Simon Masrani is the son of telecommunications mogul, Sanjay Masrani. After his father’s death in 1992, he became the Chief Executive Officer of Masrani Global. Simon Masrani founded the Masrani Oil sector in Abu Dhabi in order to expand Mascom‘s services. Due to his father being a personal friend of John Hammond, his attention was brought to InGen by the work of Dr. Henry Wu in 1997.
Simon Masrani began talks to acquire InGen in 1997, intending to realize Hammond’s dream. He succeeded in acquiring InGen in 1998, and proceeded to begin the Jurassic World project. He promoted Henry Wu to Lead Genetic Biologist in 2000, and brought him onto the Jurassic World project. He began to gather experts from the Masrani company onto the Jurassic World project as well.
Simon Masrani hired Axis Boulder Engineering and Timack Construction for the preparation and planning of Isla Nublar prior to construction. It is known that Masrani spent 1.2 billion dollars on construction materials for Jurassic World. At the time, he was attempting to quell media fears, as well as rebuff concerns from conservation groups.