Abdullah Mando (@mandowi) is the co-founder and Executive Producer of UTURN, an online network (of 8 million members) that creates and distributes local and entertaining content, targeting the Saudi youth.
Abdullah's vision is to stimulate and nourish thought through
In the first 2 years at UTURN, as the first CEO of the company,
he architectured the company's vision and established the
foundations of the organisation. Under his leadership UTURN sparked
the new media industry in Saudi Arabia and has created a hub for
talents and content creators in the region. His academic background
enabled him to put the company on the right track to success,
balancing between content creation and business aspirations.
As the company grew larger, Abdullah took over the Executive
Producer's post where he would serve UTURN best, and pursue his
passion for creating content for the masses. As the EP, he is in
charge of creating and sustaining all UTURN shows such as 3al6ayer,
Eysh Elly, wsm, Takki, and Fe2 Fala.
Before UTURN came into existence, Abdullah was an undergrad in
Montreal, Canada, where he majored in Film from the The Mel
Hoppenheim School of Cinema and Business from the John Molson
School of Business. In his final year, Anmar Fathaldin, a
co-founder, invited him for dinner and the rest, as they say, is