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Omar Al Busaidy talks entrepreneurship as an Emirati
Omar Al Busaidy talks entrepreneurship as an Emirati - the highs, lows and the books.
About the speaker
Omar Al Busaidy , author of “JUST READ IT” , a young Emirati with over 11 years of experience in corporate UAE, Omar has expanded his skills set and has grown in the sectors of banking, tourism, trade and investment. From being an advisor to business development, to diplomat relations to marketing strategies, Omar has worked in both the public and private sector in prestigious organizations such as the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, National Bank of Dubai, the Dubai Shopping Festival to the British Embassy in Abu Dhabi. Recently Omar has been invited to mentor students on entrepreneurship and leadership at several universities across Abu Dhabi and Dubai and has also worked with organizations such as AISEC, Khalifa Fund and ADCED.
Additionally, Omar has been involved with several start up businesses in the UAE and neighbouring country Oman.
Omar’s passion to delivering back to the community and focus on the service industry has been instrumental in his growth and learning capacities. Omar’s input in projects has added value both financially and in partnership building that has helped him.
Al Busaidy graduated in 2009 with a B.Sc. in Marketing from the American University in Dubai.
Multilingual and adventurous, Omar’s keen eye for business proposition has spanned to his personal life where he freelanced as a radio presenter for a local radio station, and helps in organizing a number of social awareness campaigns across the UAE in his free time.
Omar has three siblings and enjoys sports, reading (particularly on business leadership and politics) and internet surfing.
Omar is currently Sr. Tourism & Corporate Planning Analyst at Tourism & Culture Authority Abu Dhabi and Managing Partner of W Gents Salon in Dubai.
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