I think I am doing something great and that’s a real validation for my success.
Please tell us about yourself.
I am Sulaiman Almansour. I’m an entrepreneur managing an incubator business called Ugene. I am always looking forward to adding value and learning from others so I consider myself a student of life.
Tell us about your educational background.
I studied economics and business in the US and graduated in summer 2016 from University of Oregon with a bachelor degree.
Tell us about your family.
I live with my family. I have 6 siblings and I am very close to them and my parents.
Describe your family support.
My family is a big supporter of everything I do in life except for the entrepreneurship. They see it as risky and time wasting. Unfortunately, this is the main thing I need them to push me toward and they never do.
Tell us about your childhood. How did your formative years lead to your success?
I was always questioning everything and thinking of finding creative solutions. This would make people laugh.
Any life changing experiences?
Any dreams while growing up? Did they come true?
I don’t remember them!
Tell us about your earlier work experiences.
Ugene Business Incubator helped more than 500 startups locally and regionally. We are
responsible for adding value in the economy and we think the success indicator is how many jobs we created in the market.
Tell us a little about your current job.
I am the CEO for Ugene and I am responsible for business stability and scalability.
Tell us about your industry.
The industry is full of passionate people and the day-to-day is like a vacation every day.
What lies behind the growth of the company?
Quality work and trust.
How has business been for the company in the past one or two years?
A lot of lessons have been learned.
Adding real value for people in life.
What motivates you?
What inspired you to be the person you are today?
Other successful people.
How would you like to be remembered?
As humble and inspiring.
Your favourite thing to do?
Who are your real-life heroes?
My grand fathers.
Describe yourself in three words
Student of life.
Where do you envision yourself in five years?
As an economy booster.
All people have potential.
What’s the secret of your success?
Your biggest supporters?
My partners and my mentors.
It is said that every inspirational person has been inspired by another, was that the case
Yes. I was inspired by many successful people in my life.
Your message for other people?
Heighten your senses and live every moment in your life.
My parents’ happiness.
I am scared of….
What’s your favourite holiday spot?
Your favourite quote?
Bring the joy.