Ayman Hariri is the third son of Rafiq Hariri, former prime minister of Lebanon in five different terms. A great friend of Jacques Chirac and killed by Hezbollah on February 14, 2005, in a car bomb attack. His older brother, Saad, is the current successor of his father. But Ayman Hariri was less interested in politics than in computer science. He graduated in computer science at Georgetown University in the US.