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22 Jan 2009 - 29 Dec 2011
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Moeed Ahmed
Head of New Media
Moeed has been with Al Jazeera since 2005 and is currently heading the New Media team. His primary responsibility is to develop Al Jazeera's New Media strategy focusing on distribution, contribution and audience engagement.
Moeed graduated from the University of Toronto in 2003. He is a proponent of Open Source technologies and takes a keen interest in evangelizing for initiatives such as Creative Commons which enable knowledge and media sharing.
Safdar Mustafa
Head of Mobile Media
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.
Morad Rayyan
Head of Internet Media
Morad Rayyan is head of Internet team at Al Jazeera's New Media. His main responsibility is to devise Internet media strategy on a network level that incorporates the latest advances in Internet technologies & services to redistribute Al Jazeera content across various platforms and services online, and devise solutions to allow audience interaction with Al Jazeera.
Riyaad Minty
Head of Social Media
Riyaad Minty leads the Al Jazeera Network's Social Media initiatives. As part of the Network's New Media team, he ensures that Al Jazeera has a presence and is part of the conversation across Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms.
Ammar Mohammad
Internet Engineer
Responsible for New Media operations, this entails digital content production.
Nasser Al-Saadi
Junior Internet Analyst

Muhammad Basheer
Internet Analyst
As the crisis continues in Gaza, Al Jazeera is doing its bit to put context around the conflict. We are able to bring the "Mapping the War on Gaza" service in collaboration with the folks at Ushahidi who have successfully used their platform to crowdsource information during recent crisis in Kenya and South Africa.