Nadeem Mazen is CEO of Serious Business, LLC, a Boston-based design and consulting firm specializing in interactive software, UI/UX, viral marketing, and design. Mazen is also co-founder of danger!awesome a laser-cutting studio and community art storefront at the heart of Central Square, Cambridge. He is engaged in ongoing pedagogy, experiential learning, and education-software research.
Mazen is engaged in outspoken protest against government sanctioned human rights abuses, malfeasance, and finance-industry mismanagement.
Mazen has won awards for interactive-content creation (e-merging Magazine and Bilingual and Bicultural studies prizes, 2006), for pedagogy research (Industry Prize for Best Paper, e-ducation Without Borders, 2003), for poverty alleviation through social entrepreneurship (IDEAS competition, winning team, 2009), and art (“The Near East: Islam’s Original Melting Pot” lecture series featured artist, 2009). Mazen and Serious Business Co-founder AliMohammad have also been recognized for their directorial work, winning a prestigious Adfest Silver Medal for Film Craft and Adfest Bronze Medal for Viral Video.