Omar Al Busaidy is the Optimistic Opportunist, Entrepreneur, Author and Futurist.
He is also a very proud Emirati Global Shaper, speaker for the World Economic Forum, member of the US and UAE Public Affairs Committee, member of The Arab Youth Pioneers Program.
His multiples roles in business have allowed him to achieve several accomplishments, from publishing his own book, a day to day guide on self-development and social intelligence called ‘Just Read It’, to being the Managing Partner of his own Gentleman’ Salon enterprise, as well as being the Co-Host for the closing ceremony of World Skills Abu Dhabi in 2017 that was live streamed with an audience of 11,000.
Al Busaidy’s passion lies in learning, entrepreneurship and futurism, hence, since 2010, he has been invited to mentor students on entrepreneurship and leadership at several universities across Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Moreover, he has also worked with organizations such as AISEC, Khalifa Fund and Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development.
He is currently writing his next book, What is your U(nique) F(uture) P(ower)? Where he embarks on a journey into the past, present and future to help us understand our role in this world of infinite possibility and probability!
He has also appeared as a keynote speaker and panelist at several events and conferences organized by many prestigious and high-status organizations, including TedxYouth AlAin, 37th World Diamond Congress, Harvard Business Club, and DP World.
His range of professional expertise extends to both the public and private sector, with organizations such as the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, National Bank of Dubai as one of the many names under his belt.
He also served as a commercial attaché at the British Embassy in 2007 to 2008.
This has opened many doors for Al Busaidy, landing him clients such as Saudi Aramco, Siemens and World Skills International.
His fifteen years of experience in the UAE’s corporate environment began with his B.Sc. degree in Marketing from the American University in Dubai. He also pursued a post-graduate degree in Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership at the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University.
Omar’s huge followership on Social Media has helped push him forward and advance his dreams of teaching and guidance and being able to spread his message to the world.