Dr. Mohamed Beltagy, is the Co-founder and CTO of Flend, a tech-guru who spent his career building mathematical and optimization models for tech start-ups as well as established companies. He is the Founder of Optomatica, a deep-tech software consulting company specializing in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Optimization. During his career, he co-founded and held senior tech positions in several companies including two in Sweden, Hive Streaming (Peerialism), a Stockholm-based corporate live video streaming company, where he served as Chief Innovation Officer for a number of years as well as RaceFox, where he was CTO. He also co-founded Novelari, an innovation accelerator.
Dr. El-Beltagy received a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Southampton, UK. where he developed optimization methodologies that contributed to the design of the Airbus A380. He also served as Senior Scientist at Bios Group, Inc. in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he worked on projects related to operational optimization for several Fortune 50 companies. Dr. Beltagy was also a university professor focused on Computational Intelligence, Game Theory and Optimization at Cairo University and lectured as Professor of Operations Research for over thirteen years.
Dr. Beltagy is also the author of 14 international patents and co-authored tens of publications on optimization models and algorithms.