Albert Dias, Co-founder / CTO
Albert co-founded Musafir.com, the UAE’s first premium online travel agency in 2008. He has led the company's e-commerce technology through 10 years of growth, and oversees Musafir.com’s products, engineering and technology infrastructure. The company was recently recognized as one of Sharjah’s top 10 companies, among several other awards to its credit. Albert’s specializations include travel e-commerce, product management, user interface design, internet engineering and branding.
Prior to venturing into travel in 2008, Albert had helped deliver award-winning online user experiences for leading brands such as Adidas, Emirates, HP and Mercedes-Benz. He began his career as a strategist at Wunderman and quickly rose through the ranks to Executive Producer at the renowned Proximity/BBDO network. He has been actively involved in the Middle East’s internet advertising and e-commerce industry since 2003.
Albert is passionate about creativity and believes in innovation. He has a degree in computer engineering with honors from the American University of Sharjah and is a regular speaker on e-commerce technology. When he’s not at work, Albert spends his time with his wife and two-year-old son on the shores of sunny Dubai.