M’hamed Kouidmi is the Founder and CEO of BUSINESS WISE, an Algerian social enterprise with a business model that uses social innovation to answer pressing needs of populations and governments. Business Wise runs a leading initiative for youth employment, the MAHARA’TY Employment Accelerator. He graduated in International Politics and Interfaith Conflict Management from the United States Institute of Peace and has a degree in social SME management. He is also an advisor to numerous INGOs on policies and programs targeting, youth, women, LGBT and sustainable development. M’hamed is regarded by his peers as an influencer, a change maker and a fun Yogi.