Tarik Hilali

Startup Engagement Lead 4Afrika, Microsoft






Tarik is well known for his insatiable love of technology and passion for the start-up ecosystem. As the Africa Start-up Engagement Lead at Microsoft 4Afrika, Tarik is responsible for identifying, recruiting and supporting Africans start-ups who have innovative business models. He assists them with integrating new-age technology into their operations – including cloud, data analytics, AI and IoT – empowering them to be more profitable, sustainable and competitive, and scale their business across Africa.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Tarik has worked as a Technology Consultant, Supporting and building multiples business Across MEA Region .

Tarik graduate with a Master degree in Computer Science with multiples international certifications in Innovation and entrepreneurship .

Why are you optimistic about the future of work?

quote Technology is moving fast and emergent market need to follow , Africa is a key market and platform for future of work.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020