Hussein M. at hug digital
Hussein has over 15 years of solid Marketing Communication experience in the space leading and building integrated marketing practices within multinational agencies (JWT, Leo Burnett, and TBWA\) and client side (Fortune 500 companies – Virgin Mobile and Red Bull), across the Middle East and Africa region.
Hussein was among the first batch of WPP MENA employees to receive the renowned WPP Young High Potential Leaders award from Sir Martin Sorrell, Chairman and Worldwide President of WPP, and Bob Jeffrey, former Chairman and Worldwide President of JWT. Recently, by nomination from the Global Chairman and Patron of the World Marketing Congress.
Hussein has been featured in the 50 most influential digital marketing leaders listing for 2016. Furthermore, Hussein has been voted by the Huffington Post as among the 10 people changing the marcomm landscape in the MENA region.
At present, Hussein is working as a Chief Operating Officer of Hug Digital, as a Digital Strategy and Social Media Marketing Lecturer at DM3 Institute, and as a Mentor at Turn8, Arabreneur, and Flat6Labs. Furthermore, Hussein plays an active role in the advisory council of the World Marketing Congress.
Hussein is also a speaker at various conferences throughout the EMEA region, a weekly guest speaker on numerous TV and Radio stations discussing the latest innovations and trends in Telecom, Digital, Tech, Marketing, and Communication, and a jury member in renowned global festivals.