IDC CIO Summit IDC Middle East Advisory Council

Wesam Lootah

Chief Executive Officer, Smart Dubai Government, Digital Dubai (UAE)

Jason Roos

Chief Information Officer, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KSA)

Ahmad M. Almulla

Former EVP, Corporate Services, Emirates Global Aluminium (UAE)

Fuad Al Ansari

Vice President of IT & Support Services Division, Al Dhafra Petroleum (ADNOC) (UAE)

Ellis Wang

Senior Executive Vice President, Group Head of Technology, Transformation and Information, Mashreq Bank (UAE)

Eng. Haithem Al Faraj

Group Chief Technology Officer, STC

Eng. Ghada Albugami

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

Dr. Ammar H. Alhusaini

Acting Director General, Central Agency for Information Technology (Kuwait)

Ghinwa Baradhi

Chief Information Officer MENAT, HSBC Bank (UAE)

Eng. Naif Sheshah

Assistant Deputy Governor for Planning and Development and Chief Digital Officer, Communications, Space & Technology Commission (CST) (KSA)

Ahmed Al Khayyat

CTO, Al Baraka Islamic Bank (Bahrain)

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