Nick Grande

Nick is the founder and CEO of the mena.tv Content Hub, and the Managing Director of ChannelSculptor, the Dubai-based strategic consultancy and service provider.

The mena.tv Content Hub was established in 2017 and named best Content Distribution Initiative at the TBI Content Innovation Awards during MIPCOM 2017. The company already hosts over 30 international content distributors and over 400 accredited buyers.

Founded in 2008, ChannelSculptor has advised companies such as Netflix, RTL Group, Arqiva, DAZN, Eutelsat and IBC as well as regional heavyweights such as Rotana, twofour54 and Sky News Arabia. The company maintains license agreements with over 200 TV channels in the region and provides award-winning licensing and management services to MENA telecoms operators such as du, Saudi Telecom, Vodafone, Orange and Omantel. ChannelSculptor also provides audience analytics services (based on IPTV return path data) to broadcasters including Turner, Discovery, Abu Dhabi Media, TV5 and Fox Networks.

Nick was named Content Executive of the Year in the 2015 TV Connect MENA Awards.