About Us

Mission

Mindoa is on a mission to change the standards of human capital development and enablement. We want to be the operating system of performance metrics, skills analytics, and application. Our mission allows us to leverage technology so that you can be who you are, do what you leave, and be a part of a community that altruistically and intrinsically supports your purpose. In addition to the ability to earn while your learn and protect your identity through the blockchain.

Our Team

Executive Team

Founder & Managing Director

Shafik N. Bahou

Linguist and Education Specialist

Noumane Rahouti PhD

Founder & Managing Director

Shafik N. Bahou

Individual with 4 years of experience leading cross-functional teams in designing and developing digital product solutions for EdTech, FinTech, Media, and Blockchain. Stellar record of success in developing matrix organizations plans, devising nuanced educational and economic blueprints, and simplifying and accelerating banking processes for financial institutions.

High-level of expertise in spearheading a diverse set of tokenization projects, including Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and developing and integrating innovative systems with SaaS and Data as a Service. Adept at standardizing human capital performance, metrics, and the analytical system as per social science, data science, and blockchain. Excellent interpersonal communication, team leadership, analytical, and management skills.

Linguist and Education Specialist

Noumane Rahouti PhD

Noumane Rahouti holds a PhD in Education and Psycholinguistics. He focuses his research on Adult Second Language Acquisition. He has taught in Universities in France, England, Saudi Arabia, the US and is currently teaching in Oman. He has published books in English and French on topics related to Educational theories, Languages and Sociology.

Industry Advisors

Linguist and Education Specialist

Noumane Rahouti PhD

HR Advisor

Yara Ourfali

Seasoned Startup Advisor

Nuno G. Rodrigues

Growth Advisor

Michelle Maree

Financial Modelling Advisor

Pierino Branella

Linguist and Education Specialist

Noumane Rahouti PhD

Noumane Rahouti holds a PhD in Education and Psycholinguistics. He focuses his research on Adult Second Language Acquisition. He has taught in Universities in France, England, Saudi Arabia, the US and is currently teaching in Oman. He has published books in English and French on topics related to Educational theories, Languages and Sociology.

HR Advisor

Yara Ourfali

I am global citizen and leader with a passion in project, product and people management. I enjoy learning new technical and soft skills and give back that knowledge through advising clients and mentorship. I seek opportunities to take on new challenging projects and believe in using transferable skills and researching appropriate methodologies to complete them effectively. I take a client-centric and change management heavy approach keeping communication at the heart of all engagements.

Relevant Project Topics: Business process development, strategy development, organizational design, training program development, mentorship, user journey and persona development (experience consulting) and technical product management

Seasoned Startup Advisor

Nuno G. Rodrigues

Highly experienced business professional, spent the last 20 years working around the world, with blue chips, mid-tiers and startups, side by side with industry leaders and industry captains; my skills and industry knowledge are highly diversified as a result of the multiple leading financial, commercial, strategic and consulting roles throughout my career.

Highly passioned about the startups ecosystem, since 2019 Nuno has mentored and advised over 60 entrepreneurs & startup founders globally; Board Member and advisor in a few startups currently.

– Industry Experience: Natural Resources, Oil & Gas , Energy , Technology ,Private Equity , Management Consulting, ERP & Software Implementations

– Startups Experience: e-commerce, online education, fashion, crypto & web3, Fintech, Food & Beverage, Real Estate

Growth Advisor

Michelle Maree

I love to see people thrive! I am passionate about connecting professionals and create space to exchange ideas and support, so new opportunities are created and their skills, network, and business will be elevated! I believe that human connection and a good work-life balance is the key to happiness, motivation, productivity, and driving revenue growth.

I have been a remote working social impact entrepreneur for several years, with expertise in education, business development, marketing & sales, experience creation, and community building. I worked with hundreds of international remote and hybrid workers and business owners to help elevate their business through community and exclusive programs.

Financial Modelling Advisor

Pierino Branella

Piero has over 13 years of experience in developing financial models of the most disparate nature, including capital raising, tax optimization, financial planning, and transaction structuring as a consultant and in the oil and gas (Saudi Aramco), technology (Amazon), and financial sectors (BNP Paribas). His focus is on modeling, FP&A, valuation, data analysis, and financial derivatives. Piero has co-founded and successfully launched an ICO for a cryptocurrency providing liquidity, Linker Coin.link

Blockchain Advisors

Seasoned Startup Advisor

Nuno G. Rodrigues

Financial Modelling Advisor

Pierino Branella

Seasoned Startup Advisor

Nuno G. Rodrigues

Highly experienced business professional, spent the last 20 years working around the world, with blue chips, mid-tiers and startups, side by side with industry leaders and industry captains; my skills and industry knowledge are highly diversified as a result of the multiple leading financial, commercial, strategic and consulting roles throughout my career.

Highly passioned about the startups ecosystem, since 2019 Nuno has mentored and advised over 60 entrepreneurs & startup founders globally; Board Member and advisor in a few startups currently.

– Industry Experience: Natural Resources, Oil & Gas , Energy , Technology ,Private Equity , Management Consulting, ERP & Software Implementations

– Startups Experience: e-commerce, online education, fashion, crypto & web3, Fintech, Food & Beverage, Real Estate

Financial Modelling Advisor

Pierino Branella

Piero has over 13 years of experience in developing financial models of the most disparate nature, including capital raising, tax optimization, financial planning, and transaction structuring as a consultant and in the oil and gas (Saudi Aramco), technology (Amazon), and financial sectors (BNP Paribas). His focus is on modeling, FP&A, valuation, data analysis, and financial derivatives. Piero has co-founded and successfully launched an ICO for a cryptocurrency providing liquidity, Linker Coin.link

Partners

Implementation Partner

The Nomad Escape

Implementation Partner

The Nomad Escape

The Nomad Escape is a friendly and informal Business & Network Club for location independent professionals, entrepreneurs, and teams. We host retreats and (hybrid) events in exotic locations, focusing on expanding our network, skills, and mindset. No pitching, no business cards, no suits. Come as you are and connect with like-minded people.

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