Zeinab Sono

Operations Director, Careem

Having started in Careem 2 years ago as Operations Manager in Cairo, Zeinab moved around different roles before reaching her current position as Director of Operations of Careem Egypt. She manages a nation-wide team that handles the driver life cycle in Careem Egypt. Sono is part of the core team that oversaw the hyper-growth that the regional startup has been going through the past few years in Egypt. Zeinab started her career as a management trainee in A.P. Moller Maersk back in 2007. She spent 8 years in the logistics conglomerate, taking on various operational and commercial roles, ending with Commercial Planning Manager for Egypt, Lebanon, Libya and Syria. Sono holds a BA in Economics with a minor in Business Admin, from the American University in Cairo.