IDC CIO Summit Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Saudi Arabia CIO Advisory Council 2021

Dr. Mishari Almishari

Deputy Director, National Information Center (NIC) & CEO of the Strategy Management Office, Saudi Data & AI Authority (SDAIA)

Eng. Haithem Al Faraj

Group Chief Technology Officer, STC

Eng. Ghada Albugami

CIO & President Advisor for DX, Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University (KSA)

Saleh Saleh

CIO & Executive Vice President (IT Shared Services Group), The Saudi National Bank (KSA)

Abulaziz Al Afaleg

Managing Director, Saudi Payments

Jason Roos

CIO, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KSA)

Ibrahim Almoqbil

Chief Support Services Officer, General Entertainment Authority

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