A Forbes 30 Under 30 (Turkey) honouree, Melissa Yacoub is an experienced innovation consultant and entrepreneur. She is currently working as an Innovation and Design Manager at a Manchester-based digital product studio that creates MVPs, online platforms, SaaS applications and marketplaces. In the past, she was part of Pollen8 — a successful innovation consultancy recently acquired by PwC UK.
Melissa is also actively involved with the global start-up ecosystem, helping visionary entrepreneurs launch new ventures as a mentor and supporting the development of a financial technology company as a co-founder.
Always serving clients with a ready-for-anything attitude, she has now joined our team to help build exciting digital products loved by young consumers and disruptive new ventures in the youth market.
Melissa holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from American University of Beirut and studied entrepreneurship at City University of London. She speaks English, French, Spanish, Turkish and Arabic.