Who we are

Iktomi was founded in 2011 in Dubai as a boutique agency and has since evolved to become a crucible of creativity and technology.

We believe that a superior user experience through a combination of design thinking and data analytics can provide a true competitive advantage to our clients, partners, and investments.

Our teams are based in Dubai, Barcelona, Ankara, and Singapore.


What's in a name?

In Native-American Lakota tribe mythology, Iktomi is a shape-shifting spider god of mischief, a patron of communication and technology that invented language and gave it to people.

There is a prophecy that states that Iktomi would one day return to weave his web over the world, and this has been interpreted by contemporary Native Americans as to have already occurred through the rise of the Internet.

As creative technologists enmeshed in this web, we see ourselves reflected in this creative, shape-shifting trickster spirit.

Alessandro Zanchetta

Co-founder & Creative Director

Alessandro is a Creative Director
with over 15 years of international

He holds a degree from the IUAV
(Venezia, It), he has also studied at
L'Ecole Nationale Supérieure La Villette
(Paris, Fr) and he holds a Masters
Degree in Digital Arts from IUA-UPF
(Barcelona, Es).

He has extensive experience in visual design
across different disciplines ranging from
branding to communication strategy and
digital design.

Nader Sobhan

Co-founder & Executive Director

Nader is an Emerging Media
Specialist and Business Strategist
with degrees from Yale University
and an MBA from INSEAD.

He has extensive experience in
digital products and broadcast
entertainment and has built up
significant international experience
in Europe and the Middle East.

Kerem Iseri

Partner & Head of Digital

Kerem is a Digital Producer with over
18 years of experience in all fields of
digital production.

He studied Software Development in
Ankara then he traveled and worked
for global companies and digital
agencies such as Siemens, Apple,
B.U.T and MediaMonks.

He has served the top global brands
and delivered award-winning campaigns.