Fady Jameel is the Founder of Abdul Latif Jameel Health and Deputy President and Vice Chairman, International of Abdul Latif Jameel, a family-owned diversified business, founded in 1945 by the late Abdul Latif Jameel. Mr. Jameel heads the international operations of Abdul Latif Jameel in the MENAT region, Europe and the Americas. and is a member of the board of Abdul Latif Jameel.
Abdul Latif Jameel Health reflects the Jameel family’s long-established commitment to innovating for a better future through Community Jameel, an international organization supporting science and technology-led solutions to global challenges.
Fady Jameel is Vice Chairman of Community Jameel. Community Jameel and MIT co-founded the Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health (Jameel Clinic) in which has rapidly become the very epicenter of AI and healthcare at MIT – and the Abdul Latif Jameel Institute for Disease and Emergency Analytics (Jameel Institute) co-founded with Imperial College London, using novel data analytics to reduce global risk of preventable disease most recently including the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, and strengthening health systems in the most fragile settings.
Abdul Latif Jameel Health takes this commitment into the commercial environment addressing tangible real-world needs today, for a better tomorrow. It is focused on health care inclusion in the global south, accelerating access to modern medical care for those who need it most by opening up/growing new markets for distribution of existing solutions and investing in the future of MediTech.
Mr. Jameel is also heavily involved in Community Jameel’s arts and culture program and is the Chairman and Founder of Art Jameel. His passion and appreciation for art has led him to create a number of successful art initiatives and partnerships, including with the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Art Jameel recently announced the development of two major art centers including the Hayy: Creative Hub set to open in Saudi Arabia in the winter 2020 and the Jameel Arts Center Dubai in the United Arab Emirates which opened in November 2018. These centers will serve as a platform to support and foster contemporary art and creative entrepreneurship within the MENAT region and beyond. Mr. Jameel is also a member of the Council for the Arts at MIT.
Prior to taking up his current role, Mr. Jameel worked at Lexus’ North American Headquarters in Torrance, California, and was involved in investment strategy, strategic direction, and reviewing technologies for the company’s growth and investment plans.
Mr. Jameel holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan. He speaks English, Arabic, and Japanese.