George T DeBakey
President, DeBakey International
George T. DeBakey George T. DeBakey has been involved in international business for 40 years in the private and public sector. Mr. DeBakey assists educational firms to expand and develop their business in the Middle East and other regions. He has also assisted firms to expand into the U.S. education market. Major focus in the education sector includes K-12 schools (international schools) in the Middle East and universities. He is involved in areas of gaming, Esports, Arabic language products, educational technology, languages, eBooks, reading, literacy, science, math, STEM programs, artificial intelligence, robotics, special needs, professional development programs, virtual schools and learning and online courses. He has worked with firms from the U.S., UK, Australia, Canada, Estonia, and the Middle East. Mr. DeBakey serves as an international advisor to the Advancing Global EDU education consulting firm. Mr. DeBakey has been a mentor for edtech companies and start-ups. Recently he was a mentor at the FETC conference in New Orleans for four companies at the Started program for start-ups and early stage edtech firms.