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Hussein M. Dajani
Works at Hug Digital
Attended Lebanese American University
Lives in United Arab Emirates
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Give A Big Welcome To #Twitter Dashboard! #‎Social‬ ‪#‎SocialMedia‬ ‪#‎Digital‬ ‪#‎Online‬
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Hussein M. Dajani, Chief Operating Officer at Hug Digital tells Team TMN about the challenges he faces working in the digital industry in the Middle East and the rewards of effective management… Name: Hussein M. Dajani Age: 36
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Hug Digital launches new research department in MENA!
Hug Digital, which now has four offices in the MENA region, has launched a research department to compliment its existing creative, client servicing, media, social and content departments. This addition aims to meet the immediate and increasing research needs of clients such as Emaar Misr and ...
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Why it's time to stop thinking about #Facebook as just a #social network! #Digital #Online
Mark Zuckerberg had a pretty clear message when he took to the stage at Facebook's annual F8 Developer Conference this week: it's...
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What happens in an #internet's minute in 2016? #Digital
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Does #Facebook have ambitions to buy an #ad #agency?! #Social #Digital #Advertising
Fergus O'Hare is clear that he doesn't want to take away jobs of creative agencies and would rather align or work with them.
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The New ‪#‎Facebook‬ Like Button Promises 6% More Engagements! Thoughts?! ‪#‎Social‬ ‪#‎SocialMedia‬ ‪#‎Digital‬ ‪#‎Online‬
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To Thrive In This Connected Era, The #Marketing Industry Must Evolve!
Facebook Creative Shop's chief creative Mark D'Arcy, and Facebook Africa head Nunu Ntshingila on the new creative opportunities in a connected world.
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#Google just pissed off the entire #TV industry! #Online #Digital #Video
Google pissed off the entire TV industry by claiming its ads on YouTube were better at generating revenue than they are on TV.
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Future 100 #Trends and Change to Watch in 2016!
J. Walter Thompson’s Innovation Group MENA released its Future 100 Trends and Change to Watch in 2016
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How #Facebook Plans to Dominate #Digital Communication Over the Next 10 Years?! #Social #SocialMedia #Digital #Online
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A digital evangelist. A public speaker. A storydoer.

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 (ex 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 about the latest innovations and trends in Telecom, Digital, Tech, Marketing, and Communication, and a jury member in renowned global festivals. 

To know more about Hussein or connect with him, please visit:

  • Lebanese American University
    Bachelor of Sciences in Business Administration, 1998 - 2002
  • International College
    High School Diploma, 1982 - 1997
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July 13, 1979
  • Hug Digital
    COO, 2015 - present
  • Arabreneur
    Mentor, 2014 - present
  • Turn8
    Mentor, 2014 - present
  • DM3 Institute
    Digital and Social Media Marketing Lecturer, 2014 - present
  • MenaTrending
    Marketing and Communications Consultant, 2013 - 2015
    - Consulting, planning, developing, and rolling out online content marketing strategies. - Partnering with the next generation of great content creators in various industries such as automotive, sports, music, lifestyle, tech, entertainment, food, fashion, etc. Creating stories for the following brands: Infiniti, Nissan, Mercedes, HSBC, Aujan Industries (Rani, Vimto, and Barbican), Banana Republic, Samsung, Kit Kat, Lurpak, Continental Tyres, Arla Foods, and Visit Britain. Speaker at the following conferences: - DGTL#U 2014 (Beirut, Lebanon) - Social Media Summit 2015 (Dubai, UAE) - Saudi Mobile Conference 2015 (Riyadh, KSA) - Marketing Kingdom Amman 2015 (Amman, Jordan) Ongoing guest speaker on Monte Carlo Radio with Rita Khoury's program "Retweet" about the latest innovations in Digital, Social Media, Technology, Marketing, and Communication.
  • Red Bull GmbH
    Regional Digital Manager - MEA, 2012 - 2013
  • None
    Digital / Social Media Consultant, 2012 - 2012
  • Qtel
    Consultant - Head of Online Communities and Communications, 2010 - 2011
  • TBWA\
    Director New Business, 2009 - 2010
  • JWT
    New Business and Planning Director, 2006 - 2009
  • Leo Burnett Worldwide
    Brand Communication Manager, 2004 - 2006
  • JWT
    Senior Account Executive, 2002 - 2004
  • averda
    Regional Marketing Manager, 2011 - 2012
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