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22 Jan 2009 - 29 Dec 2011
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Moeed Ahmad
Head of New Media
Currently based in Doha, Qatar and working at the exciting Al Jazeera Network.
Lived much of the youth in Pakistan and then later in Canada. Graduated from University of Toronto in 2003. Passionate about politics, media and playing sports.
Riyaad Minty
Senior New Media Analyst
Riyaad Minty grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa. At the age of 19, he when he founded his first mobile technology company. During its first year, the company brokered deals with various blue chip companies from every continent.
In 2006 Riyaad joined the Al Jazeera Network, where he currently works as part of the New Media team, specialising in mobile and social media.
Riyaad values a strong sense of community and is regularly asked to present workshops in his home country, South Africa.
In his spare time, Riyaad enjoys traveling with his wife, blogging and photography.
Safdar Mustafa
Head of Mobile Media Unit
Safdar Mustafa currently heads up the Mobile Media unit at the Al Jazeera Network. Some of the New Media projects and services that his team are working on include the Journalists mobile toolkit, field reporting applications and development and deployment of Al Jazeera News websites. Safdar particularly specialises in the growing role of mobiles in field reporting. He is spearheading an initiative that involves closely working with field reporters by equipping them with advanced mobile tools to enhance reporting. Safdar has a passion for Superbikes but has resisted replacing his bright green Kawasaki Ninja since moving to Qatar. Previous to joining Al Jazeera, Safdar worked in the UK for Ericsson, Lucent Technologies and IBM.
Muhammad Basheer
Junior Internet Analyst
Ammar Mohammed
Junior Internet Analyst
Morad Rayyan
Senior Internet Engineer
Morad Rayyan is IT professional specialized in New Media development and has special interest in networking "routing" as well as programming.
Morad is currently working for Al Jazeera Network, New Media as Internet Analyst.
Tarek Charles Abu Esber
Senior New Media Analyst
Tarek Abu-Esber has been analysing and writing about the Mobile Industry since the early 2000’s when he set-up a blog about the emerging Smartphone market. Since then he has edited a successful blog on Mobile Technology, been Mobile & Wireless Editor for a leading Technology website and has contributed to various mobile-related blogs.
He previously worked for Mobile Web enablers Volantis Systems, first as a Mobile Device Engineer and then as their Mobile Web Evangelist. His experience over the years have positioned him as an Industry expert in the areas of Mobile Device Technology and the Mobile Web.
His other passions include Social Media and the Web and has a strong background in both areas. He also enjoys travelling and sports in his free time.
Nasser Hussain Al-Saadi
Junior Internet Analyst
My name is Nasser Hussain Al-Saadi. Graduated recently from Qatar University and my major is BBA.
I started to use computers since 1995 with windows 3.1 and started to use internet since 1998.
I established my first website in 2003 and since that day my passion of websites designing and programming took a part of my life.
Stopped for one year to finish my degree, but I’m back now with New Media Team in Aljazeera Network and I’m enjoying the work.
I like to travel and to know about other cultures. I enjoy volunteering works and to participate in youth conferences.
Now I’m looking forward to be active and creative with new media team, learn new language which is Spanish and finally to expand my knowledge about few programming languages.
Mohamed Nanabhay
Former Head of New Media
Mohamed Nanabhay is the former Head of New Media at the Al Jazeera Network. He joined Al Jazeera in 2004.
Prior to joining Al Jazeera, he worked at KPMG where he provided security, privacy and continuity consulting to South Africa's leading businesses. In 2005 Mohamed was awarded the Thomas Fitzgerald Award by Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) for outstanding achievement in the field of information assurance.
He has spoken around the world on online media issues, including Washington DC (USA), Sydney (Australia), Doha (Qatar), and Grahamstown (South Africa).
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