Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter & Producer United Kingdom Arguably the most influential comedian alive – has repeatedly reinvented the genre and bridged generations from Monty Python, Fawlty Towers to a Fish Called Wanda
Chief of Global Affairs Dubai Future Foundation United Arab Emirates Futurist-in-Chief” at DFF, and former advisor on futures, foresight and innovation in the UAE Prime Minister’s office who helped establish the country’s first national foresight unit, Dubai Future Foundation and the Museum of the Future
Chief Data Officer IBM Cloud & Cognitive Software, Vice President & Chief Data Officer, IBM Analytics IBM United States Established the Data Science Elite team that has grown to almost 100 data scientists around the world and has been deployed on more than 130 Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Machine Learning projects
Vice President Infrastructure stc Saudi Arabia Eng. Khaled has also pioneered the launch of all major Mobile (e.g. 3G, 4G & 5G) broadband services covering the whole of the Kingdom with best possible quality and throughput.
Attorney General State of Utah United States Former Partner at Accelerate Ventures, GC for a tech company”, and founder of Regulator Tech Summit in San Jose. Current and past chair of several national committees on innovation and regulation.
Co-Founder & CO-CEO Eureeca United Arab Emirates Dubai-based startup which has grown into a cross-continent equity crowdfunding platform, with international offices in Amsterdam, Kuala Lumpur and London
Executive Director, Group Online & Mobile Banking, Head Digital UAE Standard Chartered Bank United Arab Emirates Responsible for driving Online and Mobile Banking Initiatives and Platform Management across the Group
Global Business, Head of Financial Services & Automotive Facebook United Arab Emirates Award-wining Digital & Social Media professional who is a founding board member of the Digital Industry associations IAB and EEDE
CEO Coursera United States Leading the eLearning platform founded by Stanford computer science professors, Andrew Ing & Daphne Koller, to a USD 2.5 billion valuation with over 48 millions people, and 2,000 companies as users, and classes taught by the world’s top instructors from Stanford and John Hopkins
Founder & CEO Sonder United States One of the “40 Under 40” at the helm of the next-generation hospitality brand that hit a USD 1.3 billion valuation in USD 170m Series E despite COVID-19 travel collapse
Founder & CEO Sprii United Arab Emirates From financier to founder who raised $8.1. million in Series A, reduced customer acquisition costs by 20 times, while increasing reach and click-through rate by 10 times each.
Founder & CEO Virtuzone United Arab Emirates Leading the first and largest company formation firm in the region with a vision to position the UAE at the heart of a borderless global economy to support the country’s transition to the 4th industrial revolution
Head of Global Connectivity, Technology Supply Chain & Operations Uber (US) United States Managing tech deals and introducing new technologies enhance the competitive advantage of world's largest gig-economy company
Director General GSMA United Kingdom Represents the interests of its global members uniting more than 750 operators and 400 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem including handset and device makers and software companies
Chief Information Officer Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI) United States Leads the Information Technology and Innovation strategy at AMSI, the organization responsible for launching the first K-12 blockchain credentials in the world
Advisor - Division for Digital Development Swedish Ministry of Infrastructure Sweden Head of blockchain for the Swedish Ministry of Infrastructure | Current Swedish representative in the European Blockchain Partnership
Group Vice President & Regional MD, Middle East, Turkey & Africa IDC United Arab Emirates Spearheaded the development of IDC offices in Johannesburg, Istanbul, Riyadh, Casablanca, Lagos, Nairobi and Cairo.
Cyber Illusionist Switzerland Executive Director NYC Magic Lab, a science consortium exploring illusion and digital technology. Director's Fellow at the MIT Media Lab and a creative consultant at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Executive Director Engineering Technology & Digital NEOM NEOM Saudi Arabia Former CTO of the UK regulator OFCOM and currently delivering the communications infrastructure of what will become the most advanced city in history
Co-founder - Lightblue Board Member | Vice Chairman - Tribe Global United Arab Emirates Featured in Event Magazine's ‘Top 100 Most Influential People in the Industry: 2016 & hitting no.17 in 2017'. The Drum's top 30 under 30.
International bestselling author & an Empathy Advocate, Creative Director RAPP United Arab Emirates Hosts a breakfast show, Empathy for Breakfast, that reached an audience of nearly 100,000 in its first two seasons and has a successful podcast, Secrets of The Gap.
Global President, CEO Publicis Groupe UK Creative Practice , Panel – Premier League Saatchi & Saatchi United Kingdom Between 2011 and 2017 under his leadership, grew Saatchi & Saatchi London by 50% and welcomed clients like Direct Line, HSBC, Expedia and BT. Also sits on the English Premier League Equality Panel.
SVP, Head of Marketing Strategy & Partnerships, Commercial, ONE Championship Board Chairman, Singapore & South East Asia, The Marketing Society Singapore Leads marketing at the world’s most popular MMA promotion with online viewers. At adidas, she and her team won China’s first-ever Cannes Gold Lion for their Beijing 2008 Olympics campaign.
Director of Marketing & Student Recruitment University of Wollongong Dubai United Arab Emirates Despite the cancellation of 50+ in-person events that are long-standing conversion drivers, staged a remarkable digital campaign that yielded the highest summer enrolment in seven years
VP of Marketing Eurasia and Middle East Coco Cola Canada Led Coca Cola's campaign for the 2012 London Olympics, 2018 FIFA World Cup, that led Coca Cola to its first ever mobile Cannes Lion trophy in 2019
Partner & Senior Director TalkCircle United Arab Emirates Used an online digital marketing platform for a small company to grow, connects licensed therapists to international clients for organizational mental health
Group Chief Marketing & Communications Officer Saudi German Hospitals United Arab Emirates Named on VMF Marketing Powerlist 2018 for being one of the Middle East’s top marketers, now credited with transformational results to brand awareness and equity, as well as financials at the Saudi-headquartered healthcare group
Group Head - Marketing & Corporate Communication Al Masaood Group United Arab Emirates Delivering services to a diverse portfolio of global and regional brands such as Nestle, Kraft, Emirates, Pizza Hut, Al Hilal Bank and the Government of Abu Dhabi.
Innovation Strategist - World Bank Adj. Professor Entrepreneurship & Design Thinking - The Johns Hopkins University United States Led a startup education program through an Upwork-WeWork partnership to help businesses hire and manage remote teams online; At the age of 21, launched Brazil's largest and top-rated language schools
Sr. Director – Creative Strategy & Brand Development Warner Media United Arab Emirates Leading the content and brand teams for developing the Warner Media editorial strategy. Host & producer for the shows My World To You & Star Chef
Senior Director, Global Telco Technical Development Red Hat United States Holds nine patents and is the author of the book "MPLS and Next-Generation Networks: Foundations for NGN and Enterprise Virtualization".
Co-Founder & COO Spotii United Arab Emirates Founder of the buy now, pay later pioneer in the UAE that focuses on Millennials and GenZ using sophisticated Machine Learning Algorithms, AI and targeted Digital Marketing to drive consumers to Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle brands
Visiting Professor Birmingham City University United Kingdom Director Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise & Governance of Blockchain Lab, leads cutting-edge government projects in the UAE, China and Saudi Arabia
Founder & CEO Middle East Venture Partners United Arab Emirates 19 years in the VC field with 50+ VC investments in past decade and most recently teamed up with Huda Beauty Investments on a $11 million venture
CEO Patientory United States Revolutionizing the way doctors and patients interact and gain access to information, cutting out all layers and processes that currently are stumbling blocks in care coordination.
Associate Professor, UC San Diego, School of Medicine and Director - Healthcare Research & Policy & Director Global Health Policy Institute United States A consultant for the World Health Organization, the US Department of Justice, the US Department of State and others. He is also a principal faculty at the BlockLAB at the San Diego SuperComputer Center
Director-General Smart Africa Secretariat Rwanda Leads Smart Africa- a commitment from African Heads of State and government to accelerate Africa into a knowledge economy through the adoption of ICT-driven initiatives in cities.
Higher Education Advisor & Director Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Education (UAE) United Arab Emirates "Working collaboratively in securing and developing the quality of higher education in the UAE "
Thought Leader - Transformative Technologies-Member (Blockchain) & Artificial Intelligence, Taskforce Government of Kenya Government of Kenya Kenya Thought Leader on the Future of Work – 4th IR, works around emerging technologies in Africa and globally
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon BARTS Health NHS Trust United Kingdom Multi award winning surgeon & futurist, the most watched surgeon in human history who used Snapchat spectacles to record and teach surgery which had over 100,000 downloads, 2 million+ views
Advisor for Information Technologies and Digital Transformation Lisbon Municipality Portugal Smart(er) Cities enthusiast & Urban Intelligence supporter, leading citizen centric smart city strategy for Lisbon
Chief Digital Officer, AI & ML Advisor HSBC Germany Served as the Head of AI in the Applied Innovation Team of HSBC Hong Kong, worked on ethical frameworks for AI and is a frequent lecturer and speaker about Applications of AI in Finance.
Associate Professor in Industrial Engineering, Artificial Neural Network and Robotics, Director of Excellence and Governance, ICDE Focal Point on Quality in the Arab Region Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University United Arab Emirates HBMSU‘s smart learning ecosystem incorporates many AI based platforms and technological solutions including Smart Campus, Smart Advising, Smart Portfolio, IT Support Chatbot, and an AI based smart reference service
Executive Information Architect, IBM Women in AI Ambassador for UAE, Women in AI United Arab Emirates Built 20 data warehouses and data lakes globally and is a key developer of the data & BI mapping and integration strategies
President of Emirates Digital Association for Women Director of Centre for Cyber Security, New York University Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates Is an accomplished expert in cryptology, constructing and validating security hardware and software components.
Leadership & Communications Lead of Women in AI & Director, Projects and Customer Happiness, Mechatronic Engineer DGWorld United Arab Emirates The best 100 faces representing Emirati women” by the Emirates Women's Union and Al Bayan newspaper
Managing Director and Partner Boston Consulting Group United States Named by Forbes in the list of Top Women defining AI in the 21st century and Is the founder of BCG GAMMA’s premier AI and ML software
Head of Business Intelligence & Data Warehouse Reliance General Insurance India A CIO100 winner of 2019 by IDG, the first person in India to implement AI enabled damage estimator for claims settlement in Auto Insurance
Chief Development Officer Saudi Technology Ventures (STV) Saudi Arabia Former Google exec hired to help the largest venture capital fund in the Middle East region with more than $500m in assets under management
Founding Partner Shorooq Partners United Arab Emirates Forbes 30 Under 30, Kauffman Fellows, Founding Partner at Shorooq Partners, Shane spearheads the firm along with Partners Mahmoud Adi and Kunal Savjani
Director – Marketing & Communications Sky News Arabia United Arab Emirates Leads the marketing and communication for Sky News Arabia. Leveraging digital and data learning to drive reach and attract audiences from all over the region
Former Global Brand & Communications Director, Jetex Official Member, Forbes Communication Council United Arab Emirates Behind placement of the first life-sized private jet mock-up inside Dubai Mall giving Jetex and HondaJet over 23M digital impressions
Corporate Communications Director Schneider Electric United Arab Emirates Garlanded as ‘The first communications innovator from the Middle East’ by The Holmes Report; known for transforming marcomms into revenue streams
Marketing Week Columnist, Author eCommerce Best Practice, Educator and Speaker, Multiple award-winning marketer, Investor, Advisor CMO, OpenJaw Technologies Ireland One of UK’s top 100 CMOs, ran his first eCommerce website, turning over $100m
CEO and Founder The Schranner Negotiation Institute Germany An expert in high pressure negotiations, worked with the German police and FBI for a number of years, is a highly sought after consultant by Fortune 500 companies, governments and political parties.
Managing Director - Middle East Brand Finance United Arab Emirates Formerly at Etisalat, where he was responsible for the marketing strategy and operational performance of fixed and mobile operations in 15 countries
MEPRA Strategy Board Member & VP Corporate Communications Tabreed United Arab Emirates Oversees the strategic positioning of Tabreed, implementing the communication strategies, programs, initiatives, media events planning, employee engagement events, CSR campaigns, coordinating with external PR, events management agencies.
Global Security Architect Saudi Aramco Saudi Arabia Responsible for moving Saudi Aramco forward from orthodox cyber security to Machine Learning using the MITRE attack framework and Lockheed Martin’s Cyber Kill Chain.
Chief Information Security Officer UAE Department of Culture and Tourism United Arab Emirates Setting innovative, agile and resilient information security strategies and cultures to support businesses and sub-entities
Head of Information Security Risk and Strategic Projects Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company United Arab Emirates Accomplished tech officer directing multi-national teams and administering multi-million dollar budgets
Professor and Department Head of Computer Science American University of Sharjah United Arab Emirates Award winning Information Security Expert, winner; Khalifa Award for Higher Education, Sheikh Rashid Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement, Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Young Arab Researchers amongst many others
Managing Director OnStar Middle East and Head of Future Mobility General motors United Arab Emirates Strategic planning and implementation of GM’s Future Mobility technologies in the Middle East, in line with the company’s vision of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.
GM for Enterprise Architecture at National Information Centre & Strategic Advisor Saudi Arabia Data & AI Authority (SDAIA) Saudi Arabia Championing to elevate Saudi Arabia’s position as a leader in data driven economies by regulating the data sector and enabling innovation
Managing Partner- Health Group & Chief Health Privacy and Security Officer BTblock United States Led the US Healthcare Blockchain for Ernst & Young and was the Foundation Relationship and North America Market Lead at ConsenSys Health
Group Chief Disruption Officer GEMS Education United Arab Emirates Digital Disruptive Leader of the Year on a mission to disrupt & create efficient, sustainable, scalable and future-ready technology capabilities for education today and tomorrow
VP of Middle East, Africa and Turkey Avaya United Arab Emirates A long-standing veteran of the Middle East IT industry, promoting customer-centric, outcome-based approach to achieve digital transformation
General Partner Global Ventures United Arab Emirates Enabler of disruptive technology companies and their emerging market founders to solve real problems while changing the world with measurable impact
Managing Partner GGV Capital United States #10 on Forbes’ The Midas List: Top Tech Investors 2020 with a portfolio of six major IPOs, eight acquisitions and 14 private-valued billion-dollar startups that includes AirBnB, ByteDance and Peleton
Managing Partner Entrée Capital Israel #12 on Forbe's The Midas List Europe: Top Tech Investors 2019' - cofounder and managing partner of Entree Capital, a firm with operations in the U.S., U.K. and Israel
Senior Vice President and Head of Market Area Middle East & Africa Ericsson United Arab Emirates Leads the Market Area Middle East & Africa, serving customers in the Middle East and Africa with Ericsson’s innovative technology and services
Co-Founder & COO Nomad Homes United Arab Emirates An early Uber employee who was involved in launching developing company’s business in different parts of Europe before launching and leading Uber Eats across the Middle East
EVP Global E-Commerce Checkout.com United States Founded in 2012, Checkout.com bootstrapped until its record-breaking $230M Series A in May 2019 and catapulted to nearly $2B valuation and represented Europe’s largest Series A fundraise ever and the third largest Series A globally
Regional Director, Cloud & AI Business Group Huawei Middle East United Arab Emirates Empowering Saudi Arabia by contributing to recognise Arabic language and character using AI technology and with the help of researchers from the kingdom
Co-Founder & MD, Startupbootcamp FinTech Founder, The Future Farm United Kingdom Co-Founded Startupbootcamp FinTech to address the relationship between corporates, startups and investors on a global scale now working to improve the lives of people making a difference in the world
Director, Business Development, Information and Communication Technologies Bahrain Economic Development Board Bahrain Contributed in launching the first Open Banking product in MENA, which initiated a mindset shift that is driving financial institutions to embrace a new world of financial services
Head of Group Strategy and Innovation DIFC United Arab Emirates Leading the intersection of financial services, technology and innovation, recently released the framework and rules for actual processing of payments, digital transformation and open banking
CEO SP Jain School of Global Management United Arab Emirates A TEDx speaker, is an expert in connecting neuroscience & behavioural science with marketing and is a sought-after expert by World Bank, Dubai Executive Council, Emirates Airlines, DHL, SEWA, Reckitt Benkiser, P&G etc
Director Transportation Systems Department Public Transport Agency Roads & Transport Authority, RTA United Arab Emirates Part of the team which supervising the implementation of the Dubai’s Autonomous Transportation Strategy
Senior Vice President, Head of Trade & Structured Finance, Global Transaction Banking Mashreq Bank United Arab Emirates Looks after the digitization of Trade Finance from Receivables, Supply Chain, and Commodity in addition to Structured Solutions
SVP Head of Customer Experience and Platform Development National Bank of Fujairah United Arab Emirates Responsible for spearheading the digital transformation within the bank and work agile alongside teams to leverage emerging technologies
Chief of Government Services United Arab Emirates Government United Arab Emirates Oversees the Emirates Government Service Excellence Program aiming to raise the efficiency of government services by focusing on customers
Regional Manager - Middle East Veeam Software United Arab Emirates 20 years’ experience in the IT industry, joined Veeam 3 years ago heading up the Africa Business and has relocated to Dubai to lead the Middle East team.
Head of Integrated Communications Coca Cola United Arab Emirates The driving force behind some of Coca-Cola’s most successful and impactful campaigns ever produced in the region, including 3 of the 10 most viewed Coca-Cola films of all time, globally.
Co-Founder & Joint CEO Puch United Kingdom Instrumental in Push winning more Google awards than any other EMEA Premier Partner, and regularly features at key industry events at Google's offices internationally.
Director & Founder AI Directions United Arab Emirates AIDirections' value proposition is based on the development of use cases across a number of industries, a technology neutral approach that leverages the substantial investments of platforms of global companies to bootstrap local efforts through Proof of Concept
Founder & Co-CEO myAir Foodtech Israel Rachel is the Founder and CEO myAir food-tech, a former C-Level executive at Teva Pharmaceuticals and Nestle with a proven track record in creating and marketing consumer goods.
CTO - IoT and Digital Cities Dell EMC, Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) United Arab Emirates Leads IoT and Digital Cities business, passionate promoter of IoT as a key disruptive technology driving the Digitization of the business & cities
Executive Director of Customers Service, Corporate Administrative Support Services Sector RTA United Arab Emirates Dynamic Young Emarati leader responsible for implementation of Dubai Government Excellence Program and Hamdan Bin Mohammed Program for Smart Government
Deputy Minister – Digital Transformation, Ukraine Ukraine Bornyakov was appointed as the Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation in October of 2019 and has been boosting the growth of Ukraine’s IT industry.
Senior Director – Professional Licensing Dubai Healthcare City Authority – Regulatory (DHCR) United Arab Emirates Oversees the licensing of all healthcare professionals and clinical operators in Dubai Healthcare City
Regional Head of Security Medtronic United Arab Emirates Leading on all physical security aspects for Medtronic across the Middle with prior experience in the Austrian military with multiple deployments to hostile environments
Co-Founder & CEO Outreal XR United Arab Emirates Leading the launch of a new product for virtual events to make them as realistic as possible to help people exhibit and network from anywhere during and after COVID19 without the need of VR headset
CEO Startup Nation Central Israel Dedicated to strengthening Israel’s innovation ecosystem and connecting the world business, government, and NGO leaders to the people and technologies in Israel that can help them solve their most pressing problems
Founder (not a CEO) United Kingdom The Bristol native who started a half-dozen companies and initiatives in his 17 years as an entrepreneur that has now taken the world by storm by breaking the taboo on a subject few founders have been willing to wade in on: Tom is a founder, not a CEO
Co-Founder & Managing Director Cander Group United Arab Emirates Recruitment vet part of the leadership team that grew James Harvard to a 43 million GVP exit now specializing in hiring world class technology and digital talent across the GCC
Director of HR Crescent Enterprise United Arab Emirates Responsible for the optimization of Crescent Enterprises human capital by implementing numerous employment schemes and performance enhancement programmes
CEO Fetchr United Arab Emirates Logistics veteran with 20 years of experience in the sector including over 15 years with Aramex serving it in different leadership roles is now tasked with leading Fetchr forward
Founder & CEO Lamsa United Arab Emirates Founded the Edtech brand and platform working towards democratizing access to Early Childhood Education, to drive mastery of knowledge and skills for children to reach their full potential
Co-Founder & Chief R&D Officer ProvenMed United Arab Emirates Co-founded fast-growing medical device startup that has redefined the urinary catheter industry by its unique and patented wearable device ActivGoâ
Dealmaker Department for International Trade United Kingdom UK government dealmaker covering Asia and Middle East who worked with UK Prime Minister and in Congress for Hon. Eliot Engel to advocate for policies for wealth creation
Investment Director Samsung Next Ventures Israel Former investor at one of Israel’s largest and most successful venture funds to Samsung NEXT leading health investment thesis and the global investment strategy
Chief Executive Officer OurCrowd Israel An investor, serial entrepreneur and one of Israel’s leading high tech venture capitalists who was named by the NY Times as one of the top 10 most influential Americans who have impacted Israel
Chief Technology Officer Help AG United Arab Emirates Veteran leading design, deployment, and operation of many challenging network & security infrastructures for enterprise customers across industry sectors
Director - Compliance, Support and Alliances Dubai Electronic Security Centre United Arab Emirates Highly skilled on city level systems & adopting several disruptive technologies, ensuring that key security principles and technologies are adopted
CEO Virtuzone United Arab Emirates Leads the first and largest company formation firm in the region with a vision to position the UAE at the heart of a borderless global economy to support the country’s transition to the 4th industrial revolution
Head of Managed Cyber Security Services Help AG United Arab Emirates One of his professional highlights has been spearheading the successful transition from build to operations of ICT security infrastructure for a $2.5B all-digital hospital
VP - Product Management & Strategic Alliances Help AG United Arab Emirates Founding member of Etisalat Digital’s foray into cyber security, played a key role in the successful Etisalat Digital - Help AG Integration, to build Help AG’s future foundation as the de facto Cyber security player in the region
Co-Founder & CEO Starzplay United Arab Emirates Founder and CEO of MENA’s leading video streaming service that is based out of Dubai and delivers its service from Marrakesh to Karachi across 21 countries in 5 languages.
Founder & CEO Safebreach United States Exemplary security leader, founder of groundbreaking platform that provides a "hacker's view" of an enterprise's security posture to proactively predict attacks, validate security controls and improve SOC analyst response
Director Professional Services Digital Shadow Expert who has helped customers implement the Digital Risk monitoring solution SearchLight. Experience in Digital Risk detection, analysis and mitigation across all sectors
Head of Corporate Security SWIFT Poland Head of Corporate Security for SWIFT creating a joint structure with information and physical security to protect the worldwide proprietary communication platform for money transfer
Information Security Specialist MIG Holdings United Arab Emirates A certified ethical hacker and ISO 27001 lead auditor, Sreedevi manages security operations for MIG holdings, one of the UAE’s leading insurance groups including ACE and DAMANA insurance
Senior Cybersecurity Expert DESC United Arab Emirates Works on the research & innovation to develop & deliver cybersecurity standards in line with the latest technology trends as per the needs of Dubai government entities
Commissioner Global Commission on the Stability of Cyber Security United States Former top US Cyber Diplomat who has initiated, helped drive, or advised on virtually every major U.S. cyber policy for over a decade, globally recognized expert on cybersecurity, cyber policy, cyber diplomacy & combatting cybercrime
VP Corporate & Consumer Weber Shandwick United Arab Emirates Her broad experience encompasses corporate, B2B and consumer-facing communications across multiple audience touch points and geographies, with current clients including Majid Al Futtaim Ventures, MEED, General Motors and Coty
Chief Specialist of the Expert Group for the Development of Virtual Assets of the Directorate of Digital Economy Ministry of Digital Transformation Ukraine one of the first lawyers who assisted cryptoprojects in structuring and their IP/IT rights protection
Regional Manager Checkout.com United Arab Emirates Mohammed Ali Yusuf (Mo) is the Regional Manager at Checkout.com, responsible for driving growth across the MENAP region. Checkout.com is a global fintech enabling digital payments for businesses.
European Business Development Representative DMCC United Arab Emirates More than 14 years experience in commodities, logistics and global trade, specialising in big data, predictive analytics and distributed ledger technologies.
Head of Global The Marketing Society United Arab Emirates Liaising closely with regional Chairs and our non-exec boards, working collaboratively with the other members of the leadership team and leading the global team
Marketing Director Majid Al Futtaim Leisure, Entertainment and Cinemas United Arab Emirates Oversees marketing promotions and design for VOX Cinemas, Ski Dubai, Magic Planet, Dreamscape, Yalla Bowling, iFLY Dubai, Little Explorers
Vice Chairman of The Marketing Society & GM Sony Music Entertainment Middle East United Arab Emirates An entertainment and music executive with over 20 years’ experience, Mike has led the Sony Music Middle East business since 2014, working across a vast market comprising Egypt, Levant, GCC, Pakistan and Afghanistan in the areas of artist development, music marketing & promotions and business development.
Chief Technology Officer Du United Arab Emirates Responsible for driving the company’s transformative network strategy into the digital age, Saleem built one of the first IMS infrastructures in the region, and accelerated the roll out of du’s mobile and fixed network across the UAE
Hacker, Inventor, and Entrepreneur United States Arguably the world’s most diverse technologist and inventor with a portfolio spanning a spaceship for Jeff Bezos; world’s smallest PC, AI for stock market trading, and a laser gun to shoot mosquitos in a project with Bill Gates aiming to eradicate malaria
Founder & Chairman, The Arab International Women’s Forum & Fellow, Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative ILO United Kingdom The only Commissioner from the Arab world invited to serve on the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work (2017-2019)