Ahmed Bin Hamed AL-Hamed is a UAE national born and raised in Abu Dhabi. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Chapman University, USA and later went on to earn a master’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Ahmed is a versatile entrepreneur who is deeply committed to fostering innovation and creativity in the UAE. He is the founder of a startup creative agency called Area971, and has also invested in several other startups.
In addition to his entrepreneurial pursuits, Ahmed is also a foresight practitioner and a passionate advocate for youth empowerment and community development. He serves as a member of the Youth Council in one of Abu Dhabi’s entities, where he works to promote youth engagement in community service and leadership. With his diverse skill set and commitment to innovation, Ahmed is poised to continue making a positive impact on the UAE’s entrepreneurial landscape.