Alexandre Hawari is the Chief Executive Officer of Mediaquest Corp – the leading Data, Content and Events Company in the Middle East.
Holding an Executive MBA from Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Alexandre launched Mediaquest in 1997 with his brother and Co-CEO, Julien Hawari.
Operating offices in Dubai, Beirut, Riyadh, Algiers, and Paris, 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 the most to the region through a diverse range of company verticals.
Mediaquest owns more than 15 online brands (reaching 20 million unique visitors) 1 mobile data mining platform, 1 micro influencer platform, 1 Brand Content Studio, 12+ events and conferences and has invested more than US $8 million in start-ups over the past 10 years.
With frequent launch of innovative products and services, Mediaquest is at the forefront of the transformational changes being witnessed by the businesses in the region. Forging partnerships with global brands as Marie Claire, Buro24/7, Adage, and Effie’s, consulting firms, top business schools like Insead and Switzerland-based World Economic Forum. Mediaquest is a key part of the Middle East’s eco-system.
Mediaquest’s portfolio includes: TRENDS, Communicate, Saneou al Hadath, Arabies, Haya, Marie Claire Arabia, Buro 24/7, AMEinfo.com, Memob, Mena Effie Awards, Arab Luxury World, Top CEO, Shoes First, Festival of Media and Parent child well-being conference.
Alexandre’s interests include reading, playing squash and traveling. He is fluent in both English and French, and intermediate in Arabic.