Dubai-based Entrepreneur shares insights on doing business in Dubai/UAE
Pizza, US Roadtrips and Geeking out on technology = Freedom Pizza Founder & CEO, Ian Ohan Week 2 of 52 weeks of inspiration and SwissGulf Partners were lucky enough to catch up with Freedom Pizza CEO, Ian Ohan. We chatted...
Our sit down with Bhupender Nath, CEO and Owner of Passion F&B, on ease of doing business in UAE amidst looming oil price slump and its impacts.What brought you to Dubai -- work or personal reasons?Business brought me to...
JetSmarter is the Uber for Private JetsSergey Petrossov, Chief Executive Officer and founder of JetSmarter, is one of those few people who are in the field of aviation but at the same time respect the importance of latest IT...
Interview with Hania Hoss, where she talks about all things digital and social mediaHania ElSolh Hoss is a social and digital media manager based out of Dubai. She has been associated with the world's most sought after brands such as Nike, PriceWaterhouseCoopers...
Jim Kouzes is the Dean’s Executive Fellow of Leadership at Santa Clara University and has co-authored over 30 extensively-researched books, including the award-winning The Leadership Challenge (published by Wiley).An experienced executive, he lectures on leadership around the world to...
When you are multifaceted as Madhu Arora is, it is difficult to decide whether the mind that weaves brilliant content about cinema & lifestyle is more powerful, or the face behind it  more beautiful. A rare combination indeed.But rarer still...
The first Facebook bank branch in the Middle East was pioneered by Prototype Interactive“As Google continues to get better at connecting related search queries, long, in-depth content will become more of a trend. These pages will rank for both broad...
His 2001 published book sold 1.6 million copies. He has 1.22 million Twitter followers and people world over wait for his seminars. He is the International Best Selling Author, Veteran Coach and a Management Consultant. Behold Dubai, he is...
Brazil President Dilma Rousseff on World Cup defeat - “My nightmares never got so bad”In her first interview since Brazil’s devastating 7-1 loss to Germany in last night’s World Cup semi-finals, Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour...
Freelancing, specifically online freelancing, is still a tiny part of the global staffing industry, which is estimated to be $422 billion. Last year the combined online staffing industry was $1.5 billion and this number is expected to grow to...
Property and real estate are two aspects in an economy that are highly vulnerable and immensely susceptible to the slightest variation. When these two elements enjoy a period of boom, there’s much to speak about – boast and brag...
Arabian Gazette's interview with Osama Romoh, Director of Media at RBBi, where he shares his thoughts on the MENA digital landscape.The regions first User Experience, User Interface and Performance Marketing agency RBBi has appointed Osama Romoh as the Director of...
You've probably seen some amazing time-lapse videos. In case you aren't aware of the technique - it is a trick in which sequential photos are captured over a period of time and compressed into a short video. For example, an image...
Nicolai Tillisch, bestseller authour and consultant, on why the Dubai boom fails to reach everyone, interview by Gérard Al-Fil.Management consultant and bestseller authour Nicolai Tillisch spoke to Arabian Gazette in an exclusive interview on why trial and error for...
Wysada.com Founder Mohammad Musleh tells us how Wysada.com is changing the home interiors and lifestyle retail market across the Arab World. Wysada.com is an online private sales club that offers members fast and easy access to irresistible luxury interior design and...
Desado is the Middle East’s first online destination for home décor items. Launched in December 2012, Desado offers the largest platform for people to share their inspirations and connect with the regional and international design community. Desado.com allows visitors to...
Part II of Arabian Gazette's exclusive interview with Alex Andarakis, Founder/MD, Andarakis Advisory Services. The expat with the most enviable CV.Alexander John Andarakis, is a highly experienced senior executive and a leading marketing and leadership professional with over 25 years...
Meet Alex Andarakis The Expat with the most enviable CV.Alexander John Andarakis, is a highly experienced senior executive and a leading marketing and leadership professional with over 25 years of international, regional, and local experience with multinational companies, large...
Arabian Gazette Exclusive: Well-known celebrity Hermoine Macura interviews fashion photographer Rhys Simpson-Hopkins. Fashion photography in the Arab world is an art that few photographers master. Hermione Macura heads behind the scenes to meet a UAE-based photographer who offers a fresh perspective for local...
MycroBurst has launched its crowdsourcing platform for graphic design in the Arabic language. It is the first crowdsourcing platform to do so.Zaheer Dodhia, CEO of MycroBurst.com, says: “This is an inexpensive and exciting new way of sourcing branding and...
“As if you were on fire from within, the moon lives in the lining of your skin.”~Pablo Neruda ~The Middle East has always been a traditional beauty care industry right from the time of Ancient Egyptians. Skincare and hair...
 "A multinational firm from UK has plans of  expanding its operations in the Middle East. Because of the cultural differences and marked business practices in the Middle East and GCC countries, they need guidance and legal representation in setting...
Mohammed Jaradat is an Amman-based Jordanian entrepreneur. Despite being a high school dropout, he went on to become a pioneer in video production, TV programming and compèring. After establishing his credentials in the entertainment industry, Mohammed Jaradat, also known...
Hicham Lahlou already stands among the world's elite designers. This young French-Moroccan designer - a voluble, dynamic, ever smiling, generous and optimistic personality - is not only very talented but he is also very funny. So much so that...
Zomato was founded in July 2008 by IIT Delhi alumni and has expanded its services over a span of 4 years to 16 cities across India and the UAE. The website has become Asia's largest restaurant and nightlife guide with listings...
Who has not dreamed of owning his own music radio station, to pass his favourite music, the tunes of his childhood when all other public radios only broadcast programmes according to a very institutional grid? Younes Boumehdi has had...
Al Ain Dairy is the largest dairy and juice producer in the UAE. Founded in 1981, with original stock imported from Australia, the farm now breeds its own over 3,000 head of milking steers. It also has a camel farm with...
The statusque women sashaying down the ramp held the audience captive. It was hard to comprehend what it was that arrested your attention. No doubt they were all beautiful to a fault, and yet there was something more. The...
Philippe Elie is the director of operations, EMEA at Riverbed Technology. Philippe is also responsible for developing the partner community in the Middle East consisting of distributors, resellers, systems integrators, and service providers. Arabian Gazette's Moign Khawaja asked him...
By Rahma RachdiTarak Ben Ammar was born on 12 June, 1949 in Tunis to a French mother of Corsican origin and Tunisian father. His father was a lawyer who was later appointed as a diplomat. Tarak is the nephew of Wassila Bourguiba, wife...
Isam Bayazidi is the CEO of ikoo, an integrated digital marketing solution provider with the largest reach in the Middle East and North Africa, combining more than 120 websites of leading publishers in the fields of sports, women, news, business, automotive, and...
Lothar Hohmann is owner of PRECISE, a company that produces laser engraved 2D and 3D portraits, trophies, awards, corporate gifts and mementos made of precious high-quality optical crystal.He is an energetic, creative entrepreneur with a sharp ability to identify business opportunities...
Kamal Hassan is a 20-year veteran of the business world with expertise in corporate strategy, innovation management, performance excellence and business development and growth. He has been an active supporter of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and startups in the...
The Middle East, especially Iran, has been under cyber-attack for several years. Trojans, spywares and worms such as Stuxnet, Duqu, et al, have wreaked havoc on Iranian computer networks, especially the ones connected to the nuclear programme, in the past.Latest reports...
Arshed Mohammed is the Founder of Spirit of Arabia, a brand of choice for contemporary stylish clothing, accessories and gift items designed around an Arabian theme.Spirit of Arabia aims to emerge as a truly unique concept that merges fashion, retail...
Farah Al Fardh is an Emirati lady gifted with multiple talents. She takes great interest in acting, dancing and writing but her knack of paper wizardry clearly stands out. She developed an interest in paper-based arts and crafts at an early...
The reason why we may have identified so deeply with the revolutions of the Arab Spring this past year, seems to be the protesters unfaltering courage. This year's recipient of the Olof Palme Prize, Gomorrah's author in hiding Roberto...
Tala Badri is the Founder and Executive Director of the Centre for Musical Arts (CMA). Born and educated in Dubai, Tala studied music at Royal Holloway, University of London, and is the only female Emirati music graduate to date....
Paul Kenny is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cobone.com, an e-commerce website founded in late 2010.Cobone.com is the largest daily deals company in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in terms of revenue and also...