Roosevelt is the U.S. Representative for the Private Office of Sheikh Saqer Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, former U.S. Army Combat Veteran, and formerly served as a government contractor for AWS Commercial Cloud Services supporting 17 agencies with cloud first initiatives.

Adam Roosevelt

TV Commentator & Head of Advisory to Senior Leadership & UAE Royal Families,

The Private Office of Sheikh Saqer Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi


Abdulaziz is the Chief Advisor to the Deputy Governor of IT and ET at CITC. He has Co-founded the Saudi Cloud Computing Association and has gained more than a decade of hands-on experience in the IT and Emerging Technologies sectors. He has been co-leading nationwide initiatives of localizing technologies, empowering and enabling IT and Cloud Computing local content.

Abdulaziz AlBatli

Senior Advisor to the Deputy Governor of IT and ET, Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission Founding Board Member, Saudi Cloud Computing Association,

Saudi Cloud Computing Association

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ms. Vineesha Satwani is a Digitalization Advisor to senior leadership in a government entity in UAE. She has experience working with a top global consulting firm and has consulted 40+ Government Entities & fortune 100 companies. She received various accolades from the UAE government and the Private sector.

Vineesha Satwani

Advisor - Digitalization to Senior Leadership,

Government Entity in UAE


Mark heads the Cloud Product Management team for du, one of two leading telecommunications companies in UAE helping large Enterprise and Government entities with their Digital Transformation projects, bringing real expertise in areas such as data center, cyber security, advanced networking, and multi-cloud services.

Mark Beaumont

Head, Cloud Product Management – ICT Solutions, du (EITC),



Per is CTO and Executive Director of Lenovo’s Infrastructure Solutions Group Business Unit in EMEA. He is responsible for leading, planning and launching all ISG hardware and software offerings in EMEA. Per also works closely with his extended team to provide technical support to customers and business partners.

Per Overgaard

EMEA ISG Chief Technology Officer & Executive Director,

Lenovo's Infrastructure Solutions Group

EMEA Region

As the head of NBI Products, Solutions & Digital Services, du NB&I, Mohamed is leading all aspects of New Business & Innovation's product development strategy to support customers on their digital transformation journey. He brings an entrepreneurial approach to problem-solving and has helped multiple organizations which combine design thinking.

Mohamed Alqubaisi

Head of NBI Products, Solutions & Digital Services, du NB&I,



Debbie has worked as a consultant and architect for 25 years on everything around what we call system of insights, data governance, data insights, data science and artificial intelligence today. Her experience of 38 client engagements across 4 continents and 10 industries.

Debbie Botha

Chief Partnership Officer,

Global Women in AI


Over a career spanning 25+ years, Amit has pioneered and shaped financial services industry through business, technology, digital transformation and organisational leadership. Amit is responsible for all the Banking Platforms for ENBD, driving the corresponding strategic vision, business, technology and people agenda.

Amit Varma

Chief Platform Officer,

Emirates NBD


Division Director of Human Capital, Program Manager, Member of the Strategic Transformation Committee at Abu Dhabi Customs and Author of How To Hack Your Mind with 22 years of experience with a PhD in Management, Master of Human Resources Management, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Dr. Ebrahim Alkhajeh

Director of Human Capital and member of the Strategic Transformation Committee,

Abu Dhabi Customs

Abu Dhabi

In 2002, he joined Abu Dhabi Police and started working as a Network technician Has attended more than 100+ events, workshops, and conferences as a speaker or part of the panel discussion. He is a winner of the International Association of Chief of Police for 40 under 40 awards in 2021.

Dr. Hamad Khalifa Alnuaimi

Head of Telecommunications division,

Abu Dhabi Police GHQ


Multiple award-winning Business professional, dedicated to 15 years of professional experience in active partnerships that necessitate sub-structuring of strategic initiations, economic & political management, financial aid along with overall assistance for the MENA & Asia Pacific in organizations and family offices. Passionate about ventures of Social entrepreneurship, impact investing & women-led startups.

Arshi Ayub Mohamed Zaveri


Trust With Trade Group

United Arab Emirates

Dr. May El Barachi is Director of Computer Science Programs & Head of Industry Outreach and Executive Learning at University of Wollongong in Dubai. She conducts large scale multi-disciplinary projects in the areas of BioTech, Smart Transportation, Smart cities, Inclusion & Innovation

Dr. May El Barachi

Director of Computer Science and IT Programs,

University of Wollongong


He is an IT director with over 20 years of experience managing business applications, Digital solutions, networks, Datacenter, and IT security. He has a proven record managing industries such as Healthcare, Retail, Hospitality, and Oil and Gas. Currently Leads the team in UE Medical Healthcare Group as a Director of IT.

Mohamed Gamal Abdelmksoud

Group Information Technology Director,

United Eastern Medical Services (UEMedical)


Saaim is a Technology and Digital Innovator who partners with CXOs, Founders, and Investors to build Technology platforms that enable business value. Saaim’s goal is to help organizations manage innovation, transform novel ideas and achieve its commercial value from business perspective, while building a culture and people that are in shape to produce amazing technology products and services.

Saaim Aslam

Head of IT planning & enterprise architecture,

Seera Group


Axel is an enterprise board level mentor and international conference speaker who travels the world to teach Evolution by Design and Artificial Intelligence. He is known for his skills in rescuing failing IT projects and being a guru for SAP enterprise software he now engages in research, education, and implementation of the Industries 4.0 design paradigm.

Axel Angeli

Digital Transformation Evangelist, Founder,



Mario Foster is the Group Chief Information Officer at Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE). He is an accomplished, multi CIO and CISO award winner. He brings over 27 years of experience leading IT business transformation projects, system enhancement solutions, information security, and infrastructure development solutions including private and public Cloud based solutions

Mario Foster

Group CIO,

Al Naboodah Group Enterprises


With over 20 years of business transformation and supply chain implementation experience within the FMCG, Retail, Telco, and Automotive sectors. A dynamic business leader, he is leading the full global digital transformation of Fine Hygienic holding supply chain, having delivered equivalent levels of change at Philip Morris, Jaguar Land Rover & Vodafone.

Yassar Haneef

BTO Cloud Delivery Director,

Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH)


Jeevan has over 16 years of professional experience in Cyber security, IT , and project management combined. Having started early his career at the age of 18, he has been passionate about technology and security from the start. Jeevan has worked with several tech multinational companies such as Microsoft, IBM and Accenture.

Jeevan Badigari

Director of Information Security & Governance (CISO),

DAMAC Properties


With over 16 years of experience in Healthcare Technology, Padam is the first individual in UAE to have completed Cloud based Data Center. Padam is also a winner of many prestigious awards including World AI Awards in May 2022.

Padam Kafle

Head of Information Technology & Automation,

Aster Hospitals UAE

Dubai, UAE

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.

Ahmad Altarawneh

Senior Strategic Consultant,

Dubai Police General HQ


Spearheaded Ittihad to be a winner of the SAP Quality Awards UAE in the Cloud Transformation Category, Best Digital Transformation Project of the Year 2021, Cloud Champion of the Year 2021, CIO of the Year (Diversified Group) 2021.

Gigi Mathew Thomas

Group Head IT & Digital Transformation,

Ittihad International Investment


Imran has 25+ years of working experience in GCC region with multiple banking and insurance based technology projects implementations. Working as VP, Head of PMO International Business for Banque Misr, UAE and Certified from PMI & Oracle, Imran is passionate about digitalization, Cloud and Transformation related innovations in the region.

Imran Kannuti

Head of Project Management,

Banque Misr UAE


Srijith is a cyber and information security professional whose career has spanned industry verticals geographies (Middle East, Europe, USA) and sizes. He is the holder of several patents, contributor to industry standards work, speaker at conferences, symposiums and roundtables and author of various journal and conference papers.

Dr. Srijith Nair

Director, Information Security,



He is the Chief Information Security Officer of Al Maryah Community Bank LLC, with 22 years of experience (IT) professional with strong expertise in IT management, Information, Cyber Security, and IT enterprise architecture. Has designed and implemented an automated tool-based vulnerability management framework that continuously monitors and detects Cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

Zaheer Shaikh

Al Maryah Community Bank LLC,

Chief Information Security Officer


Chitransha Mathur is a Strategy and Transformation professional with experience across industry sectors in Business Strategy (Corporate Strategy, Product Launch and New Market Entry, M&A) and Operations Strategy (Margin Measurement and Improvement, Operating Model Design, Process Engineering, Program Implementation).

Chitransha Mathur

Director of Strategic Planning and Transformation,

Emirates Post


Senior management professional with 24+ years of experience in managing multiple disciplines across Information Technology, Destination Management, Retail, Hospitality and Human Resources in a world class organizations. This includes 17+ years of experience in creating business & IT strategies, building high performance teams and implementation of change across the organization.

Vishal Anand

Senior Director,

Dubai Holding Hospitality


He has 13+ years of experience in the hospitality industry and is responsible for the overall IT management of a group of hotels (Fairmont, The Palm | Th8 Palm, Movenpick JLT, RIVA Beach Club). He acts as the single point of contact for hotel GMs and HODs, Country Directors, vendors, and other business stakeholders.

Mohammad Qattash

Cluster Director IT,

Fairmont The Palm; Th8 Palm; Movenpick JLT; RIVA Beach Club


Moayad Ratrout is experienced in technology and digital transformation that delivers exceptional products and services with a demonstrated history of working across multiple government verticals, helping deliver large-scale projects around the region. He is skilled in business transformation, digital strategy, and emerging technology.

Moayad Ratrout

Digital Transformation Specialist,

Government Entity


Technologist and innovator , Lubna holds a strong experience in strategy, business intelligence and complex projects with a twist of innovation & excellence. Expertise in solving complex issues based on data and predictive science; she spent the past 10 years managing, leading and delivering projects and public programs in different sector from construction to energy and economy.

Loubna Salah Mohamed Zaitouni

Senior Specalist Co-ops & Strategic Reserve,



A seasoned Information security professional with 12 years of experience in architecting, implementing and driving security projects.

Taha Hussain

Specialist - Information Security,

A Public Utility Company in UAE


Executive Director with over 23 years of experience in government and private organizations. Specialized in setting up startup government agencies and large scale IT infrastructure projects. Broad knowledge of high end networks, platforms and applications with a keen interest in Strategy, Business and Service Delivery.

Faisal Ali

Group Chief Information Officer,

Gargash Group of Companies


A digital native with over 20 years of experience in digital disruption and transformations. With executive education from MIT coupled with Silicon Valley experience; Shumon brings a different mindset to delivering value having led global projects across Europe, US, and the MENA region and is currently leading Ali & Sons digital transformation journey in Abu Dhabi.

Shumon Zaman

Chief Information & Digital Officer,

Ali & Sons Holding LLC


Innovation Strategy, Fintech & Digital Transformation expert, Futurist, Speaker with broad experience in the MENA region through working with Citibank, Mashreq, Standard Chartered Bank and Rakbank heading the digital transformation. Advisory board member of Surefire Capital in Canada and Strategic advisor of Housing Finance Bank of Uganda. Publicist on the US #1 Digital Banking portal The Financial Brand.

Barbara Biro

Head of Digital Ecosystem,



Dr Fene is a multiple award-winning cybersecurity advisor for organizations, businesses, and several boards. He has worked in 4 continents of the world and has over 10 professional IT Recertifications. He was invited into the exclusive Forbes Technology council – an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.

Dr. Fene Osakwe

Council Member,

Forbes Technology Council


He is a creative Senior Finance Business Partner, Senior Financial Planner, Analyst, and Strategist, with a strong emphasis in FP&A, Management Accounting, Data Management, Business Intelligence, and IT Management with 25 years of experience. His experience is within the Banking & FI industries, which spans across multiple banks in the UAE.

Ahmad Musa

Head of Planning, Budgeting & MIS,

InvestBank P.S.C


26 years in IT Industry , consulting firms and costumer side. Very passionate about Communication AI and Digital Transformation.

Kelly Machado (EMCEE)

Digital Transformation & Governance,

UAE Government


Through her work as an entrepreneur, Mona wants to narrate stories of women who are unable to express themselves, and who are still deciding to create their own paths. Her responsibility as an Ambassador is to spread awareness and remove all barriers that come their way to follow what women love.


Mona Sulaiman

Entrepreneur, Social Media Influencer And HSE Admin Officer at RAKEZ,



Excellent in how to use social engineering to investigate crimes online and in teaching how to use open-source intelligence in a criminal investigation. He has commanded all distance learning programs and tests and exams online and correction the answers Also has compatibility the teaching curriculums with the measures of education quality.


Prof. Hossam Elshenraki

Associate Professor,

Dubai Police Academy


She embarked on this journey in the aviation industry when she joined many leading companies as a part of her training in aircraft engineering field such as Messier Bugatti, Honeywell, Kunz, Airbus and Boeing. She joined emirates airlines as first aircraft engineer and now she is working as senior manager and technical advisor for Etihad airways.


Dr. Eng. Suaad Alshamsi

Aviation Advisor,

L2L Organisation and Midfield Program


Charul is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Mātiti Group and the CEO of Mātiti People and Mātiti Green. She is a Published Author, Multiple Awards Winner, an International Keynote Speaker and also Winner of 'Mrs. UAE International 2021' Pageant. and with 12 years of experience in architecting, implementing, and driving security projects.


Charul Chaturvedi Jaitly

Managing Partner,

Matiti Group


A graduate student of Information System Security at the University of Dubai, who is conscientious. Enthusiastic to go above and beyond further grow and develop existing skills and apply the expertise in a real-time environment. A consistent track record of commitment and engagement during academics and given work-related responsibilities.


Fatima Barman

SAP Core Engineering,

Al-Futtaim Company


Reem Al Mosabbeh was titled the youngest female Emirati Tech Entrepreneur that runs an IT solutions house, who was recently featured in Entrepreneur Middle East,Innovation Arabia 13 MIT, Global Entrepreneurs EOGSEA, TechStars & Dubai Chamber. She is the founder of a Tech Firm called Retech, the co-founder of Unipreneur Inc.


Reem Musabbeh

Engineer and Entrepreneur,

Retech Solutions