For IT leaders from the Middle East’s BFSI sector to discuss how to leverage digital transformation to enable seamless customer experiences and manage IT assets digitally.
Global Data Protection Officer, Al Jazeera Media Network
Imran Chowdhury is the Global Data Protection Officer for Al Jazeera Media Network. He strives to balance between entrepreneurial spirit with enterprise capabilities for success. He is an innovative technology leader with proven ability to initiate, develop, and implement programs across a broad spectrum of industries including telecommunications, financial services, media, consultancy, education, and technology solutions. Imran is a student of Juris Doctor (JD Law) and capable leader with demonstrated ability to enable global businesses to build performance-driven and quality-focused services for world-class organizations. His specialties include of Enterprise Architecture, Business Architecture, Information Architecture, Enterprise Governance, Risk & Compliance, Privacy, AI, Cloud and Data Governance.
Project Manager, Q Company, Qatar
Abdul Sathar is a veteran in Information Technology, ERP and BPM Systems, Petrochemical Plant Systems and Information Security Operations with a career span of 27 years in various domains of I.T. He is currently working as Program Manager at Qatar Primary Materials Company for QATAR and OMAN projects. He is a Professional Engineer (IEI) & Fellow Member of the IEI and IETE as well. He joined IEI Qatar Chapter in 1996 and he has proved his capabilities through various activities of IEI Qatar Chapter as Hon. Secretary, Join Secretary, Executive Committee Member, Ex-Officio Member and led many Engineering workshops for young Engineers and School students. He has also worked as Chief Coordinator of Engineers Day celebrations since year 2000 in Qatar. He is also the Vice President- Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC) – Qatar. During his tenure, he had conducted various national, international programs/seminars/workshops such as World Engineering Day, International Engineering Congress, International Telecommunication Day, International Women Engineers Day conferences etc. He had taken initiative for the growth of IEI Qatar Chapter with various international bodies such as, the partnership with Project Management Association (India), OUC-Liverpool University-UK, Lean Construction Institute-Qatar & Engineers Australia-Qatar Chapter.
Head of Information Security, Snoonu
Hoda is a 12+ year Information Technology professional who has dedicated her career to enhancing information security and bringing value to organizations. As a key member of the Snoonu team, she has implemented policies and procedures that have significantly reduced the risk of data breaches.
Beyond work, Hoda enjoys reading and music. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge and insights with others and is honored to contribute to the conversation on enhancing information security.
Vice President – Information Technology, QInvest
John Mankarios is working at QInvest, Investment bank, since 2014. Mankarios focus is on Cloud and Digital transformation strategy and technology innovation.
Prior joining QInvest, John worked on designing and implementing cloud solutions, as Senior System engineer for Link Datacenter for 7 years.
John Mankarios has more than 16 years of experience in the technology field. He graduated from the faculty of computer engineering from Cairo University in 2006. John completed his master’s degree in business management from Swiss Business School in 2019.
IT Governance & ERM Specialist, Gulf Drilling International
Faizal Babu is currently the IT Governance & ERM Specialist at Gulf Drilling International with over 18 years of experience across the Financial Services, and Oil & Gas industries. He holds expertise in designing IT Governance, Enterprise Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance Frameworks and Developing Execution Strategies. He has led strategic projects in Information Security, Data Protection, Privacy, Security Operations and Enterprise Risk Management.
His areas of expertise are Information Security Strategy, Planning and Advisory, Enterprise Risk Management, IT Governance, Information Security Management, COSO Framework & ISO 31000 standards, Risk Identification, Assessments and Mitigation, Security Standards and Governance Frameworks (ISO 27001, COBIT, NIST, ITIL etc), COBIT Implementation and Assessments, Incident Management and Response, Security Information and Event management (SIEM) – ArcSight ESM, QRadar Security Intelligence and much more.
Senior Manager, National Cybersecurity Research Lab, Qatar Computing Research Institute
Aref Al-Tamimi is a Senior Manager of the National cybersecurity research lab at Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI). Before being a manager, he was a senior software engineer, in the field of Cyber Security. His work involves collaborations with stakeholders and governments, providing research solutions to their challenges, and training programs to their IT’s and to the community. His technical work includes research and developments of prototypes in Applied research, specifically in anomaly and malicious activity detection in networks. Before Joining QCRI, He was an entrepreneur in Network and IT solutions in Montreal, Canada. Mr. AlTamimi holds a Master of Engineering ( M.E.) degree from École Supérieure d’Ingénieurs en Électrotechnique et Électronique (ESIEE Paris) in 2014. He received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada in 1999. Mr. Al-Tamimi is also a PhD candidate at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) in Qatar. His research work is in the interdisciplinary field of cyber security and electronics. Specifically in low weight hardware/software security of IoT devices. He also completed the prestigious executive leadership program at Qatar leadership Center(QLC).
Anfal Shaikh is currently the CISO at Qatar Islamic Insurance. Anfal holds over 8 years of experience in the field. He also holds GCISO, CCISO, CISSP, CIPM, CIPPE, FIP, ISMS certifactions.
Global Risk Community is a thriving community of risk managers and associated service providers. Our purpose is to foster business, networking and educational explorations among members. Our goal is to be the world’s premier Risk forum and contribute to a better understanding of the complex world of risk.
Assistant Executive Director, ITQAN Clinical Simulation & Innovation Center, Hamad Medical Corporation
Amr Metwally is Strategic & Operational Leader for Business Change, Growth and Performance Improvement with 20 years’ experience in program portfolio management, Healthcare planning & Design, Strategy, Operation, and business transformation initiatives.
Amr M. joined Hamad Medical Corporation back to 2010, and ever since he have held several Executive Managerial positions, began with “Program Portfolio Manager” where he led and delivered multi-size projects with a total value exceeds 2.4 Billion USD, He also supported the start-up of several clinical Business units as Home Care, Nursing Homes, Dementia Unit, Medical Education, Robotic Surgery and Communicable Diseases Center. Amr now designated as Assistant Executive Director in “ITQAN Clinical Simulation and Innovation Center” One of the world’s largest simulation centers.
Devdiscourse is a media platform for development stakeholders. Be it scanning the knowledge tides, doing stories on diverse developmental themes, approaches, policies, programs or sophisticated IT and big data analytics tools to catalyze the developmental landscape or simply facilitating discussions to rejuvenate intellectual energies – all is done here. Our media team supported by domain specialists of VisionRI meticulously cover the development news across the globe to maintain and enhance intellectual reflexes and competencies, and share the same at Devdiscourse. The portal as well as Android app is designed and developed on the framework of deep machine learning technologies which facilitate delivery of smart content based on user interests, browsing behaviour and location. Devdiscourse – News is available globally on web as well as Android platform to deliver smart and personalised content to users.
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Security Middle East print magazine, website and direct email service provides the most successfully integrated media platform in the Middle East region. This bi-monthly magazine is the leading publication for security and safety across the GCC and Middle East with a circulation of 14,000 and wider readership of over 42,000 installers, integrators, suppliers and buyers. The web site is ranked No1 on most major search engines like Google and receives over 28,000 hits per month, providing a one stop shop for news and products for installers and buyers in the region.
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International Business Magazine is a UAE-based online publishing company with a subscriber base of more than 50,000 that includes investors, C-suite employees, key stakeholders, policymakers and government bureaucrats. We deliver the latest news from the financial world and keenly promote innovative solutions in the industry.
The Establishment of Arabian for IT Service Management (EAITSM Inc.) is a non-profit firm working in the field of ITSM, to promote best practice and guidance, and to be a focal reference point for this field in the regional marketplace. It was established as a forum for Information Technology (IT) service / product providers, IT service / product users, and related parties to explore all means available to maximize IT business value.
IT Service Management (ITSM) is defined as the implementation and management of quality IT services that meet the needs of the business. IT service management is performed by IT service providers through an appropriate mix of people, processes, and information technology.
Kaspersky is a global cybersecurity and digital privacy company founded in 1997. Kaspersky’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into innovative security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky technologies and we help 240,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them. Learn more at
Head of Artificial Intelligence and Analytics, ADNOC
Mr. Awad Ahmed Ali El-Sidiq (Chief Data Officer of the year 2023 , Award Winner of Best AI Project Implementation for Energy and Utilities Sector 2022 – 2023 & Award Winner of Oracle Worldwide DBA Excellence Award for EMEA Region at Open World USA 2013) is Head of Artificial intelligence & Analytics at ADNOC Distribution – U.A.E, Key Member on Data warehouse – Big Data Worldwide Leader Program.
With more than 15 years of IT Industry experience in architecting and managing large enterprise Database Applications and Advance Analytics Solutions for delivering services to more than 10,000 users and millions of customers across all ADNOC Distribution businesses.
Pioneer in Implementing BI & Advance Analytics (AI/ML) Solutions in Oil and Gas industry in Middle East & Africa region (MEA). His dedication and initiatives has been recognized globally. Has led major AI/ML Use Cases Development and Deployment with huge Business Revenues and Benefits.
One of the First Globally to Implement and Consolidate Successfully Enterprise Critical Production Databases using Oracle Exadata , Exalogic and Private Cloud Appliance in EMEA Region
Executive Director – National Data & Statistics Sector, Federal Competitiveness & Statistics Authority
Mohammad Hassan has been the Executive Director of the Statistics and Data Science Sector at Federal Competitiveness and Statistic Center since 2015. His duties include coordination between public and private sector to achieve the UAE data strategy to support decision and policy-making. In addition to his membership in the United Nations Committee of Experts on Big Data and Data Science for Official Statistics.
Prior to that, he held several leadership positions. He worked between 2012 and 2015 as Director of Corporate Communication and External Affairs Department position in the Emirates Competitiveness Council in the Minister of State Office. In addition, he served as Public Sector Manager at Microsoft from 2007 to 2010, focusing on business development and increasing the efficiency of government services via digitalization utilizing cutting-edge technology and worldwide best practices. His banking expertise spans 11 years, during which he worked in financial services and information technology.
Having graduated from the “UAE Government Leaders” Program by UAE Ministry of Cabinet Affairs and “Impactful Leaders Program” by Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Leadership Development, in addition to completing Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT Sloan) “Study of the Impacts of Artificial Intelligence on Business Strategy.” He holds a Master degree in Strategy and Security from National Defence College and Master Degree in International Business Law from University of Paris II and Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the American National University and a Diploma in Management Information Systems from the UAE Higher Colleges of Technology
Head of Digital Transformation, Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park
Eng. Ali Abuzinjal is currently the Head of Digital Transformation at Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park. Eng. Ali has more than 20 years of experience in IT and technology domain, Ali has worked in several projects while he was working in Etisalat the leading telecom company in UAE. One of his remarkable project was the first UAE wireless Broad Band network, which help to connect more than 100 thousand subscribers to high speed internet and TV services.
Ali has supported some of the region’s most notable smart city and digital transformation projects, including Al Reem island smart city, which was the first Smart City in UAE and the Region.
In 2008, Ali joined a special oversea project as infrastructure and backbone connectivity Manager, he was a key player in establishing and launching Etisalat Nigeria. In 2019 Ali Joined Sharjah Research, Technology and innovation science park, to support the vision of UAE to build a diversified knowledge economy. His main focus is to consult and advice startup to increase productivity, investment in scientific research, focus on innovation, and advanced industries.
Ali is currently the media face of the Science park and he appears in several TV show to disseminate awareness about latest technological advancement and to create a social impact.
Head of IT Planning & Strategy, Abu Dhabi Media
Dana Shatila is currently the Head of IT Planning and Strategy at Abu Dhabi Media. She is a seasoned IT professional with a demonstrated history of 16+ years of working experience in various industries. Dana has specialized in AI for Business, Blockchain Revolution, Strategic Management & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Project Management (PMP Certified), IT Governance (COBIT Certified), and IT Management (ITIL Certified).
SVP – Head of Strategic Planning & Business Analytics, Dubai Islamic Bank
A seasoned banker and senior executive Muhammad Raza Jessani has enjoyed a career in financial services spanning more than 25 years. As the Senior Vice President – Strategic Planning & Business Analytics at Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), he has been instrumental in the bank’s recent success, contributing to several strategic bank wide initiatives and transformations. He currently spearheads the banks strategic planning, performance management, BI and advanced analytics functions, playing a key role in assisting the wider executive team in their strategic and tactical decision making. Prior to joining DIB, he held various roles and headed the finance department of a multinational NBFI with geographical presence of 102 offices across 32 countries.
Head of Business Intelligence and Analytics, Tamara
Introducing Ali, the Head of Business Intelligence and Analytics at Tamara, a leading fintech firm in the GCC region. Ali boasts an impressive track record, having gained extensive experience in analytics across a plethora of industries including banking, insurance, food delivery, and real estate.
Ali cut his teeth at Citibank, where he worked on retail and small business banking analytics, demonstrating exceptional proficiency in data-driven decision-making and setting the stage for his impactful career in tech. Across several renowned tech firms including Uber, Grab, and Delivery Hero, he harnessed his analytical acumen to uncover intricate patterns, identify untapped opportunities, and drive strategic growth.
Now, as the Head of Business Intelligence and Analytics at Tamara, Ali continues to reshape the fintech landscape. He joined Tamara in its early stages and built the data practice from the ground up, working across the data stack from ingestion, warehousing, reporting, analytics and data science, and across functions supporting all departments in the company. His unparalleled expertise empowers business teams across
Vice President Strategy & Excellence, Higher Colleges of Technology
Dr. Addel Al Ameri is a highly accomplished professional in People Development, Strategic Planning, and Performance Management. With a PhD in Operations Research from Florida Institute of Technology, USA, and a Master’s in Airport Development and Management, he brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. Dr. Al Ameri’s expertise in repositioning organizations, strategic planning, and human capital management has led to remarkable transformations. As Vice President – Strategy & Future at Higher Colleges of Technology), he was instrumental in establishing the Strategy and Future Division and played a key role in developing the HCT strategic plan 2017-2021. He led the execution of 23 strategic initiatives worth AED 100 million through the Transformation Project Management Office. With a proven track record of academic governance and industry partnerships, Dr. Al Ameri has played a pivotal role in advancing education in the UAE.
Chief Technology Officer, Virgin Mobile UAE
Imran Shaikh is the Chief Technology Officer at Virgin Mobile UAE and has spent over 20 years in Information Technology leading Digital Transformations for large Canadian technology organizations like Rogers, Loblaws and Shaw Communications. Imran is currently working on shaping the Metaverse Strategy for Virgin Mobile UAE.
Head of Health Informatics, Department of Health
Sara Al Mashjari is Chief Analyst of advance analytics in Digital Health Office & Data Management division in Department of Health . She held position a Chairwoman of DOH Youth Council between year 2018 till 2021. in 2022 she is been positioned as a Goodwill ambassador in to UN. She has Master in Health Economics in UniversitéParis Sorbonne Abu Dhabi and a diploma of Artificial intelligence from Kellogg College of Oxford University in UK and Honorary Doctorate in Human science in International Academy of Diplomatic Action in Switzerland. Since joining DOH in 2017, she has been a part of several initiatives to set up sustainable and quality driven health financing system in the emirate to measure current health care cost and modeling its future trend. Sara has extensive analytical experience in modeling DOH health claims data to give insight about the sector behavior and outcomes in several projects including service line utilization project. In addition she Support AD Health sector Leadership decisions to be based on evidence and advanced analytical data.
As the IT management division of Zoho Corporation, ManageEngine prioritizes flexible solutions that work for all businesses, regardless of size or budget. ManageEngine crafts comprehensive IT management software with a focus on making your job easier. Our 120+ award-winning products and free tools cover everything your IT needs. From network and device management to security and service desk software, we’re bringing IT together for an integrated, overarching approach to optimize your IT
DxTALKS is the only Digital Transformation talk show based in the MENA covering English and Arabic languages, and has become a platform for leaders, entrepreneurs, business professionals and young enthusiasts.
Industry Events connects the world’s professionals to business, networking and sponsorship opportunities through access to high-end conferences and exhibitions. The digital platform features thousands of the world’s top in-person and online professional events as well as industry press releases and on-demand courses. Industry Events’ mission is to promote events that align with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Zexprwire has positively shaped the PR distribution service industry with its remarkable commitment to client support. We offer more reach and greater visibility so you can get better returns on your communication spend.
World Business Outlook is a Singapore-based business magazine. The website delivers all the latest global financial news and the latest insights, market views and industry talk from across the sectors. The magazine pages adorn the most innovative companies in its sector and opinions from the world’s top business leaders. We are getting 40-50k unique visitors every month. We are consistently recording 150k visitors every month. We are getting 1,000 to 2,000 views daily on our website and we are close to 20,000 subscribers for our magazine.
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TheTechly is tech media companies focused on providing relevant information in a way that favors readers’ productivity instead of page views and time on site. Leveraging this new and efficient type of content, TheTechly aggregates professional communities dedicated to specific subjects of interest such as crypto, NFTs, latest tech innovations, etc.
Media 7 is a global digital media network of publications. We have built communities specialized around 16 industry verticals and business functions. Our audiences of decision makers and influencers number over 95 million across 120+ countries globally. Our 30+ brands have been inspiring, informing, and intriguing millions of audiences for years. Businesses use our brands to be seen and heard in their markets by prospective buyers and to engage them through highly targeted content, based on a deep understanding of these known audiences.
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Offers news and analysis on the latest in AI & robotics.
Utilities Tech Outlook is that quintessential platform that informs about the latest trend, challenges, and technology solutions in the space. Utilities Tech Outlook follows a learn-from-peer approach where the decision makers provide their opinions and reviews about the various utility channels including electricity, natural gas, waste management, water, and sewage, guiding them toward adoption the best in technology to streamline their operation, enhance customer experience, and boost revenue.
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Mohamad is an experienced professional with over 15 years in the software industry, holding an M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the American University of Sharjah. As a Solution Architect at Maestro Blocks, he is passionate about Low Code, BPM, Cloud, IoT, and Open-Source technologies. In his previous role, Mohamad has led multiple CRM and BPM projects, utilizing agile methodologies and DevOps tools to deliver projects with optimum quality and speed. Mohamad is an experienced professional with over 15 years in the software industry, holding an M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the American University of Sharjah. As a Solution Architect at Maestro Blocks, he is passionate about Low Code, BPM, Cloud, IoT, and Open-Source technologies. In his previous role, Mohamad has led multiple CRM and BPM projects, utilizing agile methodologies and DevOps tools to deliver projects with optimum quality and speed.
Global Unit Head
Aladdin is a seasoned Sales and Business Development Professional with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, focusing on digital transformation and project management. He has an impressive track record of delivering optimal results and fostering strong business relationships with partners and clients.
Having worked with leading global technology companies before joining Maestro Blocks, Aladdin brings a wealth of knowledge on SaaS, IaaS, and digital solutions to the panel. His extensive experience in sales, marketing, and business development across various industries makes him the perfect candidate to lead the conversation and guide our panelists.
Maestro Blocks is a Low Code to No Code Platform with advanced Business Process Management capabilities that offers a range of features for building simple and complex applications for different devices and form factors, and catering for business process management needs that are suitable for organizations of any size looking to take their business to the next level. It allows professional developers and non-experienced individuals to create web and mobile applications without coding by using user-friendly graphical interfaces to drag and drop application components and connect them. For more complex applications, it offers extensibility with custom and reusable components that can be built using our SDK, this platform opens up the development process without limitations while maintaining governance across the software development life cycle, which allows apps modernization and digital transformation scenarios with newer technology to enable faster connectivity and replace outdated processes and legacy applications, Maestro Blocks also facilitates quicker development of mobile apps with native experience and better device hardware access and integration, it provides you the capability to publish your own android or iOS applications with your branding on different application stores through cross-platform deployment techniques.
Maestro Blocks also provides a low code function builder, a data model designer, a process designer, and ready-made application templates that can be customized through drag-and-drop experience within our developer studio to tailor software, applications, and process planning to fit the needs of businesses. Maestro Blocks offers application packaging tools to deploy your applications to different environments such as development, testing, and production , it supports on-cloud or on-premises hosting, and other features and services to accelerate the digital transformation journey, increase productivity and efficiency, and focus on requirements without dealing with technical problems or infrastructure issues.
Associate VP, Low Code Practice
Arnav is a Low Code and Hyperautomation evangelist who is leading the Low Code practice at Damco Solutions. He started his career at Microsoft, in the Power Platform team which seeded his enthusiasm for low code. Arnav’s vision is to make Damco the most trusted Low Code development partner of the word. He works closely with clients to onboard low code technologies that meet their requirements and provide maximum return on investments. Recently, Arnav has been working on enterprise implementations of Intelligent Document Processing and GPT4 integrations.
Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
Mohammed Jarood has worked in the field of information technology for nearly two decades. Beginning in a technical position, he has gained a thorough understanding of the importance of utilizing appropriate technology platforms to address specific challenges. With a desire to create effective solutions, he became a co-founder of Novigo Solutions, where he has assisted numerous clients in leveraging cutting-edge technologies to achieve business success over the last 10 years.
Regional Territory Manager
Youhanna has over 17 years of experience in the software industry. Throughout his career, he focused on helping customers by providing efficient and effective solutions in different industries and markets to overcome their challenges, empowering teams in achieving their digital transformation aspirations. Since he joined Outsystems, his mission is to empower every organization to innovate through the power of software using Outsystems the high-performance low-code platform.
Damco Solutions has been providing cutting-edge IT solutions to businesses worldwide for over two decades. With a focus on low-code development, Damco’s services are geared towards accelerating application development and reducing costs and risks. Their team of experts is equipped with the knowledge and experience to provide customized software solutions that cater to the specific needs of businesses across industries. Damco’s low-code development services enable businesses to rapidly develop and deploy applications, without compromising on quality or scalability. Their solutions are designed to help businesses achieve their digital transformation goals, and stay ahead of the curve in an ever-changing digital landscape.
As a provider of end-to-end IT services, Novigo Solutions offers consulting in analytics and digitization using state-of-the-art lowcode and data engineering tools. Our enormous skill in resolving fundamental problems in process automation, legacy modernization, cloud migration, marketing collaboration, and in demystifying business challenges in productivity and efficiency. Our distinctive business structure enables us to provide exceptional quality and a wide range of capabilities along with the personalized attention your company requires and deserves, all with a single focus: your success!
OutSystems is a global leader in high-performance application development. We partner with visionaries to turn their big ideas into software that moves business, people and the world forward. The OutSystems high-performance low-code platform gives technology leaders and developers the tools they need to rapidly build, deploy and manage their own business-critical applications. The company’s network spans more than 600,000 community members, 400+ partners, and active customers in 87 countries across 22 industries. OutSystems is “The #1 Low-Code Platform®” and a recognized leader by analysts, IT executives, business leaders, and developers around the world.
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Bizagi’s industry-leading platform for low-code process automation connects people, applications, robots, and information. As the most business-friendly and flexible solution on the market, Bizagi’s cloud-native platform enables true collaboration between business and IT, delivering faster adoption and success. Fueled by a community of millions of users, Bizagi powers over 400 enterprises worldwide including Adidas, Unilever, DHL, and Bancolombia
Security Africa Magazine. Our website and direct email service provides the most successfully integrated media platform in the Africa region. We are the leading African security news brand and feature in the top two pages of google under key word searches featuring Security Africa/Security Magazines Africa/ Security News Africa. Security Africa Online has a subscriber base of over 51,000. Our readers are based Across Africa and in Europe, USA, China and Middle East. They work in a variety of sectors from Counter Terrorism, banking and finance, retail & property management, the power industry, airport/ port security, Oil & Gas, Fire Stations and Private Security Sector. We also reach security professionals in the military, civil defence, police, fire and safety sectors.
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Sales Director; Turkey Eastern Europe & MEA
Bogac has 25+ years’ experience in process automation, case management, workflow management and CRM. During this time he has worked for leading edge, global software organisations, maintaining senior and executive positions in multi-regional roles. Bogac has supported many large-scale digital transformation programmes enabling customers to significantly reduce operational costs, increase efficiency and bridge the integration gaps whilst remaining agile in what is a forever changing world.
Group Chief Information Officer, ADIB
Mamoun Alhomssey is the Group Chief Information Officer at ADIB. He is an experienced Information Technology Specialist (CIO) with a demonstrated history of working in the banking industry. Skilled in Digital strategies, tools and processes, IT Strategy Management, and Project Portfolio Management. Strong information technology professional with a Bsc focused in Computer Science from Jordan university.
Group IT Director, Al Yousuf Group
Fayaz is currently the Group IT Director at Al Yousuf Group. He is a New Age, Tech Savvy, Recognized Technology Specialist & Leader with 25 years of experience in business transformations through technology.
Advisor of Digital Transformation and Strategy, Office of Senior Leadership, UAE Government Entity
Vineesha is a digital transformation advisor to senior leadership in government entity of UAE. She is also the advisor to the digital and cyber programs and holds the position of chief digital officer for government entity. She has also consulted over 40+ government and fortune 500 companies. She has defined digital strategies, set up transformation capabilities, improved government digital services, designed & implemented emerging tech use cases, led large digital initiatives, and supported organizations achieve leadership goals by improving the digital maturity of organizations.
She has received multiple accolades for her work from government entities of the UAE and global firms. Recent ones Include ‘Global Rising Star of Technology’ by UK’s top technology Jury, 2022 Middle East Women Leader of the year, Women in Tech 2022, UAE Digital Accelerator Award, Best Speaker Award etc. She has also received accolades due to her work from road and transport authority, Protiviti and other prominent firms.
Application Section Lead, Yas Marina Circuit
Bashar is the Application Section Lead at Yas Marina Circuit. He is a detail oriented and seasoned IT Professional having 19 years of rich and successful track record, spent most of my career in international environment with strong techno-managerial experience in the areas of IT Solution Delivery Management, Project Delivery Management, Digital transformation Business process re-engineering and integration. Extensive experience in core Enterprise business applications ERP, CRM, E-commerce, Ticketing, Event and venue management, Data mining and information retrieval. Lastly 12 years of Successful delivery for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Formula 1 race.
Group Chief Technology Officer, Careem
Stephen is currently the Chief Technology Officer at Careem. He is an experienced technologist with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Platform Architecture, Management, Cloud Security, Solution Architecture, and Agile Methodologies
Group Chief Technology and Information Officer, Cenomi
Experienced Technology and Transformation leader with a demonstrated history of working across multiple industry verticals like Retail, Ecommerce, Real Estate, Malls and Hospitality helping deliver large scale transformations programs spanning multiple geographies.
Skilled in Enterprise Transformation, Enterprise Architecture, Digital Strategy and Emerging tech
Digital Transformation Program Manager, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company – SEHA
Harvard Graduate, Charted Engineer (ECUK), Federation of Information Practitioner Senior Associate (FEDIP), Experienced Head of Information Management with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in Software Implementation, ITIL, HL7 Standards, IT Strategy, and Healthcare Information Technology (HIT). Strong professional with a Master of Science (MSc) in Management focused in Business Administration and Management, General from Cass Business School
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Group Information Technology Director, United Eastern Medical Services
Mohamed is currently the Group IT Director at the United Eastern Medical Services. He is the Top-Performing IT Director with vast IT experience, over 20 years managing business applications, IT Services, Network, Datacenter, and IT security. Mohamed holds a proven record managing different industries IT systems such as Healthcare, Retail, Hospitality, Oil, and Gas, investment.
Senior Director -IT, Jumeirah Group
Vishal is currently the Senior Director – IT at the Jumeirah Group. He is a senior management professional with more than 24+ years of experience in managing multiple disciplines across Information Technology (IT), Destination Management (DMC) , Retail, Hospitality and Human Resources (HR) in a world class organizations. This includes 17+ years of experience in creating business & IT strategies, operational planning, building high performance teams and implementation of change across the organization. A seasoned operator, Vishal has overseen every facet of IT development from the procurement of software solutions to the design, setup of offshore development centers and mastermind of business systems and their simultaneous execution across multiple domains. In his current role, he is part of the team driving their Digital and Business transformation strategies, change and outcome with innovation and technology. He worked previously at Emirates Airlines for more than 2 decades and holds Masters in Business Administration from Bradford University, UK.
SVP – Information Technology, Emirates Hospital Group
Ramakrishnan is currently the VP -IT at Emirates Hospital Group. He is experienced in all stages of IT project’s lifecycle, right from Planning/Design to Project Management/Implementation to Post Implementation Support/Operations. He has successfully delivered numerous enterprise solutions which are scalable and cost effective. He has also provided consultancy, deployment and integration services on multi-vendor software and hardware platforms. He has always identified opportunities and worked with vendors through successful design and delivery.
Senior Specialist – Special Projects & Innovation, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)
Dr. Fouad Abou Chacra is holds a PhD in electrical engineering, has occupied contractor and consultant positions in several companies such AREVA T&D, Electricité de France. Currently working for Dubai Electricity and Water Authority as Senior Specialist Special Projects and Innovation, where he leads the innovation management system, the enterprise architecture program and the emerging technologies, in addition to advising on OT systems, cyber security and digital transformation.
He is a Certified PMP, ASQ Six Sigma Green Belt, EFQM Assessor, CISM and CISSP. Throughout his career, he created new business units, managed and successfully delivered infrastructure mega-projects focusing on substation automation systems, smart grids, cyber security, wide area monitoring systems, digital transformation in addition to designing and implementing frameworks for project, quality, excellence and innovation management.
Advisor, Abu Dhabi Digital Authority
Aleksandar is the Advisor for the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority. He is a technical professional with 20 years of experience and 15 years in management roles. Throughout his career he has been leading technical teams across enterprise software, digital transformation, marketing agencies and startups. This has given a unique mix of product to Aleksandar, technical and operational skills that help him drive digital products and IT programs to success. Lately he has been involved in large scale digital government transformation where he is running the core team and technical architecture.
Chief Information Officer, Canadian Specialty Hospital
Mr. Ghunaim is currently the Chief Information Officer at Canadian Specialty Hospital. With more than 15 years of experience in IT he was the IT Director of Canadian Specialist Hospital during 2011-2014. Mr. Ghunaim has built a e-healthcare system which should result in a completely paperless hospital in the last 2 years. He is also the member of the Executive Management Committee in Canadian Specialist Hospital. Drawing on his insight into technology management and ability to create highly effective IT frameworks, he has effectively leveraged IT as a key catalyst for Canadian Specialist Hospital exponential growth over the past decade. This has been achieved through optimizing operational proficiency via innovative use of technology.
Mr. Ghunaim is responsible for directing the information and data integrity of the enterprise and its groups and for all Information Technology functions of the enterprise. This includes all data centres, technical service centres, production scheduling functions, help desks, communication networks. contributed remarkably to keep Canadian Specialist Hospital abreast of IT developments and emerging technologies by way of implementing appropriate, innovative and cost effective solutions to achieve competitive excellence.
Group VP of Technology, Aramex
Moe Abeidat is the Group VP of Technology at Aramex. He is a visionary and strategic senior technology executive leader with expertise in transforming, building, and implementing advanced products, software systems, and solutions that deliver dramatic results in consumer and client satisfaction, company growth/profitability, and strategic alignment. Moe is a highly accomplished, innovative technology management senior executive with experience aligning global organizations with the key objective of achieving dramatic bottom-line results with a proven ability to lead IT transformations, achieving first-mover advantage for organizations in highly competitive markets.
Senior Consultant – Digital Transformation, Dubai Police
Ahmad Altarawneh is the Senior Consultant- Digital Transformation at Dubai Police. Ahmad started his career in Civil Engineering & Business Development in the USA and continued that journey in 12 countries across the MENA region. In his career Path, Ahmad has served several critical high-level positions topped with serving the Irish Government Trade Agency “Enterprise Ireland” based in Dubai as a Senior Market Adviser and achieving verifiable metrics of over 180 Million Euros worth of Contracts, assisting 68 Irish Companies to set Global Strategies and globalize across the Middle East and Africa. In this role, Ahmad has won several Team & Innovation Awards.
Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer, Adviser to the Private Office of Shaikh Omar Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Dr. Sanjay Nadkarni is the Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer at Arabian Falcon Holding and Adviser to the Private Office of Shaikh Omar Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. His domain interests are in the convergence space of digital innovation and sustainability in the services sector. Sanjay’s portfolio comprises academic and applied research, advisory and consultancy assignments for corporate, government and multilateral agencies. His pedagogic practice includes visiting professorships at premier academic institutions in Asia and Europe. He is also a verified Dubai Futures Research Contributor and a Non-resident Fellow of Trends Research & Advisory Think Tank. The recognition of his work is reflected in the awards and citations of merit he has received.
Sanjay’s focus is on developing and co-creating applied research and strategy frameworks that have tangible impact on industry and society. He is passionate about using innovation frameworks for leveraging Industry 4.0 and democratizing data science to benefit small & micro-businesses and enjoys mentoring in digital and social entrepreneurship.
Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021 | 11:00 am – 12:15 pm GST
Exclusive, closed-door online discussion on the Rise of Cloud Technology where a select few CIOs and senior managers from IT, Technology, Innovation and more, discuss questions around regulations, privacy, security, seamlessness, integration and most importantly the need for cloud within a company.
Wednesday, 10 March 2021 | 3:00 – 4:00 pm GST
Exclusive webinar where you will gain insights on how to accelerate your digital customer experience transformation and combine ‘one-of–a-kind’ customer experiences with digital consumer interactions.
Tuesday, 30 March 2021 | 11:00 am to 12:45 pm GST
Engage with like-minded members from the CX community across various industries and regions and discuss the way forward in ensuring CX functions remain at the forefront of being digital yet customer- friendly and efficient irrespective of what comes their way; whether a pandemic, economic crisis, digital wave, or the next big challenge/opportunity.
Monday, 5 April 2021 | 10:00 am – 02:00 pm GST
The region’s 1st event bringing core business functions together: Finance, Procurement, Operations and Risk. From the comfort and safety of your screens.
Create synergies. Solve problems. Future proof your organisations.