Director – Sharjah Media City; Free Zone Authority (Shams)
Shihab Alhammadi is the Director of the Sharjah Media City Free Zone Authority (Shams), an Innovation Executive with an enthusiasm for change through technology. He has led key developments across the UAE media sector and has greatly influenced the founding and growth of the Sharjah Media City.
Alhammadi served as Director of Support Services for 5 years at the Sharjah Media Corporation after handling many other roles and departments in Finance, HR, Marketing, Commercial Ads, Graphic design and video editing at Sharjah Television. His expertise in workings in the media and creative sector and his passion for knowledge, technology and design have led to the rollout of essential strategic advancements in his workplaces as well has his career. Alhammadi holds an EMBA from the University of Sharjah and an Innovation Diploma from the Mohammed Bin Rashid Center for Government Innovation.