Award Winning Game Director, Creative generalist, Developer, Public Speaker, Adviser, and Consultant
An MBA graduate from the American University in Dubai, Ahmad is the Director of Development at Semaphore Studios in Riyadh since its founding back in 2010, overseeing the production of games, multimedia and virtual reality projects for Mobile, Desktop and Next-Gen Consoles (PS4/PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X).
Ahmad is a regular speaker and advocate of local game development at universities and exhibitions such as ArabNet, Saudi Comic-Con, Mobily Developer Conference and Gitex Dubai. He served as an advisory board member for the Dubai Game Expo and a judge in Hackathon Arabia 2017 competition.
Ahmad's early portfolio included the production of an award winning web browser titled "Yahadi Browser" which captured the attention of numerous media channels including TV, Radio and Newspapers locally and internationally such as (BBC World, CNBC Arabia and Dubai TV).