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Mark Haidar
CEO at Vinli


Mark Haidar is CEO of Vinli. Mark discovered technology at a young age thanks to a couple of computers donated to his school by the United Nations. Born and raised in Lebanon, Mark founded his first tech company by the age of 17, and built award-winning technology systems before his 21st birthday. After moving to the U.S. to study at the University of Detroit Mercy, Mark led the development of a connected car project for the US Army. With aspirations to create a better world through technology, Mark co-founded Dialexa, a Technology, Research and Creation firm where he helped build more than 42 products. It’s internal incubator, Dialexa Labs, has spun out four companies including Vinli, the world’s leading connected car platform, and Robin, the world's first robotic mowing service. Today, Mark is the Chief Executive Officer of Vinli, and sits on the board of Vinli, Dialexa, Robin Technologies, Rosy, UNICEF USA (Great Plains Region). He is also a Presidential Leadership Scholar (PLS), a pilot, and a member of YPO. When he’s not in Dallas, Mark is sharing his story on the global stage, and advocating for children and refugee rights.

Agenda Sessions

  • Startup Elevate! Once again TU-Automotive Europe will showcase hot new start-ups who will take to the virtual stage to demo their innovations, in this fast-paced feature! Each Startup receives only 5 minutes to win the coveted best start-up.