Majed AlSuwaidi

Managing Director, Dubai Media City (DMC), Dubai Studio City (DSC) and Dubai Production City (DPC)

Prior to his current role, Majed was the Managing Director of Dubai Internet City (DIC), the MENA region’s largest ICT business community and Dubai Outsource City (DOC), a modern, hi-tech business hub dedicated to the growing outsourcing industry.

Majed began his career at TECOM Group – as the Director of Business Development for DIC and DOC – where he developed the strategy for each community through business partner acquisition and retention. Under his leadership, both communities progressed successfully and implemented further strategies by TECOM Group, a world-class business community developer, to improve market share and add maximum value to business partners, stakeholders and community members.

He has played a crucial role in supporting and nourishing technology SMEs in DIC, plus fostering startups and entrepreneurs to create an innovative technology-based ecosystem in Dubai. In 2012, Majed also played a major role for the launch of TECOM’s innovation centre, in5 Tech, to support the startup practice in the technology sector. This also led to in5 being named as a Strategic Partner of Smart Dubai in 2015.

With the increasing convergence of ICT and Media, and more content moving to online platforms, Majed brings an in-depth understanding of the region’s ICT ecosystem with his new role as Managing Director of Dubai Media City , Dubai studio City & Dubai Production city.

In addition to his vital roles at TECOM Group, Majed worked with Emirates Airlines for five years and was a key member of the business development team at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and is a technology and innovation enthusiast.