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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Founded in 2007, DUDU Communications is a team of professionals from Russia, Turkey, the UAE, Germany and several other countries. In April 2011, the company launched Godudu, world’s first multilingual social network that is unique in offering simultaneous translation from...
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....
The 20th edition of the Dubai International Boat Show was held under the supervision of Saeed Hareb which attracted thousands of visitors that came to see more than 400 yachts and boat on display at the Dubai Marine Sports...
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...
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...
Sawsan Ghanem is the Joint Managing Director and founder of Active Public Relations, a regional strategic boutique PR & Marketing Communications Agency based in Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE. She has won several prestigious Public Relations awards during her young...
Evren Aker is the Pre-Sales Manager at Interactive Intelligence Middle East. He spoke to Arabian Gazette about the latest buzzwords in the field of communications systems and explained how technologies are evolving around the planet, especially in the Middle...
By Shveta Pathak Fund managers are actively tapping into investment opportunities offered by 'frontier markets' which include the Middle East.? With their strong demographics? and promising growth prospects these markets clearly hold competitive advantages compared to the developed world to...
'Bring Your Own Device', popularly known as BYOD, is gaining popularity within enterprises. Nicolai Solling from Help AG discusses the key issues of the technology like tackling data leakages, ownership vs controls and Desktop Virtualization with Arabian Gazette. Is BYOD...