Omar Mohout, currently Entrepreneurship Fellow at Sirris, is a former technology entrepreneur, a widely published technology author, C-level advisor to high growth startups as well as Fortune 500 companies and Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Antwerp, the Antwerp Management School, ULB and Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management.
He is author of 'Pricing Strategies for Startups', 'The Belgian Startup Landscape', ‘Crowdfunding in Belgium’, ’99 reasons why startups fail’ and the popular 'Startup Master Class series'. A contributing author to the ‘100 Days Digital Marketing Plan’ and ‘The Future of Business’ books.
Mohout writes for VentureBeat, SaaScribe, Data News, Bloovi, StartUs and is academic contributor to the European Startup Monitor.
He is Co-chair of the Circle Of Growth; Community host for Corporate Venturing Europe; Organizer of the Growth Hacking Meetup, Co-founder of the #BeTech Community and keeps track of European funding and scaleups on scaleups.sirris.be.
He is an active member of the Board of Directors at Startups.be and serves at the board of high growth technology companies Aproplan.com and Teamleader.eu. He joined recently the Board of Directors of venture capital fund imec.iStart.
Mohout is Chairman of the Strategy Advisory Board of VITO, a research and technology organization in the areas of cleantech and sustainable development; Chairman of BeCentral, the new focal point for everything digital in Belgium; Advisory Board member of the Euronext TechShare Program and; member of the Advisory Boards for Digital Transformation Conference and Internet of Things Convention.
He is also Ambassador at World Startup Report, Innovator Community Ambassador for Belgium, Ambassador for MIT Innovators Under 35 Europe and Country Ambassador for UBI Global.
Mohout is a keynote speaker and panelist on technology, entrepreneurship and innovation topics at leading conferences.
Some interviews with Omar: