Pearl Initiative

Mudassir Sheikha is the co-founder and Managing Director of Careem, MENA’s leading car booking service that is based out of Dubai and operates from Morocco to Pakistan.

Prior to Careem, Mudassir was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, where he advised clients on strategy and business building. Before McKinsey, Mudassir spent a decade in the Silicon Valley building technology startups, where he was most recently the co-founder of DeviceAnywhere, which was eventually acquired by Keynote Systems. He has an academic background in Computer Science and Economics from Stanford and USC.
Add to Calendar 2018-01-30 09:30:00 2018-01-30 12:00:00 Asia/Dubai The Importance of Disclosure and Transparency in the New Age of Social Media - ِAbu Dhabi, UAE The Pearl Initiative will be organising a Thought Leadership Lecture in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce under the theme, "The Importance of Disclosure and Transparency in the New Age of Social Media" on 30 January 2018.  Key Discussion Points:  An examination of the importance of timely disclosure and how it assists in building the organisations’ reputation and the overall outlook of the public has on the company. A review of the social media tools that are considered disclosure platforms and the importance on how this information should be controlled and monitored. Exploring the potential contribution of social media tools to enhance the transparency and openness of companies and the private sector and to promote new forms of accountability. How social media is changing the way companies handle investor relations and corporate disclosure, offering the potential for more transparency, but also raising questions about legal compliance. How social media can be used as a platform to enable external stakeholders to raise concerns through whistleblowing procedures. For more details, visit http://events.pearlinitiative.org/event/speakers/56 Corniche Rd, Al Markaziyah West - Abu Dhabi