Backed by none other than former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, the ultra-secure Blackphone is swiftly becoming the communications device of choice for billionaires, governments and ruling families around the world. Mike Janke, who runs the firm that manufactures Blackphone, explains more
The veteran CEO of air services company dnata, Gary Chapman, reveals why Emirates Airline is his most difficult customer, how he won the Rugby Sevens World Cup for Dubai and his boss Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum’s surprising list of priorities
It can be the worst nightmare of an employee or a shareholder: a new CEO sweeps in and shakes things up. But Sébastien Bazin says his radical makeover of leading hotel owner Accor will make the company a household name
Rick Pudner was one of the most high-profile bankers and expats in the UAE before he quit as Group CEO of Emirates NBD, Dubai’s biggest bank. Now he’s back and looking to launch a whole new financial model.
Twenty years ago the Dubai-based business tycoon watched his parents flee the Rwanda genocide having lost everything — again. Today, the company he started to help get his family back on their feet is a monstrous conglomerate in 22 African countries.
The man behind Dubai Internet City has been at the forefront of Dubai’s transformation into a knowledge economy, and is now purposely encouraging entrepreneurs to innovate and create change. Tamara Pupic caught up with Majed Al Suwaidi, managing director of DIC and DOZ
A quartet of innovative computer programmers were honoured at the Arabian Business Achievement Awards for their new app, Heroes. The group of Dubai-based students explain why they developed the cancer-oriented social networking concept, and how technology can help boost health
You may not know much about Network International, but its name is on nearly every receipt issued in the UAE. Chief executive Bhairav Trivedi explains how we may pay for goods and services in the future.
Six years and four deaths after Virgin Galactic claimed it was close to taking tourists into space on rocket-propelled spaceships, the company founded by Sir Richard Branson and backed by Abu Dhabi is at risk of being surpassed by helium balloons. One of the frontrunners in the new space race reveals why.