Previously, Dr. Akram has managed the consolidation of data from different government entities, and the production of advanced analytics, research, indicators.

Dr. Akram A. Jadawi

GM - International Cooperation,

Ministry of Commmunication and Information Technology

Saudi Arabia

Badar Khan

Director of Digital Mobility ,


Saudi Arabia

Dr. Duaa Abaoud is a results-driven professional with an information technology management background, and a demonstrated history working as a researcher, consultant and manager in both the United States and Saudi Arabia

Dr Duaa Abaoud

Dy. Director of Electronic Services,

Eastern Province Municipality

Saudi Arabia

Eng. Mohammed Mahnashi

Information Technology Advisor,

Ministry Of Foreign Affairs

Saudi Arabia

Dr. Alanazi obtained his PhD in Computer Science from the University of New South Wales. His research interests include Machine Learning & Data Mining, Intelligent Transport Systems and Blockchains.

Dr Ammar Alanazi

Director of the National Center for Transport Technology and Logistics,

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)

Saudi Arabia

With 10+ years of experience in product management, Mr. Charafeddine possesses Technical & product expertise in applied AI at scale using deep learning and reinforcement learning.

Mohamad Charafeddine

Sr Director, Head of Mobility Engineering, Infra & AI,


United Arab Emirates

Hesham is a Digital Innovations Director that leads and driving collaboration and alignment across various Business units to cultivate and speed the pace of Digitalization and AI.


Director Digital Innovations,

Abdul Latif Jameel

Saudi Arabia

Mr. Khaled possesses over 11 years of experience in technology fields and has graduated from positions such as an application specialist, system analyst, Head of IT Infrastructure and IT Budgeting before moving to Head of Automation


Head of Automation,

Bank Al-Jazira

Saudi Arabia


BDM, Government,

Axis Communications Middle East & Africa

United Arab Emirates

Majed brings 17 years of experience in developing and executing strategic projects with focus on government, research, and higher education institutions.

Majed Bakhsh

IT Strategy Advisor,

King Abdullah University of Science & Technonogy

Saudi Arabia

Mr Alshodari provides companies with IT insight, enabling businesses, guidance securely and leadership that will foster a successful business decision-making platform using the right set of IT portfolios.


Chief Information Security Officer,

Allied Cooperative Insurance Group

Saudi Arabia

For more than 15 years, Mr. Mousa has a wide experience in working with the government and private sector, implementing and auditing different Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) cyber security frameworks.

Mohamed Mousa

Chief Information Security Officer,


Saudi Arabia

Sumeet Pathak

Digital Workforce Evangelist - IMEA,

Automation Anywhere


Yazeed Al-Dligan

Artificial Intelligence Advisor,

Saudi Electricity Company

Saudi Arabia

Dr. Fatmah has academic, scientific, managerial, technical, and business expertise and participated in forming national strategies. She is also the first woman to be internationally awarded the AI prize form VB-San Francisco.

Dr Fatmah Baothman

Faculty Member, KAU,

Member of G20 Task Force, Founder & President of AI Society

Saudi Arabia

A Management Consultant, Executive Advisor, and Business Director specialising in Digitalisation across EME, most recently leading initiatives to support telcos and banks in extracting value from advanced analytics insights

Edward Gerges

Principal Advisory Manager,


Saudi Arabia

The Manager of Research and Computing Infrastructure, he is responsible for making KAUST a living lab for digital experiences and innovative concepts.


Head of Digital Experience and Innovation,


Saudi Arabia

With 13 years in the HIT, the latest challenges he took over were implementing ERP and HIS System for hospitals in various stages of operations.




Saudi Arabia

He is a Cyber Security Specialist & Programmer in the Deanship of Information Technology. While at King Abdulaziz University, part of his specialized roles included Digital Forensics, Penetration Testing and BIG IP F5.


Chief Information Security Officer,

SALAMA Cooperative Insurance Company

Saudi Arabia

He brings in more than 20 years of experience in the area of IT Security across multiple domains like Identity and Access Management, Data Security, Cloud Security and Infrastructure Security.

Vijay Bharti

CISO and Senior VP of Cyber Security practice,

Happiest Minds


Mohammad Ali Shalan

Director for Digital Transformation,

Project Management Institute (PMI)

Saudi Arabia

Muhammad Tariq Ahmed Khan

Head of Information Security Audits,

Arab National Bank

Saudi Arabia

Abdelmajed Ahmed Saeed

Senior CyberSecurity Consultant,


Saudi Arabia

Kamran Mushtaq Ahmed

Assistant General Manager,

Samba Financial Group

Saudi Arabia

Imran Naseem

Head of IT (GCC),

Hikma Pharmaceuticals

Saudi Arabia