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Waleed Hmidan

Video Journalist

Waleed is a filmmaker with a dozen short films in his filmography, some of which have been featured in film festivals and won awards. He holds a BA honors degree in Filmmaking from Middlesex university, Dubai. At Forbes Middle east, he is responsible of transforming print content into video format, filming interviews of the region’s business leaders and pioneers as well as filming events for Forbes Middle east, and editing said videos for the website and social media.

ARTICLES

6 days ago

Innovation Is The Heart Of Education

Omid Honari, Head of Global Government & Institutional Partnerships, Navitas speaks about the future of the sector and what makes his institute unique.            
By Waleed Hmidan 4 min read
1 week ago

Kaspersky Looks To Grow In The Middle East As Cyber Security Market Matures

At the Kaspersky Lab Cyber Security weekend held in South Africa in April, we spoke to Amir Kanaan, Managing Director for Kaspersky Lab in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa. He explained...
By Waleed Hmidan 4 min read
1 week ago

Middlesex University Aims For 100% Employability For Its Students | Forbes Higher Education Awards

Cedwyn Fernandes, Director of Middlesex University Dubai, joined us for our Forbes Higher Education Awards event. On the sidelines, he spoke to us about his perspective on the future of the sector...
By Waleed Hmidan 2 min read
2 weeks ago

Higher Education is a Rapidly Flourishing Sector | Forbes Higher Education Awards

Randa Bessiso, Director of The University of Manchester, Middle East.joined us for our Forbes Higher Education Awards event and participated in a panel discussion about the future of Higher Education...
By Waleed Hmidan 3 min read
2 weeks ago

What Do You Think Regarding The UAE Granting Long Term Visas To Startups?

At the AIM startup 2019 event held in April, we inquired experts on their opinions about the recent announcement about the UAE granting long term visas to startups.
By Waleed Hmidan 5 min read
2 weeks ago

This 13-Year-Old Hacker’s Live Stunt Exposes The ‘Other Side’ Of IoT Devices

Meet Reuben Paul, a 7th grader and a hacker by the name of “Cyber Ninja”, exposing the vulnerabilty of connected devices. 
By Waleed Hmidan 6 min read
2 weeks ago

Discovering The Evolving Face of Higher Education | Teaser

In April, We held our Higher Education Awards ceremony where leaders of the education sector were honored for leaving their imprint on the region and the minds of the youth. interviews held to gain...
By Waleed Hmidan 1 min read
4 weeks ago

Has the Careem Acquisition Changed the Way Investors See the Region?

At the AIM startup 2019 event held in April, we inquired experts on the effects the Careem acquisition by Uber will have on the local startup ecosystem.
By Waleed Hmidan 5 min read