HASSAN B. DANTATA
Hassan Bello Dantata is a 23 y/o Social Entrepreneur, Keynote Speaker & an Optical Marketing & e-Commerce expert.
In 2012, while going through a life-changing Bone Marrow Transplant with just a 50/50 chance of survival, Hassan decided to start his first eCommerce ‘business’ from a hospital bed.
Fast forward to today, Hassan is the Founder & CEO of Raven & Macaw with a fast-growing team of 15 full-time employees. From OWL Optical Management Software (SaaS) to Digital Marketing & Web services, Raven & Macaw is a fully-integrated digital solution exclusively for the Optical Industry.
Hassan has been elected as a Manchester Youth Councillor (2016-18), Deputy Member of UK youth parliament (2017-18) and Member of the Greater Manchester Youth Combined Authority (2017-18); representing over 45,000 young people in Manchester on a local, regional and national level. During his tenure, he has worked on various local and national campaigns such as Youth Homelessness (Partispace EU), Curriculum4Life, CommonUnity, RadEqual, Don’t Hate, Educate and Portrait Youth.
Hassan is a member of the World Economic Forum’s, Global Shapers Community; an initiative developed and led by young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievements and their ability to drive global change.
Hassan has been a keynote speaker & panellist at several events such as the University of Manchester Black History Month Conference, The MCC Growth and Strategic Development Conference and the Manchester Annual Youth Buzz Awards.
Hassan is studying Business Analytics at Nexford University, Washington DC.
Hassan was Featured in the British Fashion Council, British Vogue, 10 Magazine & GQ after a successful Youth Fashion & Identity campaign in collaboration with MMU & MYC.