An award-winning executive with around three decades of experience in Media & Broadcasting, Hasan is Managing Director of Master Media, a specialized consulting firm based in the UAE. He is also Chairman of the “Arab HDTV and beyond Group” under the umbrella of ASBU.
Master Media’s portfolio includes Expo 2002 Dubai, Media Zone Authority- Abu Dhabi, NEOM in KSA, the Press Trust of India, Al Ghad TV, Oman’s Public Authority of Radio and TV, Al-Jazeera Media Network, Al-Arab News Channel, Channel92 and URDU1 in Pakistan, among others.
Before establishing Master Media, Hasan was a member of the founding team of twofour54 in Abu Dhabi as Executive Director of “twofour54 intaj”, the Production and Broadcasting arm. he managed the successful setup and launch of “intaj” and built its commercial, operations, and technology teams.
Working in the industry since 1992, Hasan’s previous roles include serving as CTO of CNBC Arabiya. He also oversaw setup and launch of CNBC Africa in Johannesburg and Samaa TV in Pakistan. As a key founder of Al-Rai TV, the first commercial TV in Kuwait in 2004, Hasan was responsible for building its state-of-the-art production & broadcasting facilities and operations. Hasan was earlier Advisor to the Chairman of the National Broadcasting Network in Lebanon, and held senior roles at New TV and Arab Radio & Television in Beirut.