The INNOVATE® DUBAI book is a 300-page in-depth study and AR video series that showcases of all the people, companies, products, and services that are leading the race within Dubai’s innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem. A book with augmented reality video, an online platform and a network with a common goal of ensuring Dubai’s best innovations and innovation enablers connect and succeed around the world.

Tariq Qureishy- INNOVATE™ Dubai Publishing Partner

Futurist, CEO, Finance & Media Professional, Entrepreneur, & International Speaker.

Tariq is currently the Founder/CEO of EQXponential, a “Future Readiness” enabling platform which executes transformational methodology and concepts to bridge “exponential organizations” for the future. and He is also the Founder/CEO of MAD Talks Group in 2016, an integrated digital media and visual storytelling platform, focused on the future of leadership, innovation & 10x thinking.

He has worked in top leadership roles for over 20 years in:
⦁ Dow Jones Markets (Regional Director Europe/MEA), 1987-1999. (Finally heading a $1b +business, innovating platform, launching regionally and globally)

⦁ The Times and Sunday Times (CEO/Publisher Middle East Africa), 2007-2009. (Launch to profitability in 2 years)

⦁ Bloomberg Media (Regional Leader/Advisor -MEA), 2010-2015. (Launched Bloomberg TV in MEA & commercial expansion)

Tariq is a leading financial & media business professional focused on organisational and business transformation, both business and leaders at board and strategy level for large organisations. He also supports young companies on Fintech & related services, tech & AI and other major tech and business platforms. He has helped to launch major products and strategy and is a respected communications expert & marketer.

As a global celebrity futurist speaker he has done over 200 keynotes . He specialises in talks about the future, transformation & metamorphosis. Particularly relevant post COVID 10, where he is helping companies through the current crisis. He also speaks on finance 4.0, energy, technology v humanity, the brain, moon-shot thinking, AI for good & others with practical business solutions. Check his work on

He has a degree in Economics and is a Harvard Business School 1998 alum. Also Board member and specialising in future and media/content activities for HBS Club. GCC.

He is the founder of 100% MAD, a not for profit initiative to democratize philanthropy using the digital ecosystem. MAD is “Make A Difference”, his mission for humanity.
Linkedin: Tariq Qureishy. Twitter: @tariqqureishy. Instagram:

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