Who is Polar Bear?

Polar Bear Creative is a cross-platform digital agency that helps businesses thrive in the digital world. As a CDAP-approved advisor, we provide our clients with expert guidance and support in navigating the complex and ever-changing digital landscape.

With a team of experienced professionals, we specialize in creating customized solutions that meet the unique needs of each of our clients. From web design and development to digital marketing and branding, we are committed to delivering outstanding results that help our clients achieve their goals.

At Polar Bear Creative, we are passionate about helping businesses succeed, and we are dedicated to providing the highest level of service and support to every client we work with.

Meet the Bears

Mona Tavassoli is an award winning serial entrepreneur who strives to support businesses to succeed. Mona has been featured across a number of different publications and media outlets including Sky News Arabia, Dubai Eye Radio, SME Advisor, TEDx UOWD, Arabian Business, The National, and many others.

She has taken part in programs led by all the greats, and has been presented with the Young Alumni Award by the University of Wollongong in Dubai amongst other Leadership awards. She is an NLP practitioner and she graduated from SKEMA Business School, in Sophia Antipolis, France, with a degree in Strategic Tourism Management, Destination Marketing in 2010.

Additionally, she obtained a Master’s Degree in International Business in 2007 from the University of Wollongong in Dubai. Mona worked at ADabisc Memac Ogilvy and Publicis Graphics before starting her own company in 2010.


Saman Hamidi is a technologist and all-around geek with lots of experience in digital marketing, and web-based platforms. The founder of Polar Bear Creative, Saman has worked internationally with clients in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Polar Bear Create specializes in:
- digital courses and memberships
- podcasts, content creation, and equipment
- tech 101: the basics that businesses need online

Saman works with businesses to find the best tools and platforms for them to be able to leverage the power of the internet to enhance their business.

Shannon DeSouza, MBET, is an award-winning entrepreneur with 18 years of experience in sales and digital marketing. 

She specializes in lead generation and sales growth using technology to help businesses rely on a sense of predictable revenue. 

Additionally she works with clients to streamline their processes, and improve their efficiency using generative AI tools. 

Shannon loves to laugh, and loves a delicious cup of coffee. 


Elnaz Tehranchian is a detail-oriented and organized person who is helping out entrepreneurs to enjoy their entrepreneurship journey and delegate their tasks.

She has been learning about her passion in the digital world such as: Social Media Management, Digital Marketing, E-commerce and UX for several years.

She also plays, teaches and performs Daf (drum musical instrument) as her hobby.

Ariel is a web developer with a passion for creating beautiful and functional websites. He  has self-taught front-end skills in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and my formal studies were in computer science and physics. He enjoys learning new technologies and solving challenging problems. He is always looking for opportunities to collaborate and grow as a developer.