Al Anoud Al Hashmi/ Chief Executive Officer of The Futurist Company
Al Anoud Al Hashmi is an Emirati (UAE National) Thought Leader and serial entrepreneur with a digital, technology transformation futuristic focus. Over the past 15 years she held an array of strategic leadership positions that drastically contributed to Dubai’s and the UAE media, business and creative production scene. She built her extensive leadership portfolio and experience through various roles in institutions affiliated with the business, entrepreneurship and media scene in the UAE.
She is currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Futurist Company, an SME she founded in 2020 to contribute to the UAE advancement as a hub of latest technologies and disrupt its applications in human life developing and managing future facing projects including AgriTech, Renewable Energy and AR/VR.
Al Hashmi latest entrepreneurial milestone ‘The Futurist’ is fueled by a story that always amazed her since childhood: It’s the late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan achievement of an environmental miracle, when he transformed the desert into a green haven. She is committed to the transformation of agriculture through technology or AgriTech, which she believes is a true enabler of food security for the mankind.
Alanoud is a YAL (Young Arab Leaders) member. Alanoud is an active mentor of leadership and entrepreneurship, dedicating time and effort to young UAE women to realize their potential while also providing them with hands-on experience to achieve their career aspirations.