Ziad Kamel is the Vice President of Consumer at Kitopi, the world’s leading managed cloud kitchen platform. Founded in Dubai, UAE, in January 2018, Kitopi’s mission is to satisfy the world’s appetite. With 3500+ employees and 80+ kitchens across the UAE, KSA, Kuwait and more recently, Bahrain, Kitopi operates a portfolio of invested and franchised brands to help them scale and expand their customer reach locally and internationally. As Vice President of Consumer at Kitopi, Ziad drives the vision and strategy across Kitopi’s consumer vertical, overseeing the development and growth of brands while creating new channels to engage with consumers. In his role, Ziad oversees around 80 brand managers, chefs, content creators, creative designers, marketing specialists, and franchise managers across all Kitopi’s markets. Prior to joining Kitopi, Ziad co-founded and led the hugely successful delivery-only restaurant group Cloud Restaurants, under which he has operated some of Dubai’s best-loved delivery brands such as Go! Healthy, Go! Pasta, Go! Greek and Lotsa! Lazy Cake. Beyond virtual restaurants, Ziad also co-founded Couqley- a full service French Bistro and Bar in Dubai.
14 FebruaryAl Multaqua - Hall 5Vanessa Bayma (Founder & CEO)Tapan Vaidya (Papa John's, UAE & KSA)Ziad Kamel (Kitopi )Joe Frem (Talabat )Michael Romkey (Locale.ae (part of Krush Brands) )Gulfood Global Changemakers
14 FebruaryAl Multaqua - Hall 5Tapan Vaidya (Papa John's, UAE & KSA)Vanessa Bayma (Founder & CEO)Ziad Kamel (Kitopi )Joe Frem (Talabat )Michael Romkey (Locale.ae (part of Krush Brands) )Gulfood Global Changemakers