Ibrahim Elshamy

Ibrahim Elshamy

Dartmouth College

Ulster University, Magee (UUM)


Ibrahim is a lawyer at Gunderson Dettmer in Los Angeles. Prior to that, he served as the Head of Legal at Karat. A graduate of Stanford Law, School Ibrahim previously worked as a Corporate Associate at Gunderson Dettmer, in the Bay Area, where he provided legal representation and strategic counsel to start-up companies.

Ibrahim is a 2011 Mitchell Scholar. He received a Master's Degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from the Ulster University in Derry. While studying in Ireland, Ibrahim became interested in the role of economic development in helping to secure long-term stability and peace. While conducting thesis research in Egypt, Ibrahim saw that access to opportunities for economic development was a key success factor for sustaining peaceful society, a theme common to Ireland's experience of the peace process and Egypt's recent period of political transition.

Ibrahim obtained his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth.