IDC CIO Summit Innovative Digital Strategies: Evolving to the Demands of a New Reality

DIGITAL Event | September 20, 2021

While COVID-19 has disrupted every element of global business, it has also demonstrated the critical importance of digital transformation. As the journey from crisis to recovery gets underway, the enablement of a Future Enterprise must be the end goal for any successful business.

The digital installment of the IDC Qatar CIO Summit 2021 will navigate a broad range of themes that are central to this journey, so join us as senior IDC analysts and respected IT leaders take a deep dive into the new economy and explore what it means for your business.

The event’s dynamic agenda will take you through a series of presentations, panel discussions, real-life use cases, and dedicated industry tracks, giving you a bird’s eye view of the current market situation, the latest technological innovations, and strategies for propelling your organization to meet the unique challenges of these unprecedented times.

CIO Masterclass Arena

For the very first time, this year's edition of the IDC Qatar CIO Summit will feature a CIO Masterclass Arena. Here, you will find a selection of CXO best-practice presentations, fireside chats, and panel discussions as respected industry pioneers and thought leaders share insights into the successful digital transformation strategies applied within their own organizations.


Open to All Delegates

The CIO Masterclass Arena is open throughout the day of IDC Qatar CIO Summit 2021 to all delegates looking to maximize their learning and expand their organizational thinking.

A Wealth of Best Practices

CXOs from across the region and around the world will share first-hand experiences, strategies, and insights into their success stories.

Exchange Insights and Knowledge

This is your opportunity to share your very own journey with fellow CIOs to enhance collaboration and build long-term partnerships.

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Browse through a diverse library of videos on the topic of your choice. Just point and click!

Tim Youngblood

Former CISO, McDonald's (USA)

Mike Towers

CISO, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International (USA)

Rasha M. Abu AlSaud

Executive Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, Leading Bank in Saudi Arabia

Saqib Chaudhry

Head of Digital Innovation and Development, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Aytekin Güzeliş

Head of Security Governance, Allianz Turkey

Thamer S. Al Hamed

General Manager of Risk Management, Ministry of Human Resources & Social Development (Saudi Arabia)

Samresh Ramjith

Deputy CISO, ABSA Group (South Africa)

Kayıhan Altınöz

Senior Vice President of IT, Ministry of Interior (Turkey)

Shaik Abdulkhader

CISO, Leading Petroleum Company in Qatar

Yuri Misnik

Group CTO, First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) (UAE)

Chris Clark

Senior VP & CIO, Levi Strauss & Co. (USA)

William Braun

CIO, Chevron Corporation (USA)

Vipin Gupta

CIO, Toyota Financial Services (USA)

Nick Burton

Technology Director, Screwfix

Sreeram Iyer

Chief Operating Officer (Institutional Banking)- ANZ Banking Group

Bharathi Viswanathan

CIO, Coca-Cola 

Sanjay Khanna

CIO, RAKBANK (UAE)

Dr. Jihad Mohaidat

VP, Education Technologies, Higher College of Technology (HCT) (UAE)

Ghinwa Baradhi

Chief Information Officer MENAT, HSBC Bank (UAE)

Louise van der Bank

CIO, AfriSam (South Africa)

May Govender

Head of Card and Payments for Technology and Operations, Standard Bank

Tobe L. Nnadozie

Divisional Head, Technology and Innovation, Central Securities Clearing System Plc (CSCS)

Sudheer Prabhu

CTO

Abdulla Amiri

Chief Enterprise Architect & CIO Advisor, Public Works Authority

Muneer Elakhras

Group Information & Computer Technology Head, Qatar General Insurance & Reinsurance Co.

Imran Chowdhury

Data Protection Officer, Aljazeera Media Network

Asad Ali Zaidi

Chief Operating Officer, Standard Chartered Bank

Steve Grayston

Former Chief Information & Digital Officer, Qatar Postal Services Company

Advisory Board

Qatar CIO Advisory Council 2021

Steve Grayston

Former Chief Information & Digital Officer, Qatar Postal Services Company


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Agenda

The event's dynamic agenda will take you through a series of presentations, panel discussions, real-life use cases, and dedicated industry tracks, giving you a bird's eye view of the current market situation, the latest technological innovations, and strategies for propelling your organization to meet the unique challenges of these unprecedented times.
 
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Key Topics

The IDC CIO Summit gives you essential intelligence on a series of strategic & tactical topics:

  • Capabilities for Scalability

  • Integrated DX Strategies & Roadmap

  • Priorities in Digital Leadership

 
 

Why Attend

Combining keynote speeches, panel debates, and peer-to-peer networking, the IDC Qatar CIO Summit 2021 will provide an unrivaled platform for high-level ICT executives to:

Gain exclusive insights into the region's biggest tech issues

Leverage insights from respected industry leaders

Get hands on with the industry's latest innovations

Interact with and get inspired by local and global experts

Engage in intense networking and one-to-one meeting

Be part of the debate on how to elevate the role of CIO

Contact Us

Ronita Bhattacharjee

Vice President - Conferences, IDC Middle East, Africa, & Turkey

+971 4 391 2747

Taher Hamdan

Senior Sales Manager, Conferences, IDC Middle East, Turkey & Africa

+971506591320

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