Hot 100 2011 - Hamdan Mohamed
Founder, president and chairman of the Board of Arab Business Club, Hamdan has a dream to become the Arabian Bill Gates and is fast gaining momentum. His club has 8,000 members worldwide and his e-commerce ventures have won several awards.
“Being a very creative and entrepreneurial person by nature, I love to see my ideas being implemented and the results of my hard work. And of course, it gives me a great pleasure to be surrounded by intellligent, like-minded people who share my dream.”
As a proud Emirati, Hamdan is very patriotic. “I love my country, and our leaders have placed the UAE on the map. It’s developing so fast and Dubai benefits from being so cosmopolitan. Even though it’s had its challenges, I truly believe the country is moving in the right direction now. “
The e-commerce genius, whose portfoplio includes Ellasmart.com, Wadifah.com and Menn.tv, is very philisophical about life, remarking that apart from his family and career, his dignity is the single most important things to him. “In every person’s life there are highs and lows. Success is never final, failure is never fatal.”