IDC Saudi Arabia CIO Summit Accelerating Your Journey to a Digital-First World
In-Person Event | Fairmont Hotel Riyadh | September 11 - September 14, 2022
In-Person Event | Fairmont Hotel Riyadh | September 11 - September 14, 2022
As the government of Saudi Arabia steadily pursues the ambitious objectives of Vision 2030, it is uniquely positioned to become a leading ICT nation within the next decade. The focus on digital transformation is expected to intensify as the Kingdom accelerates its drive to attract new domestic and international investors, bridge the digital divide, address key business challenges, and further enhance citizen experience and trust while meeting the needs of a rapidly evolving economy.
Whether it is building resilient digital infrastructures or adapting to meet the unique demands of managing distributed workforces, the Kingdom’s CIOs are rethinking their leadership practices in a digital-first world, adapting their organizations to meet a new set of challenges. They are building organizations that accelerate existing digital investments, adapt to evolving business requirements, and capitalize on change to become future enterprises.
The IDC Saudi Arabia CIO Summit 2022 edition will explore how the country is experiencing a national-level digital revolution. This event will explore the Kingdom’s accelerated pace of innovation, its evolving technology landscape, and present-day strategies that the country’s organizations are implementing to transform into digitally resilient future enterprises.
The Saudi CIO Summit 2022 features a tailored agenda filled with handpicked topics, discussions, panel sessions, and keynote presentations from regional and global technology experts that will explore all of today's hottest ICT issues.
The 2022 edition will be hosted on September 19 & 20, 2022. Here's what you can expect:View Agenda
Fairmont Hotel Riyadh
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September 19 - 20, 2022
Free of Charge: For End Users (not IT + Consultant companies)
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Saudi Information Technology Company (SITE)
The Saudi Information Technology Company (SITE) is a national company, wholly owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF). SITE was established in 2017 with the aim of offering secure-by-design digital services and cybersecurity solutions, by Saudi professionals and experts, to protect the Kingdom’s critical digital assets. SITE contributes, through its services and solutions, to the development of local products in the fields of digital services, cybersecurity and data science through fulfilling its mandate as a critical partner for major government bodies and other vital national entities.
Unifonic is a customer engagement platform that enables organizations to delight customers with remarkable omnichannel experiences. By unifying communication channels, messaging apps, and chatbots, Unifonic streamlines conversations at every touch point throughout the customer journey. Unifonic’s solutions integrate customer communication channels including text, voice, messaging and web into a single platform to enable companies to create stronger customer relationships.
Tech Mahindra offers innovative and customer-centric digital experiences, enabling enterprises, associates and the society to Rise. We are a USD 6 billion organization with 158,000+ professionals across 90 countries helping 1262 global customers, including Fortune 500 companies. We are focused on leveraging next-generation technologies including 5G, Blockchain, Quantum Computing, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and more, to enable end-to-end digital transformation for global customers. Tech Mahindra is the only Indian company in the world to receive the HRH The Prince of Wales’ Terra Carta Seal for its commitment to creating a sustainable future. We are the fastest growing brand in ‘brand strength’ and amongst the top 7 IT brands globally. With the NXT.NOWTM framework, Tech Mahindra aims to enhance ‘Human Centric Experience’ for our ecosystem and drive collaborative disruption with synergies arising from a robust portfolio of companies. Tech Mahindra aims at delivering tomorrow’s experiences today, and believes that the ‘Future is Now’. We are part of the Mahindra Group, founded in 1945, one of the largest and most admired multinational federation of companies with 260,000 employees in over 100 countries. It enjoys a leadership position in farm equipment, utility vehicles, information technology and financial services in India and is the world’s largest tractor company by volume. It has a strong presence in renewable energy, agriculture, logistics, hospitality and real estate. The Mahindra Group has a clear focus on leading ESG globally, enabling rural prosperity and enhancing urban living, with a goal to drive positive change in the lives of communities and stakeholders to enable them to Rise.
Connect with us on www.techmahindra.com
Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver high-performing Linux, cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. It helps organizations standardize across environments, develop cloud-native applications, and integrate, automate, secure, and manage complex environments with award-winning support, training, and consulting services.
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the worldwide leader in technology that powers the Internet. Cisco inspires new possibilities by reimagining your applications, securing your data, transforming your infrastructure, and empowering your teams for a global and inclusive future. Discover more on The Network and follow us on Twitter.
For over 15 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud offering. AWS has been continually expanding its services to support virtually any cloud workload, and it now has more than 200 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management from 96 Availability Zones within 30 geographic regions, with announced plans for 15 more Availability Zones and five more AWS Regions in Australia, Canada, Israel, New Zealand, and Thailand. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs. To learn more about AWS, visit aws.amazon.com
Cloud4C is a Global Cloud Managed Service Provider serving 60+ of the fortune 500 multinationals and mission-critical businesses in 25+ countries spread across Middle East, Europe, Americas, India and Asia Pacific.
The Company supports Hybrid Cloud environment and allows customers to choose the cloud of their choices such as Microsoft Azure, AWS, GCP, IBM Cloud and Cloud4C. It has expertise in managing production workloads across various cloud platforms and also on its own community and Private cloud platform locally hosted across the globe in 25 countries with 50+ in-country Cloud Datacenters with end to end migration and managing the mission critical applications and workloads with a unique single SLA model. In Middle East, Cloud4C has its local Cloud Datacenters in UAE, Qatar & Saudi Arabia servicing to 120+ Enterprises across the region.
Software AG is the software pioneer of a truly connected world. Since 1969, it has helped 10,000+ organizations use software to connect people, departments, systems and devices. Software AG empowers truly connected enterprises using integration & APIs, IoT & analytics and business & IT transformation. Software AG’s products establish a fluid flow of data that allows everything and everyone to work together. The company has more than 4,800 employees across more than 70 countries and annual revenue of over €800m, with the aim of exceeding €1bn by 2023
CEQUENS is a leading global Communications-Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) provider that aims to bridge communication gaps in a communication-driven world.
Powered by innovation and guided by a cloud-first and mobile-first approach, CEQUENS provides omni-channel communication APIs that enable enterprises and developers to communicate with their customer base worldwide.
As an Endeavor Entrepreneur and GSMA Associate Member and ISO-Certified company, CEQUENS plays a pivotal role in transforming business communication in the region.
CEQUENS proprietary, PCI/DSS compliant Communication Platform leverages the latest cloud technologies and features a comprehensive portfolio of services that are industry-focused, agile, scalable, and cost-effective.
For more information, please visit CEQUENS website www.cequens.com or get in touch through the following email firstname.lastname@example.org .
UiPath has a vision to deliver A Robot for Every Person, one where companies enable every employee to use, create, and benefit from the transformative power of automation to liberate the boundless potential of people. Only UiPath offers an end-to-end platform for hyperautomation, combining the leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution with a full suite of capabilities that enable every organization to scale digital business operations at unprecedented speed. The company has already automated millions of repetitive tasks for over 65% of the Fortune 500 and 8 of the Fortune 10.
Named a 2020 CNBC Disruptor 50 company, UiPath was recognized as the fastest growing technology company in the Americas according to FT Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2020 and named the top company on Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the fastest public and private technology companies in North America.
Google Cloud accelerates every organization's ability to digitally transform its business. It delivers enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google's cutting-edge technology – all on the cleanest cloud in the industry. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems. Learn more at https://cloud.google.com/.
Micro Focus brings critical technologies to OpenText, including new categories of AI & Analytics, Application Development & Delivery, Application Modernization, and Digital Operations Management. They greatly complement OpenText’s proven market leadership in Content Services, Business Network, Digital Experience and Cyber Security. With our combined capabilities, we will help customers gain an information advantage and accelerate their digital transformation.
The newly combined company will focus on future business growth that is inclusive, sustainable, and human centric. We can accelerate how we solve complexities by bringing information and automation together so businesses of all sizes can be re-invented through new digital fabrics, new rules, and new ways to work.
The world’s most trusted companies trust OpenText, and our expertise is in helping people work smarter. OpenText powers and protects information to elevate every person and every organization to be their best.
SS&C Blue Prism provides leading enterprise intelligent automation technology worldwide. We empower customers to reimagine how work gets done with a secure and scalable intelligent digital workforce. A digital workforce increases efficiency, reduces operating costs and returns millions of hours to staff to focus on the things that matter most. To learn more visit www.blueprism.com and follow us on Twitter @blue_prism and LinkedIn.
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) makes possible a digital world that we can always trust through its mission to protect people, devices, and data everywhere. This is why the world’s largest enterprises, service providers, and government organizations choose Fortinet to securely accelerate their digital journey. The Fortinet Security Fabric platform delivers broad, integrated, and automated protections across the entire digital attack surface, securing critical devices, data, applications, and connections from the data center to the cloud to the home office. Ranking #1 in the most security appliances shipped worldwide, more than 615,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses. And the Fortinet NSE Training Institute, an initiative of Fortinet’s Training Advancement Agenda (TAA), provides one of the largest and broadest training programs in the industry to make cyber training and new career opportunities available to everyone.
Mendix, a Siemens business and the global leader in enterprise low-code, is fundamentally reinventing the way applications are built in the digital enterprise.
The Mendix platform is built to promote intense collaboration between business and IT teams and dramatically accelerate application development cycles, while maintaining the highest standards of security, quality, and governance — in short, to help enterprises confidently leap into their digital futures.
We are steadfast in our belief that everyone, anywhere should have the ability to build world-class software. Our platform uses visual models and collaboration tools — opening the software development process to people with a wide variety of technical skills.
Saudi Business Machines (SBM) is the Kingdom’s leading provider of end-to-end enterprise information technology and telecommunications solutions and the General Marketing and Services Representative of International Business Machines (IBM) in Saudi Arabia. SBM offers cutting-edge enterprise technology solutions across every industry in the Kingdom, with its capability as a total solutions provider further enhanced with an unrivaled portfolio of products and services in Systems and Software, Networking Solutions, Systems Integration, Consultation and Implementation, Business Recovery, Physical Security, Cyber Security and Operations Support. SBM also provides comprehensive, tailored corporate services for a vast range of its products and solutions. SBM’s entire corporate structure is designed to make the company as flexible and as adaptive as possible to the dynamic and developing requirements of its customers, market, and solutions. SBM has access to international best practices, resources, and knowledge bases to provide any required solution that supports our clients digital transformation and the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.
Founded in 1969 as a Silicon Valley start-up, the AMD journey began with dozens of employees focused on leading-edge semiconductor products. From those modest beginnings, AMD has grown into a global company setting the standard for modern computing. Rooted in an innovation-driven culture, AMD employees collaborate every day to maximize the potential of modern computing, utilizing semiconductor innovation to transform how people live, work, learn and play. Today, AMD offers the industry’s broadest portfolio of leadership high-performance and adaptive processor technologies, combining CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs, adaptive SoCs, and deep software expertise to enable leadership computing platforms for cloud, edge, and end devices.
VMware is a leading provider of multi-cloud services for all apps, enabling digital innovation with enterprise control. As a trusted foundation to accelerate innovation, VMware software gives businesses the flexibility and choice they need to build the future. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, VMware is committed to building a better future through the company’s 2030 Agenda. For more information, please visit www.vmware.com/company.
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Kofax enables organizations to “Work like Tomorrow - Today.” Kofax’s intelligent automation software platforms and solutions digitally transform document-intensive workflows. Customers realize greater agility and resiliency by combining Kofax’s process orchestration, cognitive capture, robotic process automation, output management, analytics, and mobile capabilities. By leveraging Kofax’s products, customers can shorten time-to-value and increase competitiveness, growth, and profitability while mitigating risk.
Udacity changes lives, businesses, and nations through radical talent transformation in digital technologies. Udacity's global, online talent transformation platform focuses on in-demand digital technologies, mentor support, and project-based learning taught by industry experts. Programs include real world content for job-ready competencies in artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, autonomous systems, cloud computing, among other disciplines. Udacity has more than 100 enterprise customers including Airbus, Bertelsmann, BNP Paribas, Leidos, Mazda, and the United States Air Force. Udacity collaborates with more than 200 global industry partners including Google, Facebook, Mercedes-Benz, and NVIDIA to power technical education. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, the private company has operations in the United Kingdom, Egypt, Germany, India, and the United Arab Emirates. Udacity has raised $163 million in funding to date from investors including Bertelsmann, Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures, and Drive Capital. For more information, please visit www.udacity.com
Crayon helps customers build the commercial and technical foundation for a successful and secure cloud-first, digital transformation journey. To learn more about Crayon, please visit Crayon | Home - Crayon
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Nexthink is the leader in digital employee experience management software. The company is energizing the future of work by providing IT leaders with unprecedented insight into employees’ daily experiences of technology at the device level – freeing IT to progress from reactive problem solving to proactive optimization. Nexthink enables its more than 1,000 customers to provide better digital experiences to more than 15 million employees. Dual headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland and Boston, Massachusetts, Nexthink has 9 offices worldwide.
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