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THE LEADING TECH FESTIVAL FOR EMERGING MARKETS

Digital Track

The Digital Track tackles the latest global trends in digital marketing, brands, advertising tech, and content. Brand Managers, CMOs, Influencers, and digital gurus take the stage, host workshops, and network to also meet startups in the digital media space.

What We Cover

Media
Social audio, video content, user-generated content.
Creators
YouTubers, podcasters, relationships with brands.
Adtech
Cookies, short-term acquisition, data.
Streaming
Fulfilling demand, tailored content, blockbusters.
 

2023 Digital Track Speakers

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CHRISTOPHER LEACOCK

JILLIONAIRE LLC

CHRISTOPHER LEACOCK

JILLIONAIRE LLC

Christopher Leacock a.k.a Jillionaire is a Trinidadian entrepreneur who uses music, food and technology to examine relationships between the Caribbean and the diaspora. Leacock has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, Rolling Stone, and has appeared at Web Summit, Collision and Slush, discussing the intersection between technology and culture.

Zoha Zoya

R/GA

Zoha Zoya

R/GA

Zoha Zoya is Group Creative Director and Head of Experience Design at R/GA London. For the last 10 years, she led the strategic and experience design thinking for multiple innovative products and services across industries. She combines human-centered design and technology to craft smart and connected brand experiences that drive business growth. She has worked with a variety of global brands in luxury and financial services including; Le Creuset, Rimowa, Moncler, Stone Island, Magic Leap, NBK and Akbank. Zoha will be serving as a President Jury for Digital Craft, Mobile and Social & Influencer in Dubai Lynx 2023. She served as a Jury for multiple global awards including Cannes Lions, The One Club for Creativity and ADC awards. She has published articles in The Guardian, Gulf News and Creative Review.

Nora Ali

Morning Brew

Nora Ali

Morning Brew

Nora Ali is the CEO & Co-Founder of an upcoming entertainment venture, and host at Morning Brew. Nora recently covered tech, business, and entertainment news at Cheddar, anchoring daily from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, where she also created, produced, and hosted several specialty TV series. Nora previously led teams of engineers and designers as a Senior Product Manager at Jet.com and started her career on the trading floor at Goldman Sachs. As a child of Bangladeshi immigrants, Nora is passionate about elevating historically excluded voices and telling the stories of those who feel like ‘outsiders.’

MELİS ABACIOĞLU

WELLBEES

MELİS ABACIOĞLU

WELLBEES

Melis is a serial entrepreneur with three major, industry-moving startups under her belt. She is the founder of Kizlar Sahada, a social enterprise that trains over 500 girls in 14 different locations around Turkey between the ages of 9-24 for free to empower them challenging gender stereotypes. She is also the founder of SWEATers App, a platform for socializing through sports that is the official app for Istanbul’s IAAF Gold Label Status Marathon. Finally she is the founder of Wellbees, an HR Tech product, specifically a corporate wellbeing platform that works to create a world where everybody reaches her potential whilst being caring to one another. Wellbees serves over 100K+ employees in 50+ companies 17 countries and 8 languages. Melis is a Columbia graduate with Mathematics and Art History double major, which she thinks that complete one another perfectly. She also is the mom of Mila, a spitfire that runs through the house like the Tasmania Monster. She describes herself as an avid reader, runner, collector of memories.

Brendan Kane

Hook Point LLC

Brendan Kane

Hook Point LLC

Since 2005, Brendan Kane has helped the largest brands and celebrities in the world reverse engineer how to make content go viral. Brendan and his team at Hook Point have generated 60 billion views and 100+ million followers for the content they have worked on. Over the course of his career, Brendan: Developed the first ever influencer campaign on YouTube in 2007 Oversaw $200 million in marketing spend Worked with major corporations MTV, Viacom, Vice Magazine, Paramount Pictures, IKEA and Sketchers Generated $1 billion in revenue for clients Worked with celebrities Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Adriana Lima on their digital strategy Generated over a million followers on my personal Facebook and Instagram account as an experiment Authored best selling books One Million Followers: How I Built a Massive Social Audience in 30 Days and Hook Point: How to Stand out in a 3-Second World And most recently developed The Hook Point Guide to Going Viral

Daniela Rossi

Unlimited

Daniela Rossi

Unlimited

Daniela is a strategic, creative and dynamic professional and startup enthusiast with 20 years of international experience in the Omnichannel Retail Industry. Born and raised in Italy, after living and working in Milan, Melbourne and London, Daniela settled down in Dubai where she founded Unlimited, a multimedia podcast platform to promote female entrepreneurship in the UAE. On podcast, on print, on stage Daniela’s mission is to give voice to pioneering business women and female leaders from the Mena Region and beyond, to engage in inspiring conversations from Entrepreneurship to Retail, Artificial Intelligence, Wellbeing, Sustainability & more to challenge stereotypes, spread awareness, inspire and drive growth.

Craig Borthwick

LIGHTBLUE

Craig Borthwick

LIGHTBLUE

Craig Borthwick is an award-winning marketing professional with over 15 years experience in creative, experiential, digital, content and integrated agencies. Craig is a Partner at LIGHTBLUE, a creative experience and web3 technology agency, operating at the forefront of culture with world-class executions. In the web3 space, the agency specialises in strategies which bridge the physical and digital worlds to create seamless integration and monumental results.

Nora Tourky

Alshaya Group

Nora Tourky

Alshaya Group

A Marketing & Digital Guru with 12 years of experience across Africa, Middle East and Turkey in FMCG (Johnson & Johnson) and currently in the Retail industry (Alshaya Group). Established a strong reputation across the region and globally for shaping new innovation and marketing communication strategies based on customer centric insights that deliver outstanding business results.

Ahella El Saban

EXITS MENA

Ahella El Saban

EXITS MENA

Ahella El Saban is currently Co-founder/ Chief Commercial Officer for Exits.me ; the first online Fintch investment marketplace platform in MENA which connects startups and SMEs with potential buyers and investors. She is also the Chief Marketing Officer for Pie Consultancy, a Mergers & Acquisitions firm in MENA. Additionally, Ahella is the founder of Lumas Global, a firm working with youth, entrepreneurs and businesses in helping to bridge the skill related gaps through customized trainings and Market research projects focusing on online digital consumer behavior. Previously, Ahella worked for a several years in academia at The British University in Egypt within the Marketing discipline before moving into the B2B ads Marketing team at Google MENA, helping businesses in digital transformation and consumer insights. After finishing her MA from Durham University in Consumer Behavior and Marketing, she is currently a PhD researcher at London South Bank University with a focus on consumer behavior.

Lemya Soltani

Next Broadcast Media

Lemya Soltani

Next Broadcast Media

Lemya Soltani is the Commercial Director of Next Broadcast Media, the largest digital audio & podcast marketplace in MENA. Lemya is in charge of partnerships and of developing and implementing effective strategies to drive Next Broadcast’s growth across the MENA region and globally. Previously, she was the Commercial Lead at dubizzle/ OLX Group, where she helped advance the company’s strategic objectives. Prior to that, Lemya was the Head of Sales at InMobi in London, and prior to that she was responsible for agency relationships at Yahoo Germany. Lemya holds a Masters in Business Administration & Marketing Management from Munich University of Applied Sciences.

Sergiu Ardelean

Artivive

Sergiu Ardelean

Artivive

Sergiu Ardelean is a visionary entrepreneur from Austria who has made a name for himself in the world of Augmented Reality. As the founder of a successful AR agency that served major clients such as Volkswagen and Audi across 42 countries, Sergiu has a proven track record of delivering cutting-edge solutions. He is now taking his expertise to the next level with his new startup, Artivive. This innovative company is revolutionizing the art world by blending haptic and digital art through augmented reality. With offices in Europe, the US, and China, Artivive is already being used by 220,000 artists in 120 countries. The company’s collaborations with renowned museums and galleries in cities such as Vienna, Munich, San Francisco, Seoul, and Shanghai are a testament to the exciting new dimensions that augmented art can bring. Sergiu is the CEO of Artivive and is responsible for overseeing product development and ensuring that the company stays true to its vision and mission.

Mamta Varerkar

yellow

Mamta Varerkar

yellow

Mamta Varerkar has more than 17 years of experience in Branding, Advertising, Content and Communications, with a focus on providing clients with Digital solutions. Mamta is a General Manager and Partner at Yellow – a branding, communications and digital agency based in Dubai Design District. Mamta has also been an independent marketing consultant to several SMEs and startups helping them meet their marketing and business objectives. Mamta shares her experience working with startups in her podcast: Startup Hustle Middle East, which includes stories of startups and VCs from the ecosystem.

Nik Speller

Influencer

Nik Speller

Influencer

A graduate of Manchester Business School, Nik has worked across a wide range of industries, including market research, economic analysis, and digital advertising. Having now worked in influencer marketing for almost a decade, Nik is a leading industry expert and has given talks on the development and future of influencer marketing, regulations, campaign management, and influencer fraud. He is also a member of the Advertising Standards Authority’s Industry Advisory Panel. Nik oversees the MENA business, and the ownership of the New Business team across the whole of the UK business, alongside supporting the commercial leads on strategic revenue growth. Nik leads on the commercial organisation, development, and growth of Influencer, ensuring that Influencer are delivering campaigns of the highest quality, using the most up-to-date influencer marketing best practice, to clients across the globe.

Moe Minkara

Mink

Moe Minkara

Mink

Moe Minkara is the founder and Executive Creative Dircetor of mink, a content driven marketing communications agency with a love for branding & design! Today Mink is a team of 30 multi disciplinary creative communicators with offices in Dubai and Beirut. Prior to opening up his agency, Moe held posts as the Executive Creative Director of Leo Burnett MENA and as the Regional Executive Creative Director at Memac Ogilvy responsible for the Levant & North Africa region. Moe has over 20 years of experience in advertising from the Middle East to London and then Zagreb where he was the Creative Director of Bruketa & Zinic and a co founder of Brandoctor. His experience has won him numerous awards from around the world such as the New York Festivals, Epica, London International Awards, Art Directors Club, D&AD London, MIAF-Moscow, Clio, Dubai Lynx, Red Dot, and many more. Along the years he was also a Jury member at various international advertising festivals.

Brooke Cowling

Digital of Things

Brooke Cowling

Digital of Things

Entrepreneurial and innovative, Brooke is an experienced user-focused business leader. She has spent over 15 years growing multi-million businesses and has helped brands in the Middle East reach their audiences—with impact. She has wide-ranging experience including events & marketing to managing fast-scaling teams and launching new digital products to market, all with a focus on improving user experience to drive growth.

Umaer Abid

Anker Innovations

Umaer Abid

Anker Innovations

An Enthusiastic Business Professional with 15 years of proven track record in Strategic planning, Brand management & development, Idea Validation, Product management, B2C & B2B marketing, Business strategy, Marketing mix modeling and Integrated marketing communication. Proficient in enabling startups to be Sustainable and Scalable.

Mirko Maccarrone

LIGHTBLUE

Mirko Maccarrone

LIGHTBLUE

Mirko Maccarone is an award-winning marketer, Public Speaker and Guest lecturer. Over the last 12 years, Mirko helped world’s class organizations in the tech and luxury sector cultivate and achieve brand, marketing, and business objectives including Huawei, Saatchi & Saatchi, Bvlgari and Bitsong (Cosmo Blockchain) — across the UK, Australia, Italy, Asia and now Dubai. Mirko is currently, leading the digital transformation of LIGHTBLUE (awarded Best Experiential Agency of 2022 by Campaign) as the Director of Web3 working with clients such as Algorand, PlayStation, Burberry, Mastercard, Tom Ford, etc.

Anisha Oberoi

Secret Skin

Anisha Oberoi

Secret Skin

Anisha Oberoi started her corporate career in Hospitality and Fashion prior to joining the Ecommerce industry in 2014 as part of the founding team that launched Amazon Fashion in India and Australia. She moved to the UAE in 2019 to launch the online vertical of Bloomingdale’s Middle East. Secret Skin was born in 2020 with a unique framework committed to ‘People, Planet and Purpose’ as an award-winning ecommerce discovery platform that connects global conscious brands to beauty consumers in the Middle East. Anisha holds an MBA from INSEAD, ranked in the top three business schools in the world by the FT. Having battled Breast Cancer at an early age, Anisha works passionately with hospitals to raise awareness of early detection amongst the youth. She mentors young women leaders and MBA aspirants in their career progression path and has been featured in many global publications.

Heidi Shara

Wear That

Heidi Shara

Wear That

Heidi Shara is the Founder of Wear That, a Technology and Data driven company with the mission to be every #realgirls styling solution. Wear That was founded in 2018. Having styled thousands of women all over the world and spending over 10 years in Fashion Buying in both luxury and mass markets, Heidi witnessed the lack of styling services available to everyday women. She set on a mission to create, change, and offer real women access to something traditionally available only to celebrities or VIPs, Wear That was born. Before devoting her full time to Wear That, Heidi spent 10 years working as a womenswear Buying Manager- most recently for international luxury RTW brands- Heidi saw a gap in the market; to provide real girls with a service typically designed for VIP high end consumers only. Heidi has created collections and dressed women in her home country of Australia, but also London, Paris, China, India and Italy, just to name a few. She is now focused on driving a new way for consumers based in Dubai and revolutionizing the way people shop. Wear That uses data and technology along with real life personal stylists to provide our clients the ultimate personalized experience

Ahmed Sameh

Tap Payments

Ahmed Sameh

Tap Payments

Meet Ahmed Sameh, Senior Growth Manager at Tap Payments. He’s the go-to guy for the company’s digital marketing strategy. With over 12 years of experience, he knows how to drive online engagement, conversions, and traffic. Ahmed is a seasoned professional who has held senior positions at Rain, ROIHunter, and Merkel Dentsu Cony before joining Tap Payments. Outside of his day job, he’s also a free diving instructor and a rock climbing enthusiast!

Shereen Abdulla

Spark! Studios

Shereen Abdulla

Spark! Studios

Shereen is a Middle Eastern business media producer and presenter. She helps finance and tech companies humanize their brands through creative multi-media storytelling. Together, they create soulful content worth sharing. On the side, Shereen is also an advocate for arab women in finance, entrepreneurship, and athletics. Shereen is a former banker, turned management consultant, turned accelerator manager, turned media entrepreneur. Collectively, she’s spent over 13 years in various parts of the financial industry, working with corporations, governments, and entrepreneurs alike. Shereen graduated from the London School of Economics with a Bachelor of Science in Operations Research and from Columbia University with a Master of Science in Technology Management. She currently resides in Dubai where she produces multi-media content out of Spark! Studios. If you want to start telling your story better, please get in touch with Shereen. PS, her back squat PR is 125kg.

Safwan Al Turk

Conscious Baboon

Safwan Al Turk

Conscious Baboon

Safwan, a wellness entrepreneur, left his 17 years of corporate experience behind to create solutions that promote healthy lifestyles. As the founder of Conscious Baboon, an online platform that balances the main pillars of wellness, mindset, nutrition, movement, and recovery, he helps users achieve better balance and well-being. He also hosts the Superhuman Switch podcast, where he shares insights and strategies of successful individuals with startup founders and corporate executives striving to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Khyara Ranaweera

The Conscious Consultancy

Khyara Ranaweera

The Conscious Consultancy

Entrepreneur and PR natural from a young age, Khyara is the Founder & CEO of the UAE’s first impact driven comms consultancy. Originally set-up in 2018 to cater to grassroot organisations and non-profits, Khyara combines passion with the UN SDG goals and B Corp standards in the way she works with clients and her team. Having worked with globally recognised brands in multiple markets Khyara’s experience cultivates a decade of integrated comms experience transforming the way clients look at PR; from traditional forms to innovative omni-channel campaigns that drive genuine conversions and results, her digital prowess has played a pivotal part in driving her agency in the next generation of comms consultancies that allow clients to really understand and appreciate the value or PR. In less than two years of operation the aptly named Conscious Consultancy has worked with both leading and new brands in the region

Gergana Abdulrahman

WILD FABRIK

Gergana Abdulrahman

WILD FABRIK

Passionate Innovator, Marketing Strategist and Business Consultant With over 14 years experience in world class Event Management, Brand Creation, Business start-up, Marketing Strategy, Creative Strategy and Creative Team Management. In her career she has managed FIFA club world cup events, left the industry to start her own business in the form of a restaurant and from there moved on to creating brands from the ground up for a large, well established Emirati company. For the next 6 years she developed 8 Brands spanning across F&B, Perfume, and Cosmetics. Now she, alongside her partners has launched WILD FABRIK (https://wildfabrik.co) the UAE’s home for sustainable fashion, lifestyle, beauty and kids. With a vision to change habits and make the world a better place. Beyond creating brands her experience stretches to the full extent of Business start-ups, from setting up operations, policies and flows to managing the P&L and overseeing a team of 60+. Gergana is very much a big picture dreamer that wants to change the world. She loves and lives to break the known ways of doing things and brings passion in all her endeavors. She strives for perfection in whatever she touches, with the full knowledge that some of the best innovations come from imperfection itself.

Sabin Muzaffar

anankemag.com

Sabin Muzaffar

anankemag.com

Sabin Muzaffar is the Founder & Executive Editor of Anankemag.com and Women in Literature Foundation, new media and development platform creating inclusive conversations in the digital realm. Possessing 25 years of experience in print and digital media, her past roles, apart from international journalistic career, include being a UN Women’s Empower Women Global Champion for Women’s Economic Empowerment and a mentor as well as Cherie Blair Foundation Mentor. She has mentored and trained 100+ girls globally focusing digital media, online advocacy and communication. Under her guidance, Ananke has been nominated twice by the World Summit on Information Society Prizes (2019 & 2020) & is currently a Commitment Maker for the Actions Coalition, Generation Equality. Sabin was also among the 20 journalists selected from the EMEA region for London School of Economics, JournalismAI + Google News Initiative Program, AI Academy for Small Newsrooms. She is also an International Center for Journalist (ICFJ) Fellow. Sabin has had the privilege of speaking at global events and leading universities including Cambridge and London School of Economics.

Cheryl King

King & Co

Cheryl King

King & Co

Cheryl King has 15 years’ experience delivering award- winning campaigns in the UK and UAE. Cheryl was previously Managing Director of broadcast PR specialist consultancy, markettiers MENA, an agency she started the MENA office of back in October 2014. The successful operation now runs with a 12 strong team, successfully combining the power of traditional broadcast and audio broadcast to deliver outstanding results and strategies for brands including Mubadala, Mastercard, DMCC, Dubai Airports, Serco Middle East and Kaspersky. Notable successes include winning Small Agency of the Year both the coveted MEPRA Awards in 2020 and for PRCA MENA in 2021. A career highlight so far was leading the team on the international broadcast efforts for the Papal visit to the UAE back in February 2019 and the Mars Hope Mission for the UAE in February 2021.

Renaud de Gonfreville

ZIWO

Renaud de Gonfreville

ZIWO

Renaud de Gonfreville is a French entrepreneur with a background in Engineering, Finance and Strategy, with and a MBA from INSEAD. He is the Co-Founder and CEO of ZIWO, a Dubai-based company that specializes in providing cloud-based contact center solutions to businesses. His innovative thinking and entrepreneurial mindset, combined with his deep understanding of the latest trends in the market, have been key to his success in leading ZIWO to become a leading player in providing Customer Experience solutions that cater to the specific needs of businesses in the emerging markets. Before starting ZIWO, Renaud served as General Manager in several Fortune 500 companies, gaining a vast knowledge in the business field. A father of 4, he is also a founding member of ELEVEN, a business network promoting People Engagement.

Dawn Barnable

The Mettleset

Dawn Barnable

The Mettleset

Dawn Barnable is the Co-Founder and Co-Host of The Mettleset, the region’s first and only sports platform to put women in sport first. A communications professional, Dawn has worked with some of the biggest sports brands in the world including Formula One, WWE and Nike, and under her own communications firm, The B Collective, she has helped shape and launch communications for some of the region’s biggest sports brands including Deep Dive Dubai. Through both her work and her experience as an ultra-cyclist, Dawn saw an opportunity for a platform that shines a light on underrepresented athletes and sports, and together with Co-Founder Afshan Ahmed, launched The Mettleset in October 2022. Launching with a podcast, The Mettleset has reached #1 in its category across 14 countries and has listeners in 75 countries.

Bassem Saber

Igloo

Bassem Saber

Igloo

Bassem helps marketing heads grow their revenues with tested marketing strategies. He is a co-founder and CMO at Igloo, an award-winning marketing agency with offices in Dubai and Miami. He is also a co-founder and CMO at the renowned bloomingbox.com and arabiamd.com. He works closely with companies to help them develop and execute marketing strategies that guarantee strong bottom-line results. His areas of expertise are in SEO, SEA, SMM, Content Ideation, CRO, and Marketing Automation. He also spends a lot of time talking and coaching business owners and marketeers. He is an active speaker at conferences and workshops based on marketing best practices.

Klaus Kajetski

YaLLa Esports

Klaus Kajetski

YaLLa Esports

YaLLa Esports was born in the backroom of DJ and entrepreneur Klaus Kajetski in 2016. With 20 years of esports and gaming experience, Finnish-born Founder and CEO Klaus created YaLLa Esports to build the regional esports ecosystem. Today, YaLLa Esports has grown into a globally recognized brand, nurturing the finest Arabic talent and operating a full-service gaming and esports agency.

Atul Hegde

YAAP

Atul Hegde

YAAP

An award-winning thought leader, digital marketing & branding veteran, investor, and entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience working with global brands and agencies, Atul Hegde is a name that connotes excellence. He is the Founder of YAAP, a leading new-age tech and data-led content company with offices across UAE, India & Singapore. YAAP has worked with the likes of Bayut, Fitbit, DTCM, and Disney Games among many others. He has been instrumental in the development of YAAP’s 3D philosophy and full-spectrum data-led communication, from design to discovery to distribution. Atul’s vision is embodied by Rainmaker Ventures, a $50-million VC firm that he co-founded, which seeks to wholly mentor budding startups. Atul is also leading the way, in helping brands build their presence in the metaverse.

Lubna Elbannan

PSdigital

Lubna Elbannan

PSdigital

Recognized as the Entrepreneur of the year 2021 in the Digital Technology by APAC entrepreneur, Lubna is an award winner action goal-oriented conductor with a proven track record of 15 years of experience in the technology, marketing and advertising field. Globally and locally, she has created marketing initiatives and managed a set of client’s products/brands development to drive their business growth as Emaar, Etisalat, Pepsico, P&G, and many more. Lubna is well-versed in the processes of building world-class technology and marketing communications and has developed a reputation as an innovator with a client centric focus.

Mona Faris

Industry Expert

Mona Faris

Industry Expert

Mona Faris is an experienced senior brand strategist who worked for 8+ years in multinational companies such as Johnson & Johnson and L’Oreal Middle East specializing in the Africa, Middle East, & Turkey regions. Throughout her multinational career Mona has led numerous beauty brands throughout various life cycles to ensure a clear road-to-market, digital & pipeline strategy for long-term success.

Vanhishikha Bhargava

Contensify

Vanhishikha Bhargava

Contensify

Vanhishikha Bhargava is a B2B SaaS Content Marketer with 8+ years of experience in the startup ecosystem. She is the Founder of Contensify, a content and inbound marketing agency that works with B2B SaaS to build robust organic growth engines.

Juliette Nicholls

PINEAPPLE AUDIO PRODUCTION

Juliette Nicholls

PINEAPPLE AUDIO PRODUCTION

Juliette is the Founder and Director of Pineapple Audio Production – which specialises in the production of quality podcasts. The Pineapple team have produced over 60 global podcast series, and over 1500 podcast episodes for clients, brands and individuals including: Grazia, Metro, LBC, Amgen, Clearchannel, GWR, Heart, Marie Claire, Aramco, The Telegraph and CNBC. They recently produced the chart-topping ‘Love Island: The Morning After’ podcast for ITV. Previous to podcasting, Juliette worked in commercial radio for a decade and as an Audio Producer for the UK’s biggest commercial radio station, Heart, for six years. She created audio for clients including Sky, Disney, Sony and Netflix heard by 10 million people a week. She holds a BA in English Literature and regularly judges industry awards including the Audio Production Awards. She is an Exec Advisor to the Student Radio Association and holds the Radio Academy 30-under-30 and SRA Life Membership Awards.

Klaus Kajetski

YaLLa Esports

Klaus Kajetski

YaLLa Esports

YaLLa Esports was born in the backroom of DJ and entrepreneur Klaus Kajetski in 2016. With 20 years of esports and gaming experience, Finnish-born Founder and CEO Klaus created YaLLa Esports to build the regional esports ecosystem and to be the best Middle Eastern team competing on international stages. Today, YaLLa Esports has grown into a globally recognized brand, nurturing the finest Arabic talent and operating a full-service gaming and esports agency.

Talal Sulieman Alafghani

Nifty Souq

Talal Sulieman Alafghani

Nifty Souq

Talal Alafghani is the Co-Founder of Nifty Souq, the first and largest NFT marketplace in MENA. Responsible for driving overall product strategy, Talal has seen Nifty Souq grow into a regional powerhouse, bringing blockchain technology to the Middle East’s creative sector.

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