After 14 years in FinTech, I begin a new chapter of my career joining Tech-For-Good startup Digital Boost as CTO.

Four years ago, I swam the English Channel to raise money for the charity Aspire who helps people with spinal chord injuries become more independent. It was one of the hardest and most gratifying things I have done in my life. …

Netflix was founded in 1997 when the company started as an online DVD rental business by post, competing with Blockbuster, the dominant player at the time, with similar rates but no physical store cost (sound familiar now?). With the drastic drop in storage and computing cost, Netflix started streaming content online in 2010. Netflix however, quickly realised that it was at the mercy of the big production studios, to which they paid hefty licensing fees. So, they entered the content-production business in 2013, with their hit series House of Cards. In 2016 they became the largest producer of content with…

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Like everyone else in the United Kingdom, I am confined to my home, and most likely will be for the foreseeable future. When the outbreak began, and as the government rhetoric slowly started to increase towards the inevitable lock down which now we find ourselves in, an eerie sense of deja-vu came upon me.

I grew up in Lebanon in the 80s, a country stricken by a bloody civil war for 15 years, most of which constituted my childhood. One of my earliest memories is sitting on my mother’s…

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