Founder of Stationery, Inc., serial entrepreneur, mentor and social innovator Walied Albasheer was honoured for being one among the 50 most impactful social innovators (global listing) at the World CSR Day in India.
Albasheer's fifth and latest venture Stationery, Inc. is an online store of school supplies, created to bridge t¬he gap in technology and innovation between the region and other developed countries.
In 2013, he launched Intrack.co, the first driver's behaviour management solution in the region. The project allowed clients more than 50 per cent savings in carbon fuel footprint.
His journey began in 1995 in India when Albasheer was advised by a colleague to check out the internet. Since then, he has been dedicated to social innovation on the internet.
"Coming back to India after 20 years for such a global recognition is such a humbling and a life changing experience," he said.
He has been giving back to society and aspiring entrepreneurs in order to have a supportive eco system in Dubai, UAE and the region.
Albasheer’s credentials include - Ambassador at Seed Stars UAE, April 2015 & Mobilizer at Elance UAE, April 2014; Member of Young African Leader Initiative, April 2015; Mentor at Ibtikari (Khalifa Fund Initiative), March 2014; Mentor at Dubai Entrepreneurship Academy, Tejar Dubai, (Dubai Chamber Initiative), December 2013 & Impact Hub Dubai; Member at Young Arab Leaders, March 2014, Member of Dubai TechNights 2012…among others.