18 March 2019
Khalid Machchate talks with Dave Rael about mindset, recovering from tragedy, teaching, learning, and making an impact

Khalid MACHCHATE is a Moroccan serial techpreneur, international consultant and speaker. As a Mobile and Embedded Systems engineer, consulting and training for several EMEA multinational corporations and Governments in disruptive technologies integration, especially Smart Cities, AI and IoT solutions. He developed proprietary algorithms and designed hardware for his accident detection and automated medical assistance solution SOS Santé, and AI powered software for his blended learning platform Skillearn, winning 20+ international innovation awards. In 2018, he was invited to speak in 4 continents, and 15 countries, in various summits, forums and seminars, earning him several global titles including Ashoka Changemaker, World Summit Awards expert, G20 special guest and so on. As a thought leader he works with multilaterals and development agencies such as G20, World Economic Forum, GIZ, World Bank, UN amongst others to promote equality in opportunity, advocate for Health, Education and Economic Wellfare SDGs, empower youth, and co-create policies around entrepreneurship, self-employment, technology adoption and future of work.

Khalid's top 3 tips for delivering more value:
  1. Pay attention to commenting your code
  2. Try to avoid thinking about your problem and solution in a vacuum - make sure there is a market with an urgent need for what you offer
  3. Start small

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