Dana Al Salem

Dana Al Salem - Africa Wealth Summit


Dana has been at the forefront of digital media since 1994 when she co-founded Clockwork, a Stockholm based, award winning agency that built the first interactive platforms online and was acquired by a large Norwegian media firm within 6 years.
In 1996 Dana co-founded Yahoo! France, then Yahoo! Europe and built the Yahoo! Europe production team. Dana then moved into Television, managing the launch, programming, rebranding, and positioning of Sky Italia, MBC, ITV, where she specialized in On Air audience retention. She was awarded two World Gold Promax awards by 2005. In 2005 Dana founded LostRecords which produced global tours for musicians such as Chris Stills, Louis Bertignac and Youssou NDour.
In 2007, Dana founded FanFactory Ltd, a tech agency that focuses on finding and converting online consumers into fans and fans into consumers for brands, governments or institutions. FanFactory was awarded the Tech 100 Insider award 2013 as top 100 tech companies.
Dana developed, in 2015, within the aviation sector, data driven algorithms to streamline logistics on aircraft holding times, AOGs, by predicting their needs in advance. In 2017, as a personal project, Dana launched L’Amandier, a luxury hotel resort in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, winning 2019 Best Luxury Resort by Build Magazine.
She is also an appointed Special Advisor/General Consul to Governments including Panama, Monaco, Georgia, Serbia and Morocco.
Dana is the winner of three Lifetime Achievement Awards and is on the boards/advisory boards of Spice VC (blockchain investment fund), Abhi (payroll for emerging markets), BrickMark (real estate and tokenization), Patronus (wealth management).