Qais Al Khonji is an Omani businessman, entrepreneur and startup extraordinaire.
He is the founder of Qais United Enterprises Trading and Genesis International.
He serves as a board member for many Omani companies and is known for assisting Omani citizens with overcoming the hurdles of starting small businesses in the country.
AMEinfo asked Mr. Al Khonji 7 questions and below are his answers.
1 – What is the first thing that you do in the morning?
Pray, and go to the Gym very early.
2 – What is the best piece of business advice that has been given to you?
Believe in your idea, believe in your team, have a lot of patience.
Focus more on the services sector, preferably in oil and gas.
3 – If today was your last day on Earth, how would you spend it?
Spend it with my kids and loved ones, quality time somewhere in Barcelona.
4 – Who was the last person that you messaged and what did it say?
My close Friend, setting up for a bbq next week.
5 – If you could buy a one-way ticket anywhere it would be to. . .
6 – What do you want tomorrow’s business world to look like?
I would love to see more start-ups coming up in Oman and the region. I would love to hear local and regional concepts have gone global.
7 – Tell us something that not many people know about you. . .
I spend up to 16 to 17 hours at work on a daily basis.