Abu Dhabi Media SummitThe third Abu Dhabi Media Summit runs 9-11 October at the Yas Viceroy Hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE. For more information, visit www.admediasummit.com
A Senior Google executive offered attendees an intriguing glimpse into the secrets of the multinational internet company’s workplace culture.
At today’s Abu Dhabi Media Summit session, Sami Mustafa Mubarak and Mina Nagy Takla, the co-founders of Taghreedat, illustrated their revolutionary plans for putting Arab content front and central on the internet.
Viacom’s evp of music brands spotlights the youth market, especially in the Middle East.
Entrepreneurs address the notion that ‘innovation starts with failure and ends with growth.’
Outspoken Rashid Al Ballaa of N2V talks about smart long-term investments
Experts talk about how news gathering has been transformed in the digital age.
Jagex CEO says gameplay works as a ‘short, sharp experience.’
Tech entrepreneurs including Ayham Gorani of AlphaApps and May Habib of Qordoba [pictured] unveiled their latest offerings.
Sesame Workshop CEO says children’s learning should be non-partisan; defends public-private partnership but calls for more federal backing.
Vice Media CEO Shane Smith discusses the company’s bold ambitions at the Abu Dhabi Media Summit.
Geoff Ramsey, (Founder & CEO, eMarketer) dazzled the Abu Dhabi Media Summit audience with an 18-minute presentation that allowed them at least to peer into the digital future.
‘Glocalisation’ was the topic of conversation between Bob Bakish, CEO of Viacom International Media Networks, and Sai Kumar, group CEO of Network 18, during an Abu Dhabi Media Summit panel called Two-Way Streets.
The film market is one of the biggest sectors of growth in the Chinese media landscape, China Media Capital chairman Li Ruigang told the Abu Dhabi Media Summit today.
There are a lot of opportunities for media concerns willing to take risks in emerging markets.
Groundbreaking new research from global management consulting firm Booz & Company, in partnership with Google, has provided the most illuminating snapshot yet of the habits and aspirations of the Arab Digital Generation (ADG).
The vexed issue of theatrical windows was again raised in today’s Abu Dhabi Media Summit roundtable, Tablets Rising.
Experts call for heavy investment in infrastructure.
McKinsey’s Tarek Elmasry says that in global terms, the Internet is the size of Spain; Arabic is fastest-growing language online.
YouTube to charge subscription fees for content; he says Google is ‘complementary’ to broadcasters, not at war with them.
Bill Gates discusses the media’s role in eradicating poverty and disease, Microsoft as a platform for the creation and distribution of filmed entertainment, his “friend” and “competitor” Steve Jobs, and says he won’t be running for president any time soon.