Moeed Ahmad is the head of new media at the Al Jazeera Network. He joined the company in 2005. His primary responsibility is to develop Al Jazeera’s new media strategy focusing on distribution, contribution and audience engagement especially in the internet and mobile mediums. The new media team has successfully launched a number of initiatives such as Al Jazeera’s Twitter feeds, YouTube channels, Creative Commons repository, Facebook and iPhone apps. He graduated from the University of Toronto in 2003. He is a proponent of Open Source technologies and is particularly supportive of initiatives such as Creative Commons which enable knowledge and media to be shared.