In 2017 Lina joined ConsenSys, the largest Ethereum blockchain technology firm globally, as Executive Director of the Dubai office. Lina oversees strategy and enterprise professional services for the Middle East and North Africa. In March 2017 ConsenSys was appointed as the Blockchain City Advisor. Lina plays a pivotal role in this mandate, working closely with government entities to help them build their blockchain strategy, use case ideation, technical analysis and enable them to issue RFPs.
Lina is a seasoned technology leader with over 20 years of experience as a technologist, advisor, and executive. Throughout her career as an information technology professional, Lina has witnessed several disruptive technologies. From the Egyptian Stock Exchange to EastNets, a leading global provider of compliance and payments solutions for the financial services industry, she had the chance to put new technologies to the test, and share the success with teams she worked with. A Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Lina has extensive experience to various markets from the US to Egypt to the United Arab Emirates.