Journey to being named in Forbes 30 under 30
The Brighton Effect is that ripple of energy that grows with you during your time at the University of Brighton, and throughout your life. Uniquely individual, you carry it with you through time, careers, passions, curiosities, travel, discoveries, teaching and learnings.
Here we share one story from a Brighton alumni to show just how far the Brighton Effect ripple reaches.
Omar Meho graduated from the University of Brighton in 2018 with a degree in Business with Marketing. Since graduating he has performed as a DJ internationally and has founded Music Workflow Academy, winning him a place in last year’s Forbes 30 Under 30. We caught up with Omar to find out what his Brighton Effect story is.
How did your experience at Brighton bring you to where you are now personally or professionally?
“I grew massively as a person and professionally. I learnt the power of networking and became disciplined with my routine.”
Tell us something you are proud of that you have achieved since graduating
“I have started my business Music Workflow Academy, which teaches DJ’s and Music Producers how to turn their passion into a career. I also made it into the Forbes 30 Under 30 Alumni – Europe, Entertainment.“
What does success mean to you?
“Success means helping others and making the world a better place. Showing up every day and pursuing your passion and fulfilling your purpose.”
What wisdom or advice would you give to current students at the University of Brighton?
“Consistency is key. Be disciplined and intentional in your actions. Learn new skills and diversify your ideas to reach new industries. Don’t be too hard on yourself. You can start from anywhere and still succeed as long as you believe in yourself and put in diligent hard work.”