Entrepreneur. Thiel Fellow.
Forbes 30 Under 30.
James Kawas is the co-founder & CEO at Saily Inc, a company that developed one of the top ranking shopping apps on the App Store with over 500,000 users (The Saily team joined Japan's billion-dollar commerce giant Mercari Inc ahead of its IPO in 2018). A recipient of the $100K Thiel Fellowship grant and a college dropout, the 22 year old Lebanese currently resides in Silicon Valley. James has also kept a keen interest in education reformation and has delivered two TED talks on this matter. James' work has attracted press attention from around the world and has been featured in publications like Forbes, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur Magazine, Yahoo! Finance, Bloomberg Businessweek, Mashable, and VICE. James is on the list of Forbes 30 Under 30 and has been honored "Young Entrepreneur Of The Year" in 2016 by Entrepreneur Magazine.
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