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Tarek Elessawi
Senior Associate at Plug and Play


Tarek is a Senior Associate on the Ventures team at Plug and Play. In this role, he leads PNP's sourcing and investment efforts in the Mobility & Industrial space. Since joining the firm, Tarek has lead 15 investments, including companies focused on autonomous driving, batteries, IIoT, artificial intelligence, smart manufacturing, sensors, cyber security, analytics, and Hyperloop technology. Tarek is also responsible for providing tailored deal flow to meet the specific needs of each of PNP's 30 automotive corporate partners. Prior to joining Plug and Play, Tarek worked in product strategy at Google, sales & trading at Citigroup, and Strategy Consulting at Accenture. Tarek graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a BSBA in Finance and studied Chinese and International Business at Chinese University of Hong Kong and Tsinghua University.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion: Following the Money - Venture Capital Trends, Partnerships