John Thomas
Founder & Editor-in-Chief

A well-known social media and editorial consultant in UAE, John’s experience spans 10 years during which he has helped some of the leading brands in the region to improve their digital footprint. He was formerly Managing Editor at UAE Top 5 Website and Associate Editor of Networker Magazine. John has a bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication & Media Studies and a Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication.An avid photographer & backpacker, he has travelled extensively across India and South-East Asia. He grew up in India and remains addicted to mountains, forests and spicy Indian food.

Mahsoom Thottathil
Principal Advisor

An Electronics and Communication Engineer with an MBA major in Finance from XLRI Jamshedpur Mahsoom has over 13 years of experience in IT and Telecom. He has worked as IT specialist with several leading organizations in India, USA and UAE. As Principal Advisor of, Mahsoom is the go to person for innovative ideas. He is also the Founder and Editor of Arabian Gazette. An avid foodie, when he is not managing Arabian Gazette, he joins John in his gastronomic escapades.

Sumit Kumar
Web specialist & developer

Sumit is the man behind the design and development of several awesome websites including  An industrious and talented web developer and SEO specialist, he works diligently to ensure that ranks high in the searches and looks pretty, all the time. An IT expert, Sumit is passionate about all things technology and works along with organizations to automate their processes and make it simple & convenient. He is proficient in software, web development, IT infrastructure and digital marketing. When he is not working, he likes to visit new places and try out new things.

Ayush Aggarwal
Graphic Designer

A young but highly talented graphic designer, Ayush is the face behind many brand identities including the logo of  A versatile and hardworking designer, he leaves no stone unturned to make his clients brand look good, be it logo, ads, collaterals or social media posts. When he is not working on awesome designs for or one of his many clients, he loves to go on long rides. He is an avid biker and automobile enthusiast with an encyclopaedic knowledge of cars and bikes.

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