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...
  In our interview with Jean Claus, CEO Euler Hermes Middle East, shares his views on how destructive Covid-19 has been to the global economy, the twin shock of Covid-19 and the sharp drop in oil prices which are posing...
  The Canton Fair, with a history of 62 years, is China's biggest trade fair. It is also the oldest and the most representative trade fair in China. The 125th Canton Fair will take place in three stages: Phase I: 15-19...
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...
“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...
Martin Waldenström is the CEO of cashU, a payment service provider with a focus on Internet transactions in the Middle East and North Africa with head office in Dubai, UAE. Established by Maktoob (now Yahoo!) back in 2002, cashU is one...
JetSmarter is the Uber for Private Jets Sergey 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...
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...
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...
During the recent Gulf Trade Finance Summit in Dubai we had the chance to interact with trading finance industry experts to discuss on disruptions in trade finance and to get to know more on the latest trends,...
We speak to Stuart Ferguson, CEO, American Dream, to know more about the US visa residency programme EB-5 and the upcoming changes to it. About the EB-5 Visa EB-5 was...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
In this candid interview, Chairman of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (Dubai) Chapter, Mahmood Bangara, talks about VAT implementation in the UAE and their implications on business. He assesses post implementation of value added tax (VAT) in...
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...
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...
  Economic development expert Richie Santosdiaz speaks with Oz Yildiz and Opender Singh from Smart Ed, an American company in the education sector that sells stem-based products and modules across the world. Please brief us on the evolution of Smart Ed...
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....
Double A paper is manufactured by Double A (1991) Public Company Limited, one of the most advanced fully-integrated pulp and paper manufacturers in the world. Double A paper is produced from fast growing farmed trees grown by contract farmers...
1TAM – One Thing About Me – is a vlogging platform for unfiltered conversations taking social media back to basics 1TAM is a UAE homegrown vlogging app which aims to tackle the issue of authenticty problem that is inherent in...
Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques (SITA) was founded in 1949 by eleven airlines: Air France, KLM, Sabena, Swissair, TWA, British European Airways Corporation (BEAC), British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC), British South American Airways (BSAA), Swedish A.G.Aerotransport, Danish Det Danske...
Interview with His Excellency Mr. Savvas Perdios, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Cyprus. Cyprus’ increasing hotel and resort portfolio is expected to grow by 1,634 rooms this...
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...
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...
Economic development expert, Richie Santosdiaz, interviews Sally Harrison, Head of Business Development and Marketing at Emrill, a leading, Dubai-based, facilities management company. UAE’s Facilities Management market is expected to grow at CAGR of 9...
Think photocopiers and Xerox is the name ready to reckon with. However, in our interview with Ms. Pui-Chi Li, Head of Marketing in the Middle East for Xerox, we discover that Xerox is much more than just photocopiers. We...