We Help Businesses Innovate
By Employing Design As A Strategic Tool.
Contrary to popular belief, design is not just about the aesthetics. Design, being a problem-solving discipline that changes the status quo, responds to human needs, and empowers organisations through creativity and logic. In an extremely digitally immersed world, design is now needed more than ever to simplify complexity and to drive innovation. - Sami Hmaidan
Managing Director | Co-Founder
Sami is an International award-winning designer and a firm believer of harnessing the power of design to create change. He is the mastermind behind innovation strategies at Blue Hat. With over 10 years of experience in digital design & strategy, and being a holder of an MA in Design Strategy and Innovation from Brunel University, London, Sami has empowered many leading companies in the Middle-East. Through his journey to promote Design as a problem-solving discipline, Sami united these talented people under Blue Hat to spread innovation & creativity!
Co-Founder | Head of Brand Innovation
Judy is an international award-winning entrepreneur who utilizes Design Thinking to identify your needs, the challenges facing your business, and new opportunities that will help your brand achieve radical innovation. She has over 5 years of experience as Head of Social Media for leading digital agencies in Beirut. Being a holder of an MA in Communication Design from London and another MA in English Literature, Judy will ensure your brand's image, experience and promise are innovative and differentiated.
Partner | Design & Innovation Strategist
Elif is an international award-winning designer. She represents Blue Hat in Istanbul. This Turkish-born creative soul is a traveler at heart. Living between 3 different countries around Europe and being a speaker of 4 different languages have enabled Elif to successfully work with a variety of clients. Her BSc in Product Design, and MA in Design Strategy & Innovation from London have helped bring forth her problem-solving nature and creativity. Elif has also profound knowledge in organizational change in the industrial sector.
Fawaz Hmaidan is our latest partner at Blue Hat. His great leadership skills coupled with over 38 years of experience in the business field, will ensure your business is on the right track. Fawaz holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arizona which is rated top 75 universities in the USA. We believe in creative diversity at Blue Hat, Fawaz’s engineering brain is the perfect fit for business development.
A talented Volley Ball player by day, and a hell-of-a-developer at night! John has extensive knowledge in software development that he even founded his very own e-commerce platform. John has a great passion for coding, high appreciation for design and a strong determination to build every project from scratch. John is currently pursuing an MS in Computer Science and teaching a couple of programming courses at the American University of Beirut.
Senior Graphic & Digital Designer
Severine’s keen interest in delivering the best cutting-edge designs and her perseverance are what makes her a perfect fit for Blue Hat. She has an MA in Design and is currently pursuing a PhD . At Blue Hat, Severine will aim to make your website award-winning, and create compelling identities for your brand. When she is not designing at Blue Hat, she is either drawing for fun, or enjoying an acting or dancing class.
Strategy & Insight Analyst
Lin fits exactly the definition of diversity that makes Blue Hat a unique place to work in: After getting her BS in Nutrition & Dietetics from AUB, she completed a MA in Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Management from Imperial College London. As a Bluehatter, Lin always stays up-to-date with the latest trends disrupting your industry and utilizes her findings in your strategies. Being a left brainer, Lin also scans and analyses your brand's performance, generates reports, pinpoints problems, and recommends solutions in order to help you innovate.
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