Media Entrepreneur, Investigative Journalist
Amjad Tadros is a media entrepreneur and award-winning investigative journalist. He has successfully founded and managed more than half a dozen regional businesses in media, communications, advertising, and logistics. He is the point person in the Middle East for CBS News, managing the network's coverage and operations in the region since 1990. He is a four-time Emmy Award winner in Investigative Journalism. In 2007, he received an Alfred Dupont Award for excellence from the University of Columbia. He was also a co-recipient of the Peabody award in 2008. In 2006, he founded ShooFeeTV, the first digital television guide for the Arab World. The television guide business was later acquired by What's On India. In 2013, he co-founded Syria Direct, a non-profit media and training organization covering the Syrian civil war by providing impartial news and training aspiring Syrian journalists. Amjad Tadros holds an honors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College of Science and Technology at the University of London. He is also a member of the inaugural class of the Middle East Leadership Initiative at the Aspen Institute.