Mohammad Saeed Al-Shehhi, Chief Operating Officer, Dubai Design District

Mohammad Saeed Al-Shehhi

Chief Executive Officer
Dubai Design District (d3)

Mohammad Saeed Al-Shehhi is the Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Design District, also known as d3, the region’s first community dedicated to the design industry.

Prior to d3, Mohammad held a number of prominent roles within the broadcast sector. For example, in 2008 he was appointed was Deputy CEO at DMI where he was responsible for developing the organisation’s corporate strategy and analysing operational and performance efficiencies. He also launched the first DMI native HD channels, developed DMI’s state of the art technical infrastructure and led DMI’s digital offering. Prior to this, Mohammad was Senior Director of Broadcast Services at du, where he managed the telecommunications company’s strategy and growth plans for the broadcast divisions achieving year on year growth of 24% and expanding the growth of du’s media and broadcast services regionally.

Mohammad holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the American University of Sharjah, and a Master’s degree in Digital Wireless Communications from the University of Leeds.  Mohammad is a graduate of EDAAD as well as the Young Arab Leaders programmes. He was also voted amongst the most influential people in the Middle East in Digital Media.