Ahmad Ayyad, 21 Jordan

TechnoEcho

Ahmad leads TechnoEcho, an initiative that works to transform Jordanians from technology consumers into technology producers. His initiative provides online resources - such as lessons and lectures in technological entrepreneurship - to equip Jordanians with the tools and skills to create technological innovations. TechnoEcho also aims to propel Jordan into the app industry by producing free and paid mobile phone apps with local relevance. Ahmad has already carried out two well-attended technology events and provided iOS programming lectures. The latter created numerous successful apps, including TweetWeet, which has been downloaded more than 50,000 times.

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