Dr Sid advises senior leaders and executive teams in the government and the private sector on developing and implementing frameworks to forecast, predict, and make projections about business events that may impact their strategy.


Advisor, Dubai Police;

Professor, Carlson School of Management, UMN

United Arab Emirates

An award-winning veteran in the application of political and computing power towards population-level wellness, creating more resilient societies through the ever-improving the vitality of individual denizens.

Mubaraka M. Ibrahim

Director - Information Technology Department

Ministry of Health and Prevention

United Arab Emirates

Previously, H.E. Hussain served as the Director General of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a Member of the UAE Chamber Federation, and GCC Chambers for 8 years where he oversaw management and operations including the provision of services to its members.

H E Hussain Mohammed Al Mahmoudi


Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP)

United Arab Emirates

Dr. Ahmad is Solutions Lead on AI & Data science at Google MENA HQs in Dubai and leads the Machine Learning & Data Science group to transform the marketing and ads ecosystem in the MENA region using AI techniques.

Dr Ahmad Khwileh

Data Science and AI Solutions Lead

Google MENA

United Arab Emirates

Khawla Albadi

Head of Innovation and Technology

Etihad Airways

United Arab Emirates

Ziad leads the business intelligence functions that focus on measuring the analytical performance of sectors and translating data into insights to lead destination marketing campaigns.

Ziad Ali Mohamad

Director - Business Intelligence

Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism

United Arab Emirates

Eng. Safi’s career highlights include developing the first Artificial Intelligent field engineer, developing the federal plan to retrofit all road network lights to LED and creating the performance-based contract for the federal road assets management system.

Eng Ammar Majed Safi

Member in Innovation & AI Team

Under Secretary Office, Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, UAE

United Arab Emirates

In addition to being a member of DL(Blockchain) & Artificial Intelligence, Taskforce - Ministry of ICT, Government of Kenya, Mr Onyango possesses expertise in leading crisis communication response, anticipating emerging issues and developing viable solutions.


Member of Distributed Ledgers and AI TaskForce, Ministry of Information,

Communication and Technology Government of Kenya


Often referred to as 'Venture Idealist', Dr. Satyam is one of the Top 50 candidates in India nominated to be on the Corporate Boards by the AgendaWeek, The Financial Times Group publication.


Technology Fellow & Chief Data

Scientist - Halliburton;

United States

Dr. Ozkaya is a leading Cybersecurity Professional with business development, management, and Academic skills who focuses on securing the Cyber Space & sharing his real-life skills as a Security Advisor.

Dr Erdal Ozkaya

Managing Director/ Head of Information and Cyber Security

Standard Chartered Bank

United Arab Emirates

An award-winning, innovative, results-driven IT executive, Mr. Umesh Moolchandani is a tech-savvy, seasoned senior IT professional with strong business acumen and leadership skills leveraging over 2 decades of experience of creating business value through technology.

Umesh Moolchandan

Group Head of IT

Bin Dasmal Group

United Arab Emirates

A world-renowned expert in marketing, technology and future vision, Dr. Vianello works with leaders and organizations in nearly every industry to help transform company culture and create a better working world.

Prof Silvia Vianello

Director Innovation Center

SP JAIN School of Global Management

United Arab Emirates

Mr Sandeep is a Global Operations and Technology Leader in Financial Services with over 30 years’ experience across the likes of Blue Chip Organisations: Barclays and Morgan Stanley to name a few.

Sandeep Chouhan

EVP - Group Head Operations & Technology

Mashreq Bank

United Arab Emirates

Dr Ebrahim holds a master’s degree with specialisation in Cyber Security. He holds worldwide security certifications like CISSP, CISA, CISM, GPEN, ISO 27001 LA, and COBIT5 I. & A. and has been an expert speaker and panel member in security events and summits

Dr Ebrahim Al Alkeem

Cybersecurity and AI Expert

Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation

United Arab Emirates

With over 30 years of ICT experience, he architects practical & business focused solutions using new-age technologies.


CTO EcoSystem,


United Arab Emirates

The Chairman of ‘Ideas Arabia’ and ‘Ideas Emirates’ and an accomplished business transformation expert with a proven track record in developing innovation culture methodologies for government departments across the UAE.


Head of Innovation Centre

Dubai Customs

United Arab Emirates

Sana has previously served as a government consultant in the areas of communication strategy, innovation, intrapreneurship, stakeholder engagement and partnership building.

Sana Bagersh



United Arab Emirates

Mr Foster possesses a wealth of experience leading complex IT business transformation projects, system enhancement solutions, information security, and infrastructure development solutions including private and public Cloud based solutions.

Mario Foster

Group CIO

Al Naboodah Group Enterprises

United Arab Emirates

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

Mohamad Charafeddine

Sr Director of Product, and Head of Data & AI


United Arab Emirates

Mr Chowan is an experienced professional working in areas of Retail Strategy, Business Analytics, Customer Loyalty and CRM, Retail Business Consulting and Supply Chain Management.

Piyush Kumar Chowhan

Chief Information Officer

LuLu Group International

United Arab Emirates

With over 19 years of experience, Mr Ibrahim has worked with several Banks and Financial institutes globally, partnered with Fintech and Startups to enable payment services.

Shafique R Ibrahim

Group Head of IT

Al Fardan Group

United Arab Emirates

With over 25 years of experience, Mr. Raed has amassed deep technology know-how coupled with practical and operational business sense providing advice to enterprises in the area of Digital Transformation spanning FMCG, Insurance, Telecom, and Healthcare.

Raed Hafez

Managing Director

Nuummite Consulting

United Arab Emirates

DR Dheeraj Bhardwaj

Group CEO

Arnab Mobility/ Mawared Energy

United Arab Emirates

Mohamed G. Abdalmksoud is a top-performing IT director with over 18 years’ experience managing business applications, technology innovation, IT security, and services management.


Director of Information Technology

Alzahra Pvt Hospital Dubai

United Arab Emirates

Mr Chaudhry is a thought leader with over 20 years of experience in Cyber Security, IT Infrastructure Mgmt, Enterprise Risk Mgmt, Business Resilience, Data Privacy, Audit & Compliance.

Saqib Chaudhry

Chief Information Security Officer

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates

The director of the Artificial Intelligence Centre of Excellence based in GEMS Dubai American Academy, Sreejit worked as an external consultant supporting schools in implementing Robotics and STEM-based solutions.

Sreejit Chakrabarty

Director - Artificial Intelligence & Robotics

GEMS Dubai American Academy

United Arab Emirates

Sanjay Nadkarni

Director of Innovation & Research

Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management

United Arab Emirates


Business Development Director


United Arab Emirates

With immense experience in software development and strategy, Sujith focuses on empowering organizations to harness the full potential of their data assets and empowers customers to make quicker decisions.



Data Semantics

United Arab Emirates

Mr. Nadeem is an internationally known expert in the field of transport planning, Innovative Smart Mobility Solutions and new generation big data and transport modeling with extensive experience in Future Mobility and Smart Cities Planning.


Director, ME Transport and Future Mobility Leader


United Arab Emirates