Nour Khrais' lecture in Games and Storytelling on Tue 16 Jan at 17:15 "Mobile game "glocalization"" on the basis of the experiences of Nour Khrais' game company experiences on the Middle East and European market:
Venue: University of Art and Design Helsinki, Media Centre Lume, Sampo auditorium. Videoconference venue in Tampere: University of Tampere, lecture hall 1096, PinniB, Kanslerinrinne 1.
Nour Khrais is founder and general manager of Maysalward R&D (MRD) Mr Khrais has over 6 years of experience in Mobile Value Added Services in International business environment both from the VAS platform infrastructures and Service provider Side. Prior to forming Maysalward R&D and in early 1999 Mr Khrais Joined ACOTEL/Info2cell Content Business Development Team where shortly he was nominated to be head of the Team operating between Dubai and Jordan offices covering the Middle East and North Africa Market and focusing in developing value added services for the operators in the region. In 2001 Khrais decided to explore a new experience and Joined SWAPCOM France a leader in Mobile Infrastructure VAS platforms where KHRAIS was responsible for the Middle East Market launching successfully for Al JAZEERA TV NETWORK their Mobile Platform AL JAZEERA MOBILE. Nov 2003 a dream comes true and Maysalward R&D was founded under the vision of Mr Khairs who decided to launch a Mobile Content Hub to the first Mobile Game Developer in the Middle East Region offering unique and localized content targeting the Middle East Europe and Latin American Markets. Nour Khairs is based between operational offices in Strasbourg, Dubai and Jordan and he holds a Master of Business Administration and Bsc of Agriculture Engineering. His passion for Games and entertainment enforced with strong business vision and management in mobile value added services guarantee the success and uniqueness of product and services production.
The lecture is in English. Further information: Juhani Tenhunen juhani.tenhunen at lume.fi