Lead Coach, Winnovate SAP
An Egyptian coach, keynote speaker, trainer and artist specializing in the areas of innovation, creativity and positivity. He is currently the Lead Coach at Winnovate, a new and exciting initiative (powered by SAP) which was born from a desire to fuel a movement of impactful innovation. It is a catalyst for enquiring minds that are open to ground-breaking thinking methodologies.
Sharif’s life purpose is to help design and build more creative, positive and collaborative experiences and spaces by drawing from his experience in design, media and psychology and fusing education, technology and art.
His professional career experience spans the broadcasting, digital media, content production and retail marketing sectors where he spent more than 20 years in various cross-functional leadership and managerial roles in the MENA region.
An avid learner, Sharif holds a BA in Communication, a minor in Psychology and a post-graduate degree in New Media Studies. He had also completed advanced certifications and qualifications in multiple disciplines including Co-Active Coaching (ICF), Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC), Leading with Emotional Intelligence (LPI), Design Thinking & Innovation (IDEO) as well as being the first certified ‘Profit from the Positive’ practitioner in the UAE. (Positive Psychology).