• Kaswara Al-Khatib

    Kaswara Al-Khatib

    Chairman & CEO, UTURN Entertainment
    Known as the “New media Godfather” in Saudi, Kaswara is an award-winning serial entrepreneur and risk taker.
  • Nadine Samra

    Nadine Samra

    VP digital business Middle East and Africa , Zee Entertainment
    Nadine launched Weyyak, a major Arabic OTT platform and Zee5 for MENA and African regions.
  • Maya Manna

    Maya Manna

    Head, RT Arabic
    Maya is leading the success of RT Arabic, the first foreign media outlet in the Arabic region to surpass one billion views on YouTube.
  • Nayla Al Khaja

    Nayla Al Khaja

    CEO, Nayla Al Khaja Films
    Passionate advocate of women in the arts, Nayla is the 1st female film Director/Producer in the UAE, founder of the 1st film club in Dubai, and the 1st Emirati to have a project accepted at Cannes.
  • Dinara Toktosunova

    Dinara Toktosunova

    Chief Executive Officer, Ruptly
    Implementing the latest technology in media production and delivery, Dinara is disrupting traditional content development.
  • Raffaele Annecchino

    Raffaele Annecchino

    President and Managing Director, Southern & Western Europe, MEA Viacom International Media Networks
    Leading business expansion and brand awareness across Africa, Middle East and Europe, Raffaele is driving broadcast content evolution.
  • Fares Sayegh

    Fares Sayegh

    Chief Executive Officer, Roya TV
    Through a media platform that promotes experiential television, Fares is driving the broadcast of a range of programs from news to entertainment.
  • Wesam Kattan

    Wesam Kattan

    Vice President - Content & Brand Marketing, Vuclip
    Increasing presence in existing markets and expanding footprint in others, Wesam is enhancing the core value proposition of relevant content offering the best customer experience.
  • Rachelle Peterson

    Rachelle Peterson

    Global Director, Commercial Distribution, CNN
    Guru in fresh ideas to reflect how travellers consume content on the go, Rachelle also manages Turner’s B2B distribution business, and commercial sector alliance & partnership building.
  • Michael Schiffini

    Michael Schiffini

    Business Lead OTT, Emerging Markets, Dolby Laboratories
  • Nick Grande

    Nick Grande

    Managing Director, ChannelSculptor
  • Tracey Grant

    Tracey Grant

    Vice President Content, Viacom International Media Networks
  • Layal Abdulla AlMusharrakh

    Layal Abdulla AlMusharrakh

    Presenter, Dubai Media Incorporated
  • Bassam Alasad

    Bassam Alasad

    Managing Director and Chief Content Officer, Creative Media Solutions & PGA International Committee member - Jordan representative, Producers Guild of America
  • Danny Bates

    Danny Bates

    Chief Operating Officer, Starzplay
  • Jamal Al Sharif

    Jamal Al Sharif

    Chairman, Dubai Film & TV Commission
  • Kinda Ibrahim

    Kinda Ibrahim

    Director of Media Partnerships MENA, Twitter
  • Shayan Shakeel

    Shayan Shakeel

    Editor Chief Executive Officer, Arabian Business
  • Meshal Al Mutairi

    Meshal Al Mutairi

    Saudi Actor and Producer, & Co-Founder of Spirit Media
    Known for his role in "Keif al-hal?". Meshal is part of the Kingdom's unprecedented leap into the entertainment sector.
  • Mohammed Sendi

    Mohammed Sendi

    Saudi Creative Producer & Filmmaker
    A Valparaiso University graduate, Mohammed has worked in award-winning films as actor, editor, cinematographer, director and producer.
  • Nour Almasri

    Nour Almasri

    Regional Digital Media Director, Sayidaty & Aljamila Magazines Magazines - Saudi Research & Publishing Company - SRPC
    Digital Marketing & Media development and management expert, Noor works with high profile Dot-com, TV, Publishing and Telecom companies and media agencies.
  • Ruba Ibrahim

    Ruba Ibrahim

    Director Operations, Al-Arabiya News Channel
  • Manoj Abraham Mathew

    Manoj Abraham Mathew

    Territory Head – (Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan and Turkey), Zee Network
    one of the main architects for the launch of the Zee Network’s Arabic initiative with its movie channel Zee Aflam & Zee Alwan.
  • Carlos Tibi

    Carlos Tibi

    CEO and Founder, ICFLIX
    A strategic thinker, Carlos founded ICFLIX with a vision to develop it into #1 global entertainment OTT streaming company.
  • Ahmed Abdelhamid

    Ahmed Abdelhamid

    Head of Programming & Acquisitions, MajidKids TV
    Ahmed helped launch Majid, a channel specializing in children’s content with a full digital offering.
  • Dr. Naser Refaat

    Dr. Naser Refaat

    Chief Technology Officer, Rotana TV
    Dr. Nasser is a visionary technologist, author and innovative senior executive.
  • Ehab Mohamed Rady

    Ehab Mohamed Rady

    Movie Director
  • Omar Alabdalli

    Omar Alabdalli

    Group Chief Executive Officer, Uturn
  • Ahmad Abdeltawab

    Ahmad Abdeltawab

    Director and Script Writer & Chairman, QHD Media Production
    Leveraging innovative technologies, Ahmad is reshaping the media production landscape in Egypt.
  • Bhanu Chaddha

    Bhanu Chaddha

    Head of Business Planning - Emerging Media, MBC Group
    Business innovation expert, Bhanu is best known for developing strategic partnerships and creating unconventional business models.
  • Dr. Ibrahim Abu Zekri

    Dr. Ibrahim Abu Zekri

    President, Arab Union of TV and Radio Producers
  • Ghassan Saad

    Ghassan Saad

    Director of Video Services, New Business & Innovation, du
  • Kareem Farid

    Kareem Farid

    Head of Storytelling at APCO worldwide and Presenter of Tech with Kareem on CNN Arabic
  • Karim Saad

    Karim Saad

    Founder & VR Filmmaker, Giga Works
  • Majed Al Suwaidi

    Majed Al Suwaidi

    Managing Director, Dubai Media City
  • Pankaj Kedia

    Pankaj Kedia

    Managing Director, Emerging Markets, Dolby Labs
    As Dolby’s MD of Emerging Markets, Pankaj is leading, developing and executing strategy for growing the company’s business across the region.
  • Phil Griffiths

    Phil Griffiths

    Founder & Creative Director, Nomad
  • Amanda Turnbull

    Amanda Turnbull

    Vice President & General Manager, Discovery Networks Middle East and Africa
  • Geet Lulla

    Geet Lulla

    Managing Director, India, Middle East and Southeast Asia, Gracenote
    Geet is delivering innovative solutions to entertainment provider, media and technology customers in those emerging markets.

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