Dr. Alhazmi is an experienced researcher with more than 13 years of experience in designing and executing IT and emerging technologies-related projects.

Dr. Khaled Alhazmi

Director of the National Center for Robotics and Internet of Things Technology,

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)

Saudi Arabia

She has Implemented Successful IT Strategies, Internal PMO, and managed successful high ranked and international awarded portals and E-services throughout her career.

Eng. Isha Aljassmy

IT Director,

Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure


He is an accomplished, progressive, result-oriented & digital savvy IT Leader with a senior management blend, having over 17 years of experience in spearheading data-driven digital transformations.

Syed Mohammad Ali Naqvi

Head of Artificial Intelligence, Data & Analytics,

Al Hilal banks

Abu Dhabi

Sajeel is an information technology leader, creating a compelling vision and future Information Technology landscape, accomplishing large-scale transformational initiatives by building business-aligned strategies, fostering organizational growth.

Sajeel Bashiruddin

Senior Vice President & Head of Information Technology,

Sohar International


Latifa's areas of expertise include the digital transformation of the Statistical business, using emerging data sources to create insights, and utilizing various tools and technologies to create new data products.

Latifa Saleh AlShehhi

Head of Algorithms Development and Analysis, Future of Data Department,

Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Center (FCSC), Ministry of Cabinet affairs


Frederik is a highly respected international business developer with expertise in digital transformation and business model innovation. His proven and numerous successes with worldwide business transformations come from his belief in enabling and empowering people to execute change strategies.

Frederik Bisbjerg

Executive Director, Digitalisation & Innovation,

Daman - National Health Insurance Company

Abu Dhabi

Salem has more than 15 years of experience leading projects in the AI-Energy domain. He is an author, co-author & chair of more than 70 articles, technical presentations, publications, and technical sessions in the domain of artificial intelligence & machine learning.

Salem Al Gharbi

General Manager, Energy-AI Advisory,

National Center for Artificial Intelligence (NCAI) | SDAIA

Saudi Arabia

Neil has close to 2 decades of experience in Saas and D2C sales and marketing processes. He has strong business leadership experience and a deep understanding of building sales and revenue generation functions in start-ups and scaling organizations across industries and regions.

Neil Barman

Chief Growth Officer,


Max is a cyber security expert with over nine years’ experience in the field, specializing in network monitoring and offensive security. Prior to his current role, Max led the Threat and Vulnerability Management department for Hewlett-Packard in Central Europe.

Max Heinemyer

Director of Threat Hunting,


United Kingdom

A dynamic, motivated, and highly qualified IT Professional with over 30 years of experience in the areas of software development, system implementation & integration, project management, IT management & strategic planning related areas.

Dr. Maqbool Al-Maimani

Chief Operating Officer – ICT,

Zawawi Trading Company – ICT Division,


With multiple certifications and many years of experience, he is an expert at overseeing the development and execution of information security and risk management programs for highly regulated, multinational companies.

Mohamed Mostafa

Global Chief Information Security Officer,

Egyptian Arab Land Bank (EAL Bank)


Somnath is an IT professional with 29 years of experience across multiple geographies, diverse background in financial services. His specialties include IT Security, Digitization & Automation, Enterprise Architecture, Operating Strategy, and Data Governance among others.

Somnath Sarkar


Mashreq Bank

United Arab Emirates

Piyush Chowhan is a digital evangelist with a passion for transforming businesses with the use of technology. With over two decades of experience working with global consumer and retail companies, he has an excellent track record of delivering results and creating value across organizations.

Piyush Chowhan

Group Chief Information Officer,

LuLu Group International

United Arab Emirates

Business analytics and insights professional with 10+ years of experience specializing in doing business analytics and data mining for mega projects in different industries such as Telecom, Automotive, and Education.

Ahmed Tarek

EMEA’S Sales Engineering Head,


United Arab Emirates

He is a Cyber Security Specialist & Programmer in the Deanship of Information Technology. While at King Abdulaziz University, part of his specialized roles included Digital Forensics, Penetration Testing and BIG IP F5.

Eng. Abdullah Biary

Chief Information Security Officer,

United Cooperative Assurance

United Arab Emirates

Mr. Chede is an Information Risk and Security Professional with more than 19 years of experience. Among that, he has spent 15 years in the financial industry specializing in Information Risk Management, Security Architecture, and Security Culture among others.

Hariprasad Chede


National Bank of Fujairah p.s.c.

United Arab Emirates

Anas has 22+ years of experience out of which 5+ in Digital Transformation and 10+ years in IT Advisory services with EY. Anas has strong leadership and experience in leading large system implementation including ERP, CRM, BI, Cinema operation platforms.

Anas Shehab

Chief Information Officer,



Ahmed Sharaf El-Din is an Egyptian organizations reformer and process reengineering expert. He has reengineered more than ninety processes across banks functions and restructured organizational charts to reduce cost, waste, enhance customer experience and increase the organizations profit.

Ahmed Sharaf El-Din

Head of Process Reengineering,

EBE-Export Development Bank of Egypt


He is a leading influencer on AI, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Fintech and spoke at Davos during the WEF 2019 on a panel on AI. Imtiaz is ranked as a leading global influencer in AI and Digital Technology by the likes of MarkTechPost (San Francisco based) and IPFConline (France based) and was in the UK BAME 100 most influential for Technology.

Imtiaz Adam

Founder and Director of Data Science and Digital Strategy,

Deep Learn Strategies (DLS) Ltd


Anil Kumar is a Middle east veteran with over 20 years in the region having successfully founded 2 Ventures as an entrepreneur. He is known to be an avid evangelist for AI, Machine learning, and Language trends in Digital and Web transformation.

Anil Kumar

Sr Director Middle East, and Africa,



Ashraf Gaber

Regional Director Publications and Editorial,

TECHx Media


Shadi Dawi

Chief Program Director,

TECHx Media


Al-Qahtani Fawaz

IP Commercialization Manager for ICT Portfolio,

Qatar Foundation Research and development


A seasoned senior executive with a relentless focus on business and digital innovation across the end-to-end enterprise value chain, driven towards resource optimization and bottom-line impact.

Sanjeev Madavi

Chief Digital Transformation Officer,

Khimji Ramdas LLC