Rabea Ataya, Founder & CEO of Bayt.com (10 mins)
Welcome to this episode of our Bayt Leadership Series. Rabea Ataya is the founder and CEO of Bayt.com, the Middle East’s leading job site. He also a co-founder of InfoFort, a record management company for the Middle East and Africa. Rabea Ataya serves on the board of several start-ups and organizations, including the board of Queen Rania’s Foundation. He is a graduate of Stanford University with a degree in Electronic Engineering.
In this interview, Rabea Ataya shares an incredible story of his Palestinian grandfather who rebuilt his life as a refugee in Lebanon. Watching his father juggle his work as an engineer while running his own company to provide for his large family inspired Rabea to become an entrepreneur. He also shares views on the job market in the Middle East, advice for job applicants and the challenges both employees and employers will face in the near future.