Julien Hawari is the Co-Chief Executive Officer of MediaquestCorp, one of the region’s leading publishing houses. He took up his role in 1997, becoming Co-CEO alongside Alexandre Hawari. For almost two decades, he has worked to make the Mediaquest Group the benchmark organization that provides unique insights into the Arab world through a diverse range of media. In 2014, Mediaquest launched a new milestone in the luxury industry – the arab luxury world conference. The concept was Julien Hawari’s brainchild and he spearheaded this successful premium event. Mediaquest’s mission is to inform, educate and entertain audiences in both the Arab world and the West, providing unbiased analysis of the issues that matter most to the region. Mediaquest’s publications and websites include Trends, Communicate, Saneou Al Hadath, Gulf Marketing Review, Arabies, Haya, Marie Claire Arabia, The World of Yachts & Boats, Kippreport.com, ameinfo.com and dotmena online network. The company’s events include the Mena Effie Awards, Marketing to Women, Top CEO conference and awards and arab luxury world, among others. Hawari holds a BA in Economics and has completed his studies in Paris and the Northwestern University, Evanston, USA.