Naif Al Mutawa
- Chief Executive Officer, The 99, Kuwait
Naif Al Mutawa is the Creator of THE 99, the acclaimed comic superheroes born of an Islamic archetype. THE 99 has received positive attention from the international media with Forbes calling the comics “One of the Top 20 Trends Sweeping the Globe”. Al Mutawa was recently named one of “The 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World” by The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center in Jordan, in concert with Georgetown's Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding. Al Mutawa is also the Founder of The Soor Center for Psychological Counseling and Assessment, Kuwait's leading professional source of a broad range of psychological services. He has a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Long Island University where he also earned an MA in Clinical Psychology. He also holds an MA in Organizational Psychology from Teacher's College, Columbia University, and an MBA, from Columbia University. He earned his undergraduate degree from Tufts University, where he triple majored in clinical psychology, English literature and history.