Maya Karanouh

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Personal information

Title: 
Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Tagbrands
Department: 
Management
Address: 
Down Town, Riad EL-Solh, Lazarieh Bldg., Block D, 2nd Flr.
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 980089
Fax: 
961 1 980089
Work email address: 
maya@tagbrandsglobal.com

Education

Master's Degree, History of Contemporary Art, 2011, Sotheby's Institute of Art, United States of America.
Bachelor Degree, Architecture, 1997, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Brand and Design Strategy
Design Research
Product Development
Entrepreneurship
Languages: 
Arabic
English

Work history

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Co-founder, 2008 - present, Tagbrands.

Partner and Co-founder, 1999-present, Cleartag.

Honorary office and memberships

Founding Member, Lebanese League for Women in Business (LLWB), 2008 - present.

Member, Women and Information Technology (WIT), 2008 - present.

Member, MIT Enterprise Forum for the Pan Arab, 2006 - present.

Member, Order of Engineers and Architects, 1997 - present.

Founding Member, Mena Design Research Center, 2011.

Fouding Member, ARTBeirut, 2010.

Awards and Distinctions

Selected as a "Rising Talent" by the Women's Forum for the Economy and Society in France, 2008.

Selected as one of 35 under 35 Global Women Entrepreneurs by the World Business Magazine in association with the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD), 2007.

Selected by the British Council as the Lebanese nominee at the International Young Design Entrepreneur for the year (IDEY), 2006.