\forum 2014Speakers \ Mr. Al-Harith W. Al-Qurashi

Mr. Al-Harith W. Al-Qurashi

Founder & General Manager
EDUCON Study Abroad

Profile

Started from an early age, Al-Harith was working within his family business running some restaurants during season and school holidays.

By the age of 17, he started his first business by opening a restaurant which two years later followed by another two restaurants which he opened. Eventually, those restaurants meant to be closed. By the age of 19 Harith joined Saudi Arabian Airlines for 5 years followed by Unilever for 2.5 years.

In 2005, Al-Harith announced EDUCON as an Establishment that specializing in Study Abroad now representing more than 150 educational Institutes in 13 countries and helped over 5,000 students to study abroad. EDUCON was ranked 2nd in the Saudi Fastest Growth list for 2011 (Start-up) and 5th for 2010. And recently Al-Harith was selected by Forbs Middle East as one top 100 entrepreneurs shaping Saudi Arabia’s future.

Al-Harith is a father of three Yousef, Sedar and Mohammed. Now working on developing new programs and services to better serve the community different educational needs.