DUBAI WORKS Business Podcast

DUBAI WORKS Business Podcast

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The DUBAI WORKS show is where SMASHI interviews the business leaders who make a difference in this great city. From founders to CEO’s, we talk in depth about their industry, their business models and get to know what has made them successful. The shows host is Richard Fitzgerald, founder of Augustus Show more

EP 91 Janardan Dalmia, CEO of Trukkin ME
45min 43sec left
Janardan Dalmia, Founder and CEO of Trukkin. JD is an experienced finance professional involved with investing and organizing capital raising for private equity and venture capital deals  He has been ...
EP 90 Parham Ramezani, Group CEO at Parham & Co, & Moe Jabry, COO of A LIst
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This week I'm joined by Parham Ramezani, Group CEO at Parham & Co. and Moe Jabry, COO of A LIst. Parham & Co are a company 7 Brands and growing. One of their brands, A List, is leveraging the power of ...
EP 89 Faizal E. Kottikollon, Founder & Chairman of KEF Holdings
40min 59sec left
In this episode of Dubai Works, we have Faizal E. Kottikollon, Founder & Chairman, KEF Holdings with us. Since establishing KEF Holdings with the mission to be different and make a difference, Faizal ...
EP 88 Rizwan Sajan, Founder & Chairman, Danube Group
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This weeks guest is Rizwan Sajan, Founder & Chairman, Danube Group. Over the last 27 years, the company has charted a path that transformed from being just one shop with one employee to global employe ...
EP 87 Ian Carless, Partner At Warehouse 4
48min 30sec left
In this episode of Dubai works, our guest is Ian Carless, Ian is the founder of Warehouse 4, in Al Quoz in Dubai, Warehouse Four attracts the world’s leading brands to host everything from workshops f ...
EP 86 Shaaista Khan Osman, CEO & Osman Osman, MD, Blu Blood Entertainment
47min 5sec left
In this episode of Dubai Works, we will be discussing the journey of Blu Blood Entertainment, an Artists & Events Management  created in the South African market over a decade ago,  With over 35 years ...
EP 85 Michael Ellis, Chief Culinary Officer for Jumeirah Group
40min 58sec left
This week in Dubai Works, we have the pleasure of being joined by a true gastronomic encyclopedia, Michael Ellis, the Chief Culinary Office at Jumeirah Group. A role he has occupied since 2018 having ...
EP 84 Joey Ghazal, Founder of The Maine
35min 21sec left
Joey Ghazal is a Canadian restaurateur and founder of Fighterbrands Holdings Ltd, Pine Tree State Trading Co and The MAINE. He has developed, owned and managed notable restaurant and bar concepts in B ...
EP 83 Sudhir Syal, CEO of BookMyShow Middle East
43min 29sec left
Sudhir Syal  is CEO for the Middle East and Head Of Global Trading, of Book My Show Middle East, a leading online entertainment destination. The company started out as  a pure online ticketing platfor ...
EP 82 Sanjay Dabur, Vice-President and Head of Energy Business at Sharaf DG Energy
59min 53sec left
This week I'm joined by Sanjay Dabur, Vice-President and Head of Energy Business at Sharaf DG Energy, with over 20 years industry experience, he is spearheading Renewable Energy business development w ...
EP 81 Omar Jackson, Founder OJ Lifestyle
51min 12sec left
Omar Jackson’s story is nothing short of inspiring. His passion for entrepreneurship was realised at the early age of 13until now as a partner in a private equity firm. He recently launched his lifest ...
EP 80 Gaj Ravichandra, Co-Founder of Kompass Consultancy
52min 55sec left
In this episode of Dubai Works, we interviewed Gaj Ravichandra is an International Career Path Strategist & Executive Coach, Organizational Psychologist, and the Co-founder of Kompass Consultancy. For ...
EP 79 Katie Harvey, Co-Founder of Q Communications
57min 13sec left
In this episode of Dubai Works, we will interview the C-Founder of Q Communications, Katie Harvery.  Q Communications is an international communications agency, with bases in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, London ...
EP 78 Paul Malee & Rami Shamaa Co-Founders & Managing Directors of Maison Privee
51min 40sec left
Paul Malee & Rami Shamaa Co-Founders & Managing Directors of Maison Privee a virtual hotel brand offering high standards of accommodation and service focused on corporate visitors and discerning touri ...
EP 77 Sebastian Bond, CEO & Founder of Kitab Sawti
52min 48sec left
In this week's interview of Dubai Works, we interview the CEO and Founder of Kitab Sawti, Sebastian Bond. Kitab Sawti is an Arabic audio content production and distribution platform that brings to you ...
EP 76 Charles Wright, Co-Founder, Hopi
51min 8sec left
This week's guest is Charlie Wright, the Co- Founder of Hopi. Charlie in a Dubai based entrepreneur, who previously had a venture in the gaming industry and his latest business, Hopi is a new, premium ...
EP 75 Tom Woolf, Founder & CEO of EdAid
56min 59sec left
In this episode of Dubai Works, we have interviewed Tom Woolf, CEO of EdAid.  Thomas is an entrepreneur and former professional athlete. His pioneering approach to frontier markets and technology has ...
DUBAI WORKS EP 37: Dr. Sara Al Madani, Entrepreneur
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Her Excellency, Sara Al Madani, is one of the most prominent business figures in the UAE. Her ventures vary from fashion to tech to restaurant businesses, and her accolades include Entrepreneur of the ...
EP 74 Georgie Woollams, Managing Director and Founder of Katch International
55min 28sec left
In this episode of Dubai Works, we've interviewed Georgie Woolams is the founder of Katch International, a communications agency set up initially in London in 2010, before establishing itself as one o ...
DUBAI WORKS EP 36: Ravi Bhusari, CEO of Duplays and Nook
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On this episode we meet one of the original tech start up entrepreneurs in Dubai, Ravi Bhusari co-founded Duplays, a community networking platform in 2007, and has since gone on to set up a co working ...
EP 73 - Salma Sakhnini, CEO of ICON Group
54min 55sec left
Salma Sakhnini is CEO of ICON Group, she has over 25 years of industry experience including as Regional Vice President with Citibank for 12 years and as Chief Operating Officer with Rasmala Investment ...
DUBAI WORKS EP 35: Jasper Hope, CEO of Dubai Opera
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When Dubai Opera pulled back the curtains in 2016 people didn’t know what to expect from the first of it’s kind in the region, 3 years and over 600 shows later, it’s safe to say that The Dubai Opera h ...
EP 72 - Marcus Smith, Founder of InnerFight
56min 27sec left
In this episode of Dubai Works, we've discussed the story of InnerFight and how did Marcus Smith start this business, key reasons for success, the fitness industry and current trends, and we touched-b ...
DUBAI WORKS EP 34: Raza Beig, CEO of Splash Fashions
17min 43sec left
Landmark Group is one of Dubai's success stories, a company that has grown up with the city, expanded internationally and has many household retail brands. One of the most acclaimed is Splash Fashions ...
EP 71 - Dennie Wallace, the Founder of Wallace And Co
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In this episode of Dubai Works, my guest is Dennie Wallace, the Founder of Wallace And Co.  Wallace & Co. are a British design led home fragrance company in the UAE, providing best in class wellness a ...
DUBAI WORKS EP 33: Luka Jurkovic, General Manager of REVIVE Cryotherapy
19min 7sec left
Many people will know of Cryotherapy, as a specific form of muscle therapy, but now an innovative Dubai based company are adapting this treatment for horses. Revive are a company pioneering cryotherap ...
EP 70 - Richard Sikkel, CEO Massar Solutions & Commercial Director, Peter Retief
43min 13sec left
Massar Solutions CEO Richard Sikkel is an ex-Tesla U.S Silicon Valley who used to work with Elon Musk and various other prominent roles across the globe.  In this episode, we have discussed the future ...
DUBAI WORKS EP 32: Rashid Al Ghurair, CEO of CAFU
16min 43sec left
Oil is synonymous with the Gulf Region, yet it’s not often we see new technologies and startups in the energy sector. A new company called CAFU is changing that up by providing fuel on demand via an a ...
EP 69 - Massimo Cannizzo, CEO and Co-founder of GELLIFY Middle East
54min 27sec left
In this episode of Dubai Works, our guest is Massimo Cannizzo, the CEO and Co-Founder of Gellify Middle East.  Massimo specializes in the space of innovative technologies across multiple industries an ...
DUBAI WORKS EP 31: Karim El Jisr, Executive Director Of SEE Institute
12min 52sec left
The Dubai Sustainable City is so much more than a housing, Karim el Jisr, executive director of SEE Institute in The Sustainable City, explains all the work that they do, and how we are at a tipping p ...