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We host weekly conversations with many of UAE's prominent leaders and thinkers. Each of our Guests are actively contributing to the vitality of the UAE community and economy. Our goal on the podcast is to inspire you to drive progress in your professional and personal life.

We host weekly conversations with many of UAE's prominent leaders and thinkers. Each of our Guests are actively contributing to the vitality of the UAE community and economy. Our goal on the podcast is to inspire you to drive progress in your professional and personal life.
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United Arab Emirates

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We host weekly conversations with many of UAE's prominent leaders and thinkers. Each of our Guests are actively contributing to the vitality of the UAE community and economy. Our goal on the podcast is to inspire you to drive progress in your professional and personal life.

Language:

English

Contact:

00971528006499


Episodes

Ep031 - Briar Prestidge, Building a Reputation for Business Success

6/13/2019
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Briar Prestidge is the CEO and founder of Briar Prestidge International, a high-profile marketing, branding and reputation building agency operating in Dubai, London and New York. Working with world leaders, top CEOs, government, entertainers and strategists, they boost client’s prestige and elevate them to become impactful international business influencers. A qualified digital marketer with an international career spanning across Dubai, New York, London and Australia, Briar specialises in...

Duration:00:39:45

Ep030 - Karl Feilder, CEO of Neutral Fuels

5/1/2019
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Karl W. Feilder is a serial entrepreneur, Founder and Chairman of The Neutral Group and CEO of Neutral Fuels. “I’m not an environmentalist, I’m just trying to save the planet,” Karl says, and his direct actions to mitigate climate change have already resulted in over 10.5 million tonnes of CO2e savings from global corporations, such as DHL, Del Monte, Anglo American, and McDonald’s. In the last decade, Karl has built up The Neutral Group from a two-person start-up to an international...

Duration:00:57:27

Ep029 - Dr. Corrie Block, CEO of Paragon Consulting

4/23/2019
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In this episode, we sat down with Dr. Corrie Block, CEO of Paragon Consulting, where he shared some great stories about his experiences in Estonia & Yemen prior to making Dubai his home. Dr Corrie Block is a leading business strategist and CEO of Paragon Consulting, Professor of Strategic Management at Monarch Business School, and certified NLP Executive Coach, with over 20 years’ experience working on more than 100 companies. Dr Corrie has provided strategic consulting for the Council of...

Duration:00:58:16

Techstars 2019 - Toghrul Samadov, Buglance

4/8/2019
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This week on Streams of Progress, we met up with the startups taking part in this year's Techstars Dubai program. These mini episodes offer insights into what the startups are working on and the founders behind the startups. The guest for this episode is Toghrul Samadov, CEO of Buglance. Buglance is a crowd testing company that connects software testers with software development companies all over the world. We test mobile apps, games and websites for bugs, security and UX/UI...

Duration:00:09:10

Techstars 2019 - Patrick Rogers, Clara

4/8/2019
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This week on Streams of Progress, we met up with the startups taking part in this year's Techstars Dubai program. These mini episodes offer insights into what the startups are working on and the founders behind the startups. The guest for this episode is Patrick Rogers, CEO of Clara. Clara is a SaaS platform that digitises and automates startup legal expertise. Clara empowers founders to efficiently set up and manage their legal structure to ensure their startup's venture-readiness while...

Duration:00:10:06

Techstars 2019 - Lance Lin, Luggagent

4/8/2019
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This week on Streams of Progress, we met up with startups taking part in this year's Techstars Dubai program. These mini episodes offer insights into what the startups are working on and the founders behind the startups. The guest for this episode is Lance Lin, CEO of LuggAgent. LuggAgent is a Global Concierge that offers the luxury of Time and Freedom. It started with the goal of eliminating the burden of luggage hassles. Lance is an Economics major with a deep interest in numbers and...

Duration:00:10:15

Techstars 2019 - Yousef Wafi, Nestrom

4/8/2019
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This week on Streams of Progress, we met up with startups taking part in this year's Techstars Dubai program. These mini episodes offer insights into what the startups are working on and the founders behind the startups. The guest for this episode is Yousef Wadi, CEO of Nestrom. Yousef is a Computer Engineer with a significant track record in building online products and technologies to empower businesses. His experience encompasses global organizations (Microsoft and Yahoo!) and startups,...

Duration:00:14:19

Techstars 2019 - Kareem Kaddoura, Ottogee

4/8/2019
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This week on Streams of Progress, we met up with the startups taking part in this year's Techstars Dubai program. These mini episodes offer insights into what the startups are working on and the founders behind the startups. The guest for this episode is Kareem Kaddoura, Regional Manager for Ottogee. Ottogee provides IoT wearables for Industrial applications in Construction, Oil & Gas, Security and Manufacturing. Ottogee advanced data analytics enable workers and stakeholders to have...

Duration:00:05:27

Techstars 2019 - Cedrick Tandong, Three Wheels United

4/8/2019
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This week on Streams of Progress, we met up with startups taking part in this year's Techstars Dubai program. These mini episodes offer insights into what the startups are working on and the founders behind the startups. The guest for this episode is Cedrick Tandong, CEO of Three Wheels United. Before starting Three Wheels United, Cedrick worked with a French company which transformed ideas from university research labs into successful businesses or patents. Cedrick also founded a previous...

Duration:00:13:00

Techstars 2019 - Parker Wells, Element 16

4/8/2019
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This week on Streams of Progress, we met up with the startups taking part in this year's Techstars Dubai program. These mini episodes offer insights into what the startups are working on and the founders behind the startups. The guest for this episode is Parker Wells, CEO of Element 16. Element 16 improves energy efficiency at industrial processing facilities with heat storage technology; they cut fossil fuels in the largest emitting industries by capturing waste heat and storing energy...

Duration:00:14:52

Techstars 2019 - Sebastian Vaduva, Veeplay

4/8/2019
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This week on Streams of Progress, we met up with startups taking part in this year's Techstars Dubai program. These mini episodes offer insights into what the startups are working on and the founders behind the startups. The guest for this episode is Sebastian Vaduva, CEO of Veeplay. He was never keen on running the hamster wheel. A software engineer by degree and a hustler by design Sebastian started his first technology company at the age of 18. Since then he has been building and...

Duration:00:09:43

Techstars 2019 - Miray Tayfun, Vivoo

4/8/2019
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This week on Streams of Progress, we met up with startups taking part in this year's Techstars Dubai program. These mini episodes offer insights into what the startups are working on and the founders behind the startups. The guest of this episode is Miray Tayfun, CEO of Vivoo. She is a serial entrepreneur, who co-founded successful companies in the IOT industry for consumer electronics. Her background is in bioengineering, mobile apps, IOT, and strategy. She also completed the Stanford...

Duration:00:07:48

Techstars Dubai 2019 - Faisal Al Hammadi, Yacob

4/8/2019
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This week on Streams of Progress, we met up with startups taking part in this year's Techstars Dubai program. These mini episodes offer insights into what the startups are working on and the founders behind the startups. The guest of this episode is Faisal Al Hammadi, the CEO of YACOB, a nutrition recommendation engine for organizations that enables its users to select F&B products that suits their health profile. Faisal is also a Member of the Board of Directors of Slices, a company that...

Duration:00:10:03

Ep028 - Tarek Kabrit, Seez

3/30/2019
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Tarek Kabrit is the CEO and co-founder of Seez, an intuitive car selling, buying and lending app in Dubai and Kuwait, which has been cited by leading publications as a ‘tech game-changer.’ By using artificial intelligence to gather and cleanse the jungle of car data online, Seez reduces the process of finding a car from 17 hours to 6 seconds. Tarek and his team also invented the world’s first A.I. car negotiation chat bot called Cesar, who finds you the best deals, estimates the fair value...

Duration:00:40:13

Ep027 - Michael DeAngelo, Holacracy One

3/23/2019
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We had a chance to sit with Michael De Angelo from Holacracy One. Michael is an experienced business leader with C-level executive experience in different industries including healthcare, entertainment, technology, and natural resources. Starting as a Computer Scientist for the US Department of the Interior he moved on to lead technology teams at the Walt Disney company and eventually become the Deputy CIO for the State of Washington where he led the first large scale implementation of...

Duration:01:13:14

Ep026 - Ludmila Yamalova, Managing Partner at LYLaw

3/14/2019
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We had a chance to sit with Ludmila Yamalova, Founder & Managing Partner of LYLaw, HPL Yamalova & Plewka DMCC. Ludmila is the founder and Managing Partner of the Firm, actively managing and practicing since 2009. She is a U.S. qualified attorney, licensed by the State Bar of California. Ludmila has fifteen years of legal experience, six of which was in the Silicon Valley, plus three years of business experience in the same area. Prior to moving to Dubai and setting up her practice, Ludmila...

Duration:01:07:27

Ep025 - Issa Aghabi, VC Investment Officer at IFC

3/5/2019
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We had a chance to sit with Issa Aghabi, VC Investment officer for IFC, heading the MENAP region. He shared his insights into the Venture Capital space of the region as well as how he got started in this space over a decade ago. Enjoy the show! Posted on February 27, 2019 Show Notes:

Duration:00:48:37

Ep024 - Mohammed Bin Kuwair, Senior Manager of Energy Projects at Bee'ah

2/21/2019
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Mohammed Bin Kuwair is the Senior Manager for Energy Projects at Bee’ah. He has a reputation for ground-breaking work in the process and operation of the energy industry. He is responsible for leading Project Management processes from their inception to completion, evaluating technical and commercial proposals while providing recommendations for the same. As a Senior Manager, he works in collaboration with all of Bee’ah’s operations, supporting Integrated Waste Management, process...

Duration:00:34:30

Ep023 - Nada Taryam, Director of Civil and Architectural Projects

2/21/2019
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Nada Taryam joined Bee’ah as Director of Civil and Architectural Projects in 2013. The responsibilities of this position require planning, execution and closing of large-scale environmental projects with the company’s biggest clients. Nada is accountable for creating clear and attainable project objectives, building the project requirements and managing the constraints of the project management and ultimately accomplishing the stated project objectives to the highest quality. Nada utilises...

Duration:00:25:07

Ep022 - Muhammad Chbib, Serial Entrepreneur

1/29/2019
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A seasoned entrepreneur and business leader, Muhammad Chbib has been integral in the inception, strategic development and operation of several organizations in Europe and the MENA region since the late 1990s. After graduating in 1998 Muhammad started up his first Internet startup in Munich/Germany. From 2004 to early 2011, Muhammad led McKinsey & Company’s client service teams, where he served various Fortune 500 companies in the online, financial and telecommunications sectors, both in the...

Duration:01:06:11