Jacob Korenblum is the President & CEO of Souktel where he leads a growing team, building on his past experience as managing economic development and emergency relief projects for the US Agency for International Development and the Canadian International Development Agency. He is a frequent panelist on technology and development--with speaking engagements ranging from the GSMA Mobile World Congress to the World Bank Human Development Forum. On this episode you'll learn: What are the biggest challenges in building mobile solutions for the middle east? Does Jacob find consistency in implementation across developing markets or do solutions need to be hyper focused for each country? What’s going well in the Palestine startup scene?