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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Leadership Qualities

Entrepreneur Middle East's Achieving Women 2019: Hala Badri, Director General, Dubai Culture And Arts Authority

Hala Badri is uninhibited about her drive and dedication for the UAE, with her happily paying credit to the nation for having enabled all of what she has achieved so far.
Woman Leaders

Entrepreneur Middle East's Achieving Women 2019: Anousheh Ansari, CEO, XPRIZE Foundation

Ansari's journey to space in 2006 has led her to being immortalized in history, with the Iranian American entrepreneur also forever going to be remembered as the first Muslim woman in the world to travel to space.
Editor's Note

Let Your Work Speak For You (The Rest Is Noise)

The content you put out in your name, should never take precedence over the business that you're trying to develop and build.

Building To Last: Okadoc Founder And CEO Fodhil Benturquia

Benturquia's hope is to build an enterprise out of the Middle East that follows the stories of companies like Amazon and Apple, one that will stand the test of time, and have a legacy that will be remembered as well.
Venture Capital

Dubai-Based Global Ventures Becomes First MENA Fund In Draper Venture Network's DVN Beta Program

The DVN Beta program supports newly established, high potential VC funds across the globe.

The Executive Selection: Julian's Barbershop

Established in 2003 by Julian Colclough, this enterprise offers customers a range of high-quality grooming services.
Business Enterprises

An Exploration Of The Business Ecosystem In Malta

To new enterprises that want to set up shop in the country, Malta offers support through a variety of fiscal and financial incentives.
Editor's Note

Redefining Definitions: Making Your Own Benchmark For Success

There's no real formula (or benchmark) for success... except the one you set for yourself.
Editor's Note

Easier Said Than Done: Why Entrepreneurs Should Learn To Let The Small Stuff Slide

Learning to let the small stuff slide is an art in itself.

Doing Things Differently: Omar Jackson, Partner, Berkeley Assets

"We're not looking to follow a set mould. We are looking to innovate at every opportunity we can."

Follow The Leader: Fodhil Benturquia, Founder And CEO, Okadoc

"Retention is an extremely important topic in the tech field, unlike traditional businesses. There is no physical asset in tech companies; your people are your assets."

Follow The Leader: Naim Maadad, Founder And CEO, Gates Hospitality

"There is no point in copying the success of others. Originality always has a market. Identity always has its own unique pedestal."

Follow The Leader: Samer Hamadeh, Founder, Akiba Dori, Tokyopolitan, And Stereo Arcade

The founder of Stereo Arcade, Akiba Dori and Tokoypolitan talks about his strategy for creating a notable brand in the hospitality space.

Crafting (New) Realities: Travel Junkie Diary Founder Michelle Karam On Turning A Blog To A Business

It may have started out as a blog, but Michelle Karam always believed that Travel Junkie Diary (TJD) would grow into something bigger.
Women in Business

Follow The Leader: Asil Attar, CEO, Damas Jewellery

"I am passionate about women's empowerment and will champion this internally and externally."