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Mounir has been involved within the information security field for the last 20+ years. He is a senior Information Security, Risk Management Professional with a solid technical background and a highly analytical mind.

MOUNIR KAMAL

Cyber security Advisor, Incident Handling & Digital Forensic Manager,

Q-CERT

Qatar

Alex has over 20 years of experience in IT strategy, digital transformation, program delivery, and cybersecurity across O&G, Maritime and Logistics industry.

ALEX CHUNG

Senior Manager - Cyber security,

Milaha

Qatar

Prof. Dr. Roberto Di Pietro is currently full professor of cyber security at the HBKU College of Science and Engineering, Doha-Qatar, leading the effort to establish a world class research and innovation center in cyber security.

Prof Dr Roberto Di Pietro

Professor of Cyber security,

HBKU College of Science and Engineering

Doha-Qatar

He is a prominent personality in the banking industry throughout the Middle East, an economic expert who has achieved remarkable success for his contributions to Banking, Trade, Investment, Economics, Environment, Social responsibility, Philanthropy, and Charity.

Dr R Seetharaman

Chief Executive Officer,

Doha Bank

Qatar

With 16 years of research and professional experience in Cyber and Network Security domain, Hafiz is harnessing the first-line-of-defense against a huge spectrum of targeted and untargeted cyber attacks from adversaries.

Hafiz Farooq

Cyber Security Data Architect,

Saudi Aramco

Saudi

Heide is responsible for driving innovative cyber security strategies and policies required for teams to securely function, along with digital transformation management. Heide is also a Founding Partner and Board Member of Women in Cyber Security Middle East (WiCSME).

HEIDE YOUNG

Co-Founder,

Women in Cyber Security

Middle East

Ibrahim ElSayed is a security engineer at Facebook's London HQ. Ibrahim focuses on using static analysis to scale security vulnerabilities detection and prevention. He is leading the work to build Facebook static analysis tools Zoncolan and Pysa to analyze more than 100M lines.

IBRAHIM EL-SAYED

Product Security Engineer,

Facebook

United Kingdom

She holds an endowed chaired professor in Risk and Insurance funded by the UK largest insurance company, Aviva. Meryem directs the ESRC IAA funded University of Nottingham Fintech Research Network.

PROF MERYEM DUYGUN

Aviva Chair in Risk and Insurance,

University of Nottingham

UK

Divjot leads the discussions with customer to identify customer’s challenges and driving technical alignment between customer needs and the Forcepoint solutions.

DIVJOT ARORA

Senior Sales Engineer,

Forcepoint

UAE

With over 20 years of experience in ICT, Danisman has extensive background in information security, IT auditing and monitoring, security governance, consulting and business development.

OZGUR DANISMAN

Director of Sales Engineering, Emerging Markets,

Forcepoint

UAE

Max is a cyber security expert with over nine years’ experience in the field, specializing in network monitoring and offensive security. At Darktrace, Max works with strategic customers to help them investigate and respond to threats, as well as overseeing the cyber security analyst team in the Cambridge UK headquarters.

Max Heinemyer

Director of Threat Hunting,

Darktrace

United Kingdom

Jamie has completed a Ph.D. in cybersecurity at the University of Oxford where he remains active as a research affiliate with the Centre for Technology and Global Affairs.

JAMIE COLLIER

Cyber Threat Intelligence Consultant,

FireEye

United Kingdom

Omer is very experienced in managing multinational, risk-based, strategic cyber security projects. He is also responsible for cyber-security system integration management for Group Products and Financial Instruments. He is experienced in maintaining and improving standards in sales and marketing management as well.

ÖMER RAGIP ÖZKAN

Group Head of Sales, Marketing and Integration Management,

InterProbe Information Technologies

Turkey

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 Chowdhury

Global Head of Data Protection & Governance,

Al Jazeera Media Network

Qatar

With 15+ years of experience in IT, Karthik has dedicated to promoting ManageEngine software. He had the privilege to be a Guest Lecturer at the Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman and also at the National Institute of Ministry of Public Administration, Malaysia.

A KARTHIK

Chief Evangelist,

ManageEngine

India

Nandini Sapru is the VP for Sales at emt Distribution. She has 20 years of experience in IT and Cyber Security and has supported many vendors and partners with market expansion, customer development and technology reviews.

NANDINI SAPRU

Vice President Of Sales,

emt Distribution

UAE

Yusein Shen is looking after Middle East, Turkey and Africa regions with main focus on MOVEit and WhatsUp Gold solutions for end users and partners. Yusein has more than 5 years of experience in IT industry ranging from SaaS implementations, pre and post sales where he has been heavily involved in channel management and client success.

YUSEIN SHEN

Distribution Account Manager,

Progress

Bulgaria

Javed provides technical support to O&M teams on 25 power + desalination plants, and renewable energy plants across the MESCAT related to his area of expertise. Javed’s area of focus is industrial control systems, cybersecurity of industrial control systems, and associated lifecycle management.

Javed Habib

Regional Head of Plant Controls,

Lifecycle Management & ICS Cybersecurity Engie

UAE

Sachin has over 15+ years' experience with IT industry. Oversee the organization's technological direction including planning, implementing and maintaining the best practices that align with all corporate functions.

SACHIN SHARMA

Head IT Infrastructure & Information Security,

National Life & General Insurance Company SAOG

Oman

He enjoys working with others to Drive Technology Transformation in Logistics Supply Chain Management , Enterprise Resource Planning and Operations Management through contributing to setup and run business in both emerging markets and matured markets

Samson Tingbani

Head of Technology Transformation,

DHL Global Forwarding

UAE

Tejinder is an entrepreneur and internet visionary and is founder of 360-nautica. With over 25 years of experience in inception & turn around of many ventures in Back-office, voice, non-voice, E-BPO, Tech, ITES, B2C, E-Commerce, Ticketing & many other projects.

DR TEJINDER SINGH

Founder & Managing Director,

360 Nautica

Qatar

Her work cuts across both the public and private sectors and has a strong focus on governance, risk and compliance issues in information security. She has extensive experience in cyber strategy and cyber warfare.

Noëlle Van der Waag-Cowlin

Cyber Lead at the Security Institute for Governance and Leadership (SIGLA),

Stellenbosch University

South Africa

Nazareen has an extensive broadcast portfolio, presenting and producing on both television and radio. She is currently developing a continental team to secure dedicated research on AI Ethics within the African continent.

NAZAREEN EBRAHIM

CEO/Founder,

Naz Consulting International

South Africa

Viktor Polic is Chief Information Security Officer at the International Labor Organization, but his information communications technology career spans different roles across financial, humanitarian, and public sector organizations.

DR VIKTOR POLIC

Chief Information Security Officer,

International Labour Organization

Switzerland

Jelena is the leading CISO who was awarded the CISO of the year for 2019 in Luxembourg, and recently ‘CISO Sentinel GLOBAL’ and CISO of the Year Europe, and a President of W4C Chapter Luxembourg and WomenCyberForce Luxembourg.

JELENA ZELENOVIC MATONE

Senior Head, Op. Risk & CISO, European Investment Bank, W4C President,

Luxembourg