Meet Our Mentor

May Khizam


May Khizam is the Founder of The Grid Initiative, a team of professionals working with organizations as an extension of their business development and marketing efforts to conceptualize, curate and produce seminars, panel discussions, roundtables, workshops, conferences and also video content. As a well-appointed platform, we act as a channel for organizations to reach a relevant audience of discerning professionals to share informational content that improves professional and personal efficiency and thereby establishes brand recognition and builds brand loyalty. Our tag line is ‘actionable information for business professionals’.

Before establishing The Grid Initiative in 2015, May was the COO of a private investment firm in Dubai for five years with portfolio companies ranging from private aviation, hospitality, property, industrial and agribusiness. Her prior experience was in HR Management across industries, including HR Director MENA for Morgan Stanley, when she transferred with the investment bank to Dubai from Tokyo in 2007.