Check Out Hussain Sajwani, Sole DAMAC Owner

Hussain Sajwani is best known as the founder, chairman, and sole owner of DAMAC Properties, one of the Middle East’s most prominent real estate development companies. Big names in the Western world of business include Bill Gates and Steve Jobs; similarly, Hussain Sajwani’s name is big in the Middle East’s circle of commerce.

Mr. Sajwani was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to conduct an interview with IdeaMensch, one of the Internet’s hottest sites for sourcing interviews between its expert journalists and some of the greatest minds across the globe.

Here’s how Mr. Sajwani started off his career

According to, although his family operated its own business, Mr. Hussain Sajwani wasn’t born into wealth. He did, however, enjoy feeling like an entrepreneur whenever he was entrusted with the business’ responsibilities after school, on weekends, or during breaks from school.

When he attended the University of Washington’s economics and engineering programs in the United States, Mr. Sajwani sold timeshares across the nation. Combined with the uplifting feeling he received from the entrepreneurial endeavors of his own family, Hussain knew he wanted to found his own business after selling timeshares to supplement his income as an oft-broke college student.

Check out what Hussain Sajwani thinks is the most interesting business trend

Social media and digital marketing both intrigue Hussain Sajwani, the one and only DAMAC owner. He feels that the two interconnected fields are so interesting because it sprouted out of seemingly nowhere and is integrally important to the success of modern businesses. Organizations that opt out of entering and staying competitive within the fray of social media often don’t perform as well as their tech-friendly counterparts. See the properties built by DAMAC here.

Who is Hussain Sajwani?

Mr. Sajwani is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, investor, and the owner of DAMAC Properties. DAMAC Properties was founded just 16 years ago in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, the center of all things business in the Middle East. Just two years ago, Damad Properties reeled in some $1.95 billion in revenue. It currently employs roughly 2,000 individuals around the UAE.

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