Middle East CIO Community


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Join a powerful network of C-level peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CIOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs
  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
Insights
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
Connections
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

Middle East CIO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Middle East CIO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CIOs, for CIOs.

Co-Chairs

Saud Al Dhawyani

Emirates NBD
CTO

Hamad Al-Qayed

Qatar Energy
CIO

Khalid AlMutairi

Maaden
CIO

Sabri Albreiki

Etisalat
Group CIO & CTO

Carlo Nizam

Emirates Global Aluminum
CDO

Governing Body Members

Mohamed Abdel Razek

Mashreq Bank
Group CIO

Sultan Abukoshaim

SASO
Vice Governor for Digital Transformation and Data

Hazim Al Ahmadi

Savola Group
IT Executive Director

Yousef Al Riyami

AD Ports Group
CIO

Ahmad Al-Hashemi

Qatar Petrochemical Company
Chief Strategy, Procurement & Information Officer

Abdullah Al-Jaber

General Authority for Military Industries
GM of IT

Amal Al-Mansoori

Kahramaa
CIO

Anas Al-Reemi

Digital Government Authority KSA
Vice Governor of Technologies & Solutions

Shahah Alagil

Royal Commission for Riyadh City
CIO

Yazeed Alfaris

Saudi Telecom Company
CIO

Khalid Alghligah

Ministry of Sports KSA
Deputy Minister, Digital Transformation

Hany Almansour

Saudi General Authority of Foreign Trade
GM Information Technology

Hakem Alsagri

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology
VP of Digital Transformation

Willem Both

Kerzner International
CIO

Alan Brouard

ADQ Aviation and Aerospace Services
CIO

Saqib Chaudhry

Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare
CIO

Piyush Chowhan

Panda Retail
Group CIO

Pierre Eid

Azadea Group
Group Head of IT

Mario Foster

Al Ghurair
Group CIO

Joseph George

Doha Bank Q.P.S.C
Group Chief Digital & Information Officer

Shrenik Jain

Siemens MENA
CIO & SVP, IT for Middle East

Ali Jumaily

Sharaf Group
Group CIO

Suhail Kadri

Hamad International Airport
Senior VP, Technology & Innovation

Sean Langton

ADCB
CIO

Onder Mete

Abdul Latif Jameel
Corporate CIO

El Bachir Nejjari

Olayan Group
Group CIO

Damian O'Gara

Kent
Chief Digital & Information Officer

Jaroslaw Pietraszko

Iffco
CIO

Sreedhar Reddy

Aldar
Executive Director - Group Digital Services

Hilmi Rifai

Al Rostamani Group
Group CIO

Jason Roos

KAUST
CIO

Sebastian Samuel

AW Rostamani
CIO

Mohammed Sater

Bapco Energies
VP, IT

Fady Sleiman

Mantrac Group
Group CIO

Taha Tkito

Americana Foods
CIO


Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CIOs today.

  1. Strengthening Partnerships for Wider Business Impact
  2. Illustrating IT and Security's Value through Business-first Initiatives
  3. Shaping the Efficient Enterprise with AI & Automation

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

27 March 2024 | 1 hour

Middle East CIO Town Hall

Secure Digital Business – Sharing Accountability Across the Organisation

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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VIRTUAL

14 May 2024 | 1 hour

Middle East CIO Town Hall

Middle East CIO & CISO Town Hall

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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IN-PERSON

September 2024 | 1 day

Middle East CIO Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led program with new connections and with actionable insights.

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