Panel Discussion: Bringing the Middle East to the International Marketplace
Majed Al Suwaidi is Managing Director of Dubai Media City, Dubai Studio City, and Dubai Production City – members of TECOM Group.
He provides strategic direction and ensures steady growth of the media business districts, home to thousands of media companies and tens of thousands of creative professionals. As the Managing Director of this integrated creative ecosystem which is home to many Fortune 500 companies from around the world, entrepreneurs and start-ups alike, Majed plays a key role in positioning Dubai as an international media hub.
Prior to this role, Majed was Managing Director of Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource City. Under his leadership, the integrated ICT hub became a strategic partner of the Smart Dubai initiative that is driving Dubai’s transformation into one of the smartest cities in the world.
In a previous role as Director of Business Development for Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource City, he was part of the team that launched in5, a dedicated platform for emerging talent that supports innovation and entrepreneurship across TECOM’s business parks.
Majed has also served as Director Commercial Operations and Director of Sales at Dubai Internet City and prior to that gained invaluable experience with Dubai International Financial Centre and Emirates Airline.
Among his other responsibilities, Majed is a Board Member in Young Arab Leaders.
Majed holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from American University in Dubai and MBA in Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University.