobile and the social networks industries.