The Gates give commencement address at Stanford University
Microsoft founder and chairman Bill Gates speaks as his wife Melinda looks on during the 123rd Stanford commencement ceremony June 15, 2014 in Stanford, California. Bill Gates and wife Melinda Gates shared the stage to deliver the commencement speech to Stanford University graduates. (Getty Images)
Backed by a Saudi sovereign wealth fund, Mohamed Alabbar is set to transform the region’s e-commerce market with the launch of Noon.com. He tells Arabian Business how he plans to conquer and dominate an industry that will be worth $70bn within the next decade.