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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

1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
2 months ago

Union Insurance Raises Awareness of Hacking

We spoke to Abdul Muttaleb M. Al Jaedi, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Union Insurance about the  company's strategy to combat hacking.
By Waleed Hmidan 2 min read
2 months ago

How to Approach Investors

Sharif El-Badawi, Partner at 500 Startups. explains the Investment landscape in the MENA region and how to approach investors.
By Waleed Hmidan 5 min read