Salim A. Essaid previously worked as Al-Monitor’s gulf and business correspondent based in Dubai. He reports and moderates events about AI, fintech, sustainability, market trends, technology and innovation. He previously worked as a broadcast journalist for TIME, CNN, NHK World, AFP and AP in the United States and Jordan, and as an on-air reporter for Euronews in the UAE.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Arabic and Japanese from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Master’s degree in broadcasting from the Columbia School of Journalism in New York. On Twitter: @salim_a_essaid