Innovators: Page 10


Incubating Innovation: Sheraa Chairperson H.E. Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi

Sheraa Chairperson H.E. Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi discusses harnessing the entrepreneurial skills of the region's youth.


Turning Heads: Plan b Founder And Chairman Harmeek Singh

With eight companies currently under its umbrella, Plan b is using its in-house expertise to stand out in a competitive market.

News and Trends

The Real Trump Cards: #10 Traits Organizations Explore in their Innovation Officers

A transformative, change champion is a key ingredient of an Innovation Officer


Setting An Example: Zain Jordan CEO Ahmad Hanandeh

Through its establishment of the Zain Innovation Campus, this corporate is showing other Middle East companies how to effectively support the region's entrepreneurial ecosystem


Surging Ahead: Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman And Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare

After three decades of success, the Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare is now leading his company to its next phase of growth.


Careem Egypt Managing Director Wael Fakharany On The Transition From Google To Startup Life

Given its massive population, Egypt is an important market for Careem in the MENA region, and the company has been steadily growing its brand in the country, with its services now available in the six cities of Cairo, Alexandria, Damanhour, Mansoura, Tanta and Hurghada.

Starting a Business

Mahmood Shaikhani, Managing Director, Shaikhani Group On Running (And Growing) The Family Business

In a region where over 80% of businesses are either owned or controlled by families, it's easy to note the similarities between the growth stories of the Shaikhani Group of Companies and other family businesses based here in the Middle East.


Elan Group CEO Jaber Al Ansari On The Company Marking 12 Impactful Years

"When Elan was established 12 years ago, the advertising industry in Qatar was still nascent," remembers Jaber Al Ansari, Group CEO, Elan Group.


The 10 Best Motivational Books of 2016

Deeply authentic accounts of personal trials, hard-learned truths and unexpected epiphanies teach readers that anything is possible -- once you understand that hard work alone isn't enough.

Business News

Heimlich, Creator of the Maneuver to Save Choking Victims, Dies at 96

The doctor came up with the ground-breaking technique in 1974 after reading about the high rate of choking deaths in restaurants.


How an Obsessive Movie-Goer Reinvented the Theater's Favorite Food

This entrepreneur turned his popcorn problem into a profitable business.


7 Innovators, Creatives and Entrepreneurs in New Movies You Can't Miss This Month

Get motivated at the theater with these flicks.


Empowering Entrepreneurs: Qatar Development Bank CEO Abdulaziz bin Nasser Al-Khalifa

The CEO of QDB believes the best way to empower Qatar's future generations is to simplify the path to entry for new participants.


Identity Matters: Hublot CEO Ricardo Guadalupe

How this Swiss luxury watch brand founded in 1980 is using innovation to beat its older competitors in the market (and consolidate its future).


7 Ways Entrepreneurs Drive Economic Development

Entrepreneurs create businesses, businesses create jobs and people with jobs make good customers.