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Receiving an innovation award in Mayfair, London in 2005. With Barry Cryer OBE.

Receiving an innovation award in Mayfair, London in 2005. With Barry Cryer OBE.

Amir is a webpreneur with over a decade’s experience as an internet entrepreneur.

Amir is the Dean of Webpreneur Academy which has the mission of setting the standard for education in internet and entrepreneurship education.  Webpreneur Academy offers online as well as short weekend courses.

He started out his career at Accenture, a leading technology management consulting firm. Based in London, he specialized in the Communications & High Tech industry advising Fortune 500 clients such as BSkyB, Microsoft, Virgin Media and Oracle.

His first online venture was in 1999.  In 2003, he founded his second business providing innovative mobile based solutions, Txtfo.com which went on to have customers such as Google, Xbox, Samsung and won the 2005 European prize for innovation for developing an easier way to shop on Amazon using SMS.  He sold the venture for a cash and equity deal in 2007.

Amir has worked with or advised in innovation, strategy and marketing some of the most recognized brands on the planet such as Google, Intel, Samsung, Xbox and Accenture.  Since 2008, he changed his focus to the education sector advising and working with the public schools in Dubai (Knowledge and Human Development Authority) as well as Abu Dhabi Education Council.  In 2010, he setup Webpreneur University combining his passions for education, entrepreneurship and the Internet.

Amir has an MBA with Distinction in Leadership from IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland. A First Class (BSc Hons) in Computer Science with Business and Management from the University of Manchester, UK and an International Baccalaureate from The International School of Brussels, Belgium.  He is also a graduate of Anthony Robbin’s Mastery University and a certified NLP and Hypnosis Master Practitioner.

He can be contacted amir@amiranzur.com, or through Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google Plus.

About Webpreneur Academy

Webpreneur Academy is setting the standard for internet and entrepreneurship education. Webpreneur offers curriculum that anyone can take to truly understand how to use the internet to create wealth for themselves. Webpreneur Academy works with schools and universities including Repton Dubai and Riphah University to offer the courses to their students online.

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