ABOUT ME

THE JOURNEY

Ali's journey in the professional world began in 2003. He designed his high school's website while he was studying. He developed his skills as a multimedia designer focusing on web and visual identity, he excelled in his career as a designer until 2007 when he was promoted to a creative director.

On a mission to challenge his creative abilities, Ali decided to pursue a bachelor's degree in 2008 and graduated with a BFA in Interactive Animation from SAE Institute/Middlesex University Dubai in 2011.

Little did he know, his degree was trigger that kickstarted his entrepreneurial journey in 2012 with a vision fueled by the desire to create a thriving startup that could make a positive impact on his community.

Although his initial startup venture concluded in 2015, the challenges he faced during those formative years provided him with invaluable lessons. Undeterred, Ali pressed forward in his quest for success, launching his subsequent startup which ultimately achieved a prosperous buyout.

To deepen his understanding of both the technical aspects and the human experience, he pursued and attained an MSc. degree in Interaction Design for Immersive Technologies from Stockholm University in Sweden.

In 2023, Ali crafted his first journal "The Startup Sprint" where he shares his 11 years of entrepreneurial lessons and experiences as a guide to help emerging entrepreneurs pursue their passion and make their dreams a reality mindfully. The Startup Sprint is available in Amazon across the world.

EXPERTISE


Business

12 years and 4 startups worth of experience in establishing, consulting, and managing startup businesses and leading teams of up to 8 members.

Design

20 years of combined experience in design domain with expertise in UI/UX and interaction design for immersive technologies.

Film

8 years of combined experience with directing, producing, acting, editing and screenwriting for films and animation.


TESTIMONIALS

"Ali is a true idea generator with a keen eye for user experience. He is a networker who inspires and leads the innovation process in groups with experience and a cheerful spirit that is contagious in any room."

ANNA LINDB√ĄCK / Founder Institute Sweden

TESTIMONIALS

"Ali was a professional all the way and very attentive to the needs of my company. He worked independently while always communicating which really helped to move the project forward effectively. I hope to work with more with Ali in the future."

 FEDERICO PORREZ / Buzz Friend AB

TESTIMONIALS

"Ali is a both a friend and a person I had the pleasure of making business with while working on different projects. A very honest and people oriented person, Ali is loyal and focused on the people working in his team. He has a great deal of experience working in design, 3d design and video making. He's also very entrepreneurial as he founded early in his life his start up company."

 FELICE D'ANTONIO / Conversion Media Adv

TESTIMONIALS

"Very rarely would you find someone who is as creative and driven as Ali. His creative direction is spot on. His marketing skills are excellent, not to mention his impressive content creation abilities. I wholeheartedly recommend Ali to anyone who needs marketing or creative work."

DR. KARIM MANSOUR / Tadawul Academy

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