Meet the team

STEPHANIE D'ARC TAYLOR

STEPHANIE D'ARC TAYLOR

COO

Stephanie quit her Ph.D. in Middle East history to live in the Lebanese present. She’s worked as an English teacher in a Palestinian refugee camp in south Lebanon, a journalist and editor with local and international publications, and a chef at Angela’s restaurants.
Angela Solomon

Angela Solomon

CEO

Angela was an English teacher and kids’ activity instructor. Then she was a British diplomat serving in several cities. She is co-founder of successful Beirut restaurants Motto and Makan. In between working on Jaleesa, Angela zooms around Beirut on her pink bicycle.

Hassan Bayloun

Hassan Bayloun

CTO

Hassan is a recent graduate from the American University of Beirut, with a lifelong passion for technology. He has experience in website and application development, and hopes to create one million jobs without ever having to have one.