HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal
Founder & Chairman, KBW Investments
As a figure of business, technology enthusiast, and investor, Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal is a firm proponent of clean energy, healthy living, the humane treatment of animals, and a motivated voice for Middle East entrepreneurs.
A member of the Saudi Arabian royal family, Khaled was born in California and spent his youth in Riyadh under the mentorship of his father, philanthropist HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, Chairman and founder of Kingdom Holding Company.
Today, with holdings on five continents, Khaled stands at the gateway between the Middle East’s evolving economies and the Western world. He invests in an array of successful, but diverse global businesses—from promising technology start-ups to established companies in the construction sector. Consistently, his focus is on ventures and ideas at the intersection of innovation and economic stability. Khaled is the founder and Chairman of KBW Investments (KBW) and works across several tiers and levels of the business. As a believer in solution-based business models using innovative developments, KBW partnered with NGP, a leading manufacturer of robotic parking systems, and TTM Post Tensioning, a fully integrated hardware and stressing equipment system focus on structural integrity. KBW recently invested significantly in Square, Inc., a financial services, merchant services aggregator and mobile payment company based in San Francisco, California.