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Mohab Anis

Mohab Anis


Mohab Anis is an Engineering Professor at the AUC, and Founder of Innovety; an innovation management consulting firm and affiliate of Boston-based IXL-Center. Mohab loves helping companies build new business concepts, and has consulted widely in the areas of innovation strategy, capacity and discipline. This includes auditing businesses’ innovation capabilities, idea generation and management, and technology forecasting. Mohab has also worked heavily with government and donor agencies on strategy and policy that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship at the national and sectorial levels. Mohab is a certified consultant of A.T.Kearney’s House of Innovation and has delivered numerous keynotes and workshops in the area of innovation management.

Earlier, Mohab spent years as a tenured professor of Computer Engineering at University of Waterloo, Canada, where he consulted in the US and Canada to a variety of Fortune 500 companies. He was also involved with Waterloo's technology transfer office where he worked on identifying technologies that have the highest potential for commercialization.

As an academic, he authored 150 international papers and 3 books. He is on the Editorial Board of 9 international journals and has supervised 15 PhD & 14 Master students. Mohab was awarded three of Canada’s highest awards for excellence in innovation (The Early Research Award from Ontario's Ministry of Research and Innovation, the Colton Medal for Research Excellence and the IEEE International Design Award), as well as both of AUC’s top Teaching and Creative Endeavors Awards (only second in AUC history to be awarded both)

Mohab holds a PhD in Computer Engineering from University of Waterloo (2002), an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University with a concentration in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (2008), and a Masters in Management Sciences with a concentration in Technological Innovation (2008).

Specialties: Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Policy Advising, Management of Technology, Semiconductor Technology, Microsystems.