SPEAKERS

He is the Chief Advisor to the Deputy Governor of IT and ET at CITC.He has cofounded the Saudi Cloud Computing Association.He 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 \ Saudi Cloud Computing Association

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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

Dubai, UAE

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, UAE

He is a highly respected international business developer with expertise in digital transformation and business model innovation. He is Senior Vice President, Digital Transformation & Innovation at the National Health Insurance Company – Daman, one of the largest insurers in the GCC region, building a ‘digital-first’ flexible and resilient insurance company.

Frederik Bisbjerg

Senior Vice President, Digital Transformation & Innovation,

National Health Insurance Company - Daman

United Arab Emirates

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)

United Arab Emirates

Armin Kech is a senior executive with 16+ years’ corporate experience in leading and operationalizing Data Management and Data Governance programs in Financial Services (Insurance), Information Technology and Media industries across the Middle East and Europe. He holds a Diploma degree in Business Informatics from Reutlingen University in Germany.

Armin Kech

Head Data Governance,

MBC Group

UAE

Holds the position of Chief Information and Digital Officer at Fine Hygienic Holding, overseeing the advanced computer and technology systems that drive the group’s operations. With over 20 years of experience, he served in senior leadership roles at companies like Oracle,Cap Gemini & One Door. He was also recognised as being the top 10 CIO's in the MENA region at the CIO awards by IDG.

Yahyah Pandor

Chief Information and Digital Officer,

Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH)

Dubai, UAE

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

UAE

Senior IT Leader with 20 years of experience. Worked in Pharma, FMCG, Retail. Managed Middle East, Africa, South Asia. Multiple Awards Winner, Published Author, And Regular Keynote Speaker

Manal Allam

IT Head - Middle East Region,

Merck Group

UAE

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

UAE

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

UAE

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

UAE