Kareem Kort is a civil and architectural engineer with a master’s degree from Bath University, UK, and a co-founder of Byrdbyte. For his thesis he developed innovative transparent membrane technology that makes rocks act like skin and fights degradation of the Church of Nativity building blocks. Kareem is a true problem-solving ninja, with a love for beautiful design and blockchain technology
Emil Kort, a Palestinian entrepreneur with a master’s degree in engineering from Exeter University, began his journey focusing on water conservation in Palestine through his thesis and is committed to exploring innovative, aesthetic, and sustainable solutions in both the tech and hydro sectors. He is now in the role of co-founder and creative director of Byrdbyte. Fueled by his passion for art and technology, Emil expertly leads multidisciplinary teams, guiding them to create remarkable products that marry form and function while highlighting the potential of Palestinian innovation.