Elie is the co-founder of Anghami – the leading music streaming service in the Middle East.
In late 2012, seizing the opportunity of a lack of proper digital music service, Elie and his partner
Eddy Maroun launched Anghami.
Since then, Anghami has reached over 80 million users, streaming close to 1 billion songs every
It is currently the most downloaded regional app in the Middle East, recognized throughout the
region by artists as well as users as one of the main drivers of digital music growth.
Anghami successfully raised over $30M from VCs and partnered with MBC the top media group in
the region to raise digital awareness.
At Anghami, Elie runs the operations and product development, spending most of his time working
between clouds, streams and pixels.
Before Anghami, Elie co-founded PowerMeMobile – a mobile messaging gateway provider.
Prior to that, he was the CTO of one of the first portals in the Middle East Naharnet.com
The first company Elie co-founded was straight after completing his BS in Computer Science from
LAU in 1994