Faisal Buzuobar

Al Kuwayt, Kuwait

An AI Enthusiast with a Knack for Problem Solving and Product Innovation
Faisal's Skills
Entrepreneurial Spirit
Innovative Thinking
Business Innovation
Business Development
Strategy
Fundraising
Management
Background

Age Group

25-35

About Faisal

A versatile and experienced consultant, who brings to clients a unique background in both the public and private sector with an expertise in financial and management strategy. He currently runs his own AI company, TalentScript, to help bring cognitive computing and machine learning technologies to HR.

For almost a decade, he has worked to help SME's work more closely with the public sector across the GCC and facilitated VC for technology start-ups to introduce product innovations into the market.

Selected Achievements:

• Succeeded in raising more than US$1 million in seed funding for entrepreneurs
• Co-owns a proprietary patent-pending algorithm focusing on the HR industry
• Actively mentors entrepreneurs in their pursuit of financial independence.

Quote

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt - Abraham Lincoln

Work Experience

Strategy Consultant

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

August 2008 - March 2017

Designation Chronology: • February 2014 – Present: Strategy Consultant • August 2012 - February 2014: Auditor • August 2010 - August 2012: Financial Analyst • December 2008 - August 2010: Accountant • August 2008 - December 2008: Trainee Accomplishments: • Developed a database of best practices for PPP project management • Established an Internal Audit Unit within the financial department • Acquired an in-depth knowledge of the GFMIS and Oracle ERP systems • Grasped a full understanding of tendering committees’ (CTC, CSC, CAIT, etc.) procedures and processes • Collaborated with the World Bank to form the Public Financial Management Reform Program [PFMRP] • Evaluated, tested and recruited 15+ members for the PFMRP • Help implement over 20 best practices by providing tools, techniques and guidance to divisions and departments.

Founder & CEO

TalentScript

March 2017 - Today

TalentScript is a Business-to-Business (B2B) HR data analytics company that focuses on bringing in so-called "next-generation" low-cost data tools into the GCC HR marketplace to drive down the cost of HR Analytics implementation and deployment in the GCC region.

Education

American University of Kuwait

Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting

2005 - 2008