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Learning is the Key of Innovation

Our Story

Knowledge Officer was founded by Ahmed El-sharkasy and Ahmed Eshra in 2016 with a mission to empower a generation of lifelong learners and to help people, however busy, learn something new and relevant every day and achieve their career goals.

At Knowledge Officer, we are building the shortest and most efficient path to employment and career progression. We have more than 100,000+ learners worldwide, 100+ partner ships and 100+ companies students work at.



  • Ahmed El-sharkasy and Ahmed Eshra, Co-Founders
  • Sherif Olama, Chief Operating Officer
  • Matthew Kidd, Lead Data Scientist

Knowledge Officer Team

We have teams in 3 major countries Egypt, UK and India. The most amazing thing that these teams Know how to cooperate very well and had a strong relationship. Also as much we moved by hard working days we always having fun and happy moments as ONE big family.

Knowledge Officer Team
Funded by UKInnovate

Our Partners

Knowledge Officer partners with more than 100 leading companies and offer a unique remote learning experience combining personalised learning paths in our app with remote expert-led sessions, mock interviews, hands-on projects, and one-on-one mentorship from leading professionals at top tech companies.

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Leadership Team

Ahmed El-Sharkasy

CEO and Co-Founder


Ahmed El-Sharkasy is a software engineer and product manager with more than 12 years of experience working in world-class startups in the Middle East and Europe. He was the first engineer at Bkam, a leading price comparison website in the MENA and was also the first engineer at Onfido. He has also been included in the list of top 100 influencers in Edtech by the EdTech Digest. Ahmed is currently the CEO and Co-founder of Knowledge Officer.

Ahmed Eshra

CTO & Co-Founder


Ahmed Eshra is a Software Engineer with more than 12 years of experience in Research and Software development. Eshra gathered his experience from his work in different startups/Research Labs/Universities. His experience is a mix of Research and Industrial work, by driving research to successful products. Eshra is currently the CTO and Co-founder of Knowledge Officer, London-based EdTech startup with a mission to organise the world's knowledge and solve the Skills Gap in the tech industry.

Sherif Olama



Sherif Olama is a seasoned executive with demonstrated international experience in setting up tech ventures. While launching several funded startups gained experience in designing operations processes, sales & marketing strategies and team building. Spear headed the expansion of a funded startup in the GCC. With a passion for education and growing the tech eco-system, managed a youth governmental fund that launched successful revenue generating startups in Toronto, Canada as well designing their incubation process.

Sherine Abdel-Salam

Head Of Business Development and Partnerships


Sherine Abdel Salam is the Head of Business Development and Partnerships of Knowledge Officer. She has over 13 years of work experience in the field of entrepreneurship, employment and career development with a strong focus on economic empowerment of youth and women through entrepreneurship education in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, notably with AUC, INJAZ Egypt and USAID. Sherine played an influential role in shaping the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Egypt and the MENA region. She launched and managed +100 programs that supported over 80 startups and +5000 youth, including a number of bootcamps and international study tours that supported local and regional startups.