IDC CIO Summit Speakers

Meet our confirmed speakers – experts in the field, respected practitioners, and leaders from the industry.

Jyoti Lalchandani

Group Vice President & Regional Managing Director (META), IDC

H.E. Wesam Lootah

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

Steven Frantzen

Senior Vice President (EMEA) & Managing Director (CEMA), IDC

Cherif Morcos

Vice President of Digital Business Solutions, GBM

Hani Nofal

Vice President of Digital Infrastructure Solutions, GBM

Ram Ramachandran

Senior Vice President (MEA), Tech Mahindra

Roman Spitzbart

Vice President of Sales Engineering, Dynatrace

Brad Wood

SVP Global Customer Experience, Riverbed Aternity

Ahmed Hamdan

Co-Founder & CEO, Unifonic

Sumanta Roy

Vice President & Regional Head, Middle East, Africa, and Mediterranean, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Hamza Naqshbandi

Associate Vice President (Saudi Arabia & Bahrain), IDC

Ranjit Rajan

Vice President, Research (META), IDC

Nagia El-Emary

Country Director (Egypt) & Senior Consultant (MEA), IDC

Dr. Alexey Sidorov

Data Management Director and Chief Evangelist, Denodo

Hadi Jaafarawi

Managing Director, Qualys

David Jungmann

VP & Co-founder, Wizards

Mark Ackerman

Area Vice President, ServiceNow

Shabir Bhat

Regional Sales Director, Checkmarx

Desiree Lee

Chief Technology Officer, Armis

Ahmad Ali Al Emadi

Director-IT Operations, and Cyber Security, Nakheel PJSC

Ali Juma Al Ajame

Director of Digital Health Department, Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) (UAE)

George Eapen

Group CIO, Petrofac

Bassam Rached

Director of Digital Business Solutions, GBM

Tareque Choudhury

Vice President, Technology Risk & Enterprise Architecture, Dubai Airports (UAE)

Fuad Al Ansari

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

Frederik Bisbjerg

Executive Director, Digital and Innovation, National Health Insurance Company - Daman (UAE)

Ahmad M. Almulla

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

Dr. Moza Suwaidan

Director Strategy & Innovation Department /Director General Consultant, Smart Dubai Government, Digital Dubai (UAE)

Mohamed Sabah Al Khalaf

Group Chief Information Security Officer, Dubai Holding

Hammad Sharif

CIO & Head of Data, Procter & Gamble (UAE)

Ghinwa Baradhi

Chief Information Officer MENAT, HSBC Bank (UAE)

Uzair Mujtaba

Program Manager — IDC Saudi Arabia

Harish Dunakhe

Research Director, Software and Cloud, IDC Middle East, Africa, & Turkey

Wilson Xavier

Research Director, Telecom & IT Services (META), IDC

Rodrigo Castelo

Vice President (Middle East & Africa), OutSystems

Waqar Ahmed

Senior Director of Cloud Sales & Strategy, Informatica

Hamid Qureshi

Regional Sales Director, Middle East, Africa & South Asia, Entrust

Eyad Alnaqi

SD-WAN SE Architecture Lead, Aruba

Maya Zakhour

Channel Sales Director – MEA, Italy and Spain, NetApp

Khalid Al Ameri

Emirati blogger, Columnist, Motivational speaker and Social Media Influencer

H.E. Dr. Mohamed Al Kuwaiti

Head of Cyber Security, UAE Government

Peter Diamandis

New York Times Bestselling author of three books & Founder and Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation

Thomas Gardam

Associate Vice President of Low-Code Platforms, SoftServe

Crawford Del Prete

President, IDC Worldwide

Dave McCarthy

Research Director

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