91. Joe Kawkabani

Designation: CEO
Company: OSN Group
Country: U.A.E.
Nationality: Lebanese
Sector: Entertainment

Kawkabani joined OSN Group as CEO in April 2022. He leads almost 1,000 people from the company's Dubai headquarters. OSN+ saw a 40% year-on-year increase in engagement in 2022 and is one of the top three paid streaming apps in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the U.A.E. In November 2023, KIPCO’s subsidiary, OSN, reached a deal to combine its platform, OSN+, with Anghami Inc., backed by an investment of up to $50 million from OSN in Anghami. The deal will bring together over 120 million registered users and 2.5 million paying subscribers. Kawkabani is also the Group CIO at the Kuwait Projects Company (Holding) – KIPCO.