Uzair Mujtaba's responsibilities as a program manager with IDC Saudi Arabia mainly revolve around overseeing the end-to-end IT services syndicated research and custom consulting engagements. Prior to this, Uzair worked towards building IDC's Saudi Arabia Software & IT Services syndicated portfolio, tracking market developments, and contributing to consulting engagements both locally and across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. He also features as a thought leader and a frequent speaker in local and regional technology forums that focus on digital transformation, cloud, mobility, analytics, security, ecommerce, fintech, and digital payments, among others.
Uzair has over 12 years of experience in multiple roles across various regions and sectors, including retail, financial services, energy & utilities, and industrial services. Having contributed to marketing and market research functions in his previous roles within the kingdom, he has extensive knowledge of the local and regional market dynamics. Before joining IDC, Uzair worked in a marketing role with GEMS, a leading environmental consultancy, primarily engaged by Saudi Aramco, and Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) and its affiliates. Prior to that, he was managing and leading the operations of the Business Solutions wing of HSBC in India.
Uzair Mujtaba is a Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Lean certified professional, who specializes in leading and managing strategic research and advisory engagements, data and trend analysis, market and competitive research, and pricing strategies.