Jalal Maqableh

Jalal Maqableh – Inclusive Entrepreneurship Business Advisor

With SBDC since 2017

Jalal’s global perspective and versatile skillset help the SV SBDC connect with underserved communities throughout the region. With 18+ years of experience in advising entrepreneurs and businesses and a broad range of knowledge in critical business topics, Jalal is also active in community initiatives and supports community members who are looking for a better future.

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  • Business strategic planning
  • Adopt technology for business development and management
    Data analytics & data visualization
  • Web development (WordPress)
  • Organizational strategic leadership, development, and change management
  • Working with immigrants (Speaking Arabic)


  • GrowthWheel Certified Business Advisor


  • Granada College (Jordan), Diploma, Information Technology
  • Philadelphia University (Jordan) BS, Software Engineering
  • Eastern Mennonite University, MA, Conflict Transformation & Peacebuilding
  • Eastern Mennonite University, Graduate Certificate, Nonprofit Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship
  • James Madison University, Ph.D. Candidate, Strategic Leadership Studies, concentration in organizational science and leadership
    18+ years of experience in advising entrepreneurs and businesses in different regions, communities, contexts, and countries


  • Winner of the 2006 King Abdullah II of Jordan Award for Freelance Business & Entrepreneurship, Jordan’s highest honor for a young businessman

Fun Fact

“I believe I’m a good cook, I will never disappoint you if you try the food I make. My dishes always smell and taste fantastic!”