Aby Sam Thomas

Aby Sam Thomas

Entrepreneur Staff
Editor in Chief, Entrepreneur Middle East

About Aby Sam Thomas

Aby Sam Thomas is the Editor in Chief of Entrepreneur Middle East. He’s been working in journalism since 2011, prior to which he was an analyst programmer with Accenture, where he worked with J. P. Morgan Chase's investment banking arm at offices in Mumbai, London, and New York. He holds a Master's Degree in Journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York.  

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Editor's Note

Candor Over Charisma: Strange Circumstances Make For Quality Takeaways

Let's drop the act, let's be real, and let's have everyone feel like they can be themselves- without our judgment, and with our support.
Abu Dhabi

A Launchpad For Success: How StartAD Has Bolstered Abu Dhabi's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

In three years, startAD has graduated 118 global startups that have raised US$50 million, secured over 50 pilots with corporations, generated $15 million in revenue annually, and created over 250 jobs.
Editor's Note

Amplifying Goodwill: Why You Should Participate In The #UbuntuLoveChallenge

Based on the African philosophy of ubuntu, which means "I am because we are," the #UbuntuLoveChallenge is an effort at bringing together people to combat the hardships we face right now, and thus address these problems in a collective manner, so as to realize a better future for us all.
Editor's Note

Taking The Right Steps Forward (As A Business Ecosystem)

"During these unprecedented times, it's a question of whether organizations will be humanizing and supporting each other, rather than seeing it as an opportunity to capitalize on the misfortune of others."
Growth Strategies

This Too Shall Pass: Behaviors Today Will Have Ramifications Tomorrow

At the end of the day, it's good to remember that one's behavior in the worst situations is often the best indicator of how one really is, and that's something to keep in mind for now- and for later.
Culture

Trust The Process: Claudio Leenders, Founder, Leen's

Leenders is someone who has seen his life play out in Central America, South America, Europe, Australia, and now the Middle East, and as such, he has a plethora of stories, insights, and experiences to share.
Design

In Tune With The Times: Michael Khoury, General Manager, Mirodec

Having launched in 1982 in Beirut, Lebanon, this family business expanded to the UAE in 2012, and Mirodec has steadily built itself up to be known as one of the market leaders in this particular space.
Editor's Note

Perspective Is Everything

One never knows what someone else is going through in a personal capacity, and as such, it's well within our interest to make sure all of our interactions are kind.
Startup Funding

We Got Funded: Okadoc Closes The Largest Ever Series A Round For A MENA Healthtech Startup

Dubai-based startup Okadoc makes history by closing the largest ever Series A round for a healthtech startup in the MENA region
Business Travel

One Monte-Carlo Conference Center: A New Hub For Business Tourism In Monaco

The MICE segment is the target of this newest offering from Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer.
Sustainability

Ahead Of The Curve: Alliances for Global Sustainability CEO Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan

"It is our collective duty to lead responsibly to create a better world for future generations."
Innovation

First-Mover Advantage: H.E. Mariam Bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, UAE Minister Of State For Food Security

In conversation with the first-ever Minister of State for Food Security in the UAE (and the world).
Editor's Note

Marching To The Beat Of Your Own Drum

"What you do with your lives is something only you should get to decide on."
Entrepreneurs

Disruption By Demand: ALTR Created Diamonds Founder And CEO Amish Shah

The diamond business, like so many others around it, is seeing the winds of change come upon it as well.
Editor's Note

Tuning Out: Minding Your Own Business

While keeping yourself open to reactions and feedback is always good, at the end of the day, only you should be deciding what you should be doing with your business, your career, and even your life.