Naif Al Mutawa

Naif Al Mutawa
  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, THE 99, Kuwait

BA, Tufts University; MBA, Columbia University; PhD in Clinical Psychology, Long Island University. Formerly: treated former prisoners of war in Kuwait and survivors of political torture at Bellevue Hospital, New York; Creator, The 99 Comics, the first superheroes of Islamic culture. Founder: Teshkeel Media Group; Soor Center for Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy. Recipient of awards: UNESCO prize for literature in service of tolerance; Elliot Pearson Award for Excellence in Media; Brazilian FHIQ Award; UN Alliance of Civilizations Marketplace of Ideas award; Halal Journal Award for Outstanding Personal Achievement; PODER Award for reconciliation; Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur.