Speakers 2018-04-20T13:08:56+00:00

A PhD holder in AI from the University of Utrecht – Netherlands, and has a wealth of experience in leading strategic change processes.

DR. BERND VAN LINDER  

Chief Executive Officer
Commercial Bank of Dubai
United Arab Emirates

Susan is an autodidact civic technologist in AI & blockchain space. She also has an international media experience with her work published in or aired on major media outlets.

SUSAN OH

Chair of AI
BIF, United Nations General Assembly
United States

One of the Middle East’s youngest start-up entrepreneur and investor.

DANISH FARHAN

 CEO
Xische Holdings
United Arab Emirates

A visionary in the field of technology, serves as an advisor to governments and as a board member in many startups.

AMIR HUSAIN

Founder & CEO
SparkCognition
United States

15+ years of international B2B event organiser experience, and has successfully organised the Middle East’s biggest blockchain summit in 2017.

   MOHAMMED SALEEM 

 Chief Executive Officer
Trescon
India

A thought leader with over 20 years of experience in diverse sectors and advisor to MENA governments on digital transformation

DR. SID AHMED BENRAOUANE

Senior Advisory Board Member, Trescon
Professor, Carlson School of Management, UMN
United Arab Emirates

Nikhil Jain’s ObEN devises an accurate virtual representation of an individual for the digital ecosphere. Interesting technology to look out for!

NIKHIL JAIN

CEO & Co-founder
ObEN
United States

As a thought leader, was appointed as a Senior Fellow at the International Cyber Security Centre at George Mason University, Virginia.

DR. SATYAM PRIYADARSHY

Chief Data Scientist, Halliburton;
Senior Advisory Board Member, Trescon
United States

AI and Robotics expert who deals with the implementation of Deep Machine Learning in the field of education

DR. NIKOLAOS MAVRIDIS

Founder and Director, Interactive Robots and Media Lab
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 Greece

A highly skilled and experienced individual in financial crime analytics, anti-money laundering, lending fraud, credit card fraud, sanctions, compliance and operations risk.

 SAFDAR HUSSAIN 

 Lead Data Scientist
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
United Arab Emirates

An award winning business woman , Founder, Angel Investor, CMO, Licensee of the TEDxLeicester chapter and technology advisor who aims to disrupt mindsets and perceptions within the community.

 SIDDHI TRIVEDI 

Founder
Beowulf Proof Work
United Kingdom

CEO of AI based company Perpetuuiti which implements an ‘Intelligent Digital Workforce with Cognitive Capabilities’.

ROHIL SHARMA

Founder & CEO
Perpetuuiti
India

A serial entrepreneur with a passion for disruptive innovation and technology, has previously founded four startups including one successful exit.

DAVID LLORENTE

CEO & Co-founder
Narrativa
Spain

Founder of ‘Bankorus’ which is an AI-powered crypto-wealth management platform and security token marketplace built with blockchain.

GREGORY VANDENBERGH

 CEO
Bankorus
 China

An experienced technical manager with a strong background in operations within the digital marketing and advertising industry.

PIETER HUIGE

COO
Effect.AI
Netherland

Dubbed as the ‘Innovator in a white coat’, Shabeer is a practicing neurologist who started Universal Hospital, which has grown into a conglomerate with business interests across North America, India and the Middle East.

DR. SHABEER NELLIKODE

Founder & Managing Director
Universal Hospital
United Arab Emirates

An enterprising businessman who is developing businesses using the intersection of Blockchain, IoT and and Artificial Intelligence.

MUHAMMED ARAFATH

Director
Apla
United Arab Emirates

Has worked with multiple MNCs to develop strategy using Big Data and Consumer Trends in accordance with AI.

DEEPAK RAO

Founder & CEO
Pivotchain Solutions
United Arab Emirates