Middle East CISO 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 CISOs 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 CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Khalid AlMaraghi

Qatar Energy
CISO

Basim AlRuwaii

Saudi Aramco
CISO

Ahmed Alketbi

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority
CISO

Mesfer Almesfer

Neom
Group CISO

Naif Alotaibi

Public Investment Fund
SVP, Digital & Technology

Yasser Alswailem

Saudi Telecom Company
Group CISO

Alex Constantinidis

QNB
Group CISO

Thomas Heuckeroth

Emirates GROUP
Group CISO

Governing Body Members

Abdullah Al-Barwani

Omantel
GM Corporate Security

Abdulmohsen AlEiban

Royal Commission for Riyadh City
CISO

Ali AlSabhan

Saudi British Bank
CISO

Reem AlShammari

Kuwait Oil
Digital Transformation Leader

Khalifa AlShamsi

Dubai Islamic Bank
SVP - Head of Information Security

Asem Alhusaini

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology
CISO

Ali Alkazimi

Burgan Bank
CISO

Mohammed Almutairi

MOMRAH
Sr. Cybersecurity Consultant

Almuthna Aloqla

Saudi Arabia Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
CISO

Mouza Alromaithi

Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company
CISO

Khalid Alsahli

Alibaba Cloud KSA
Cybersecurity GM

Sheldon Bennett

Ahli United Bank
CISO & Group Head of Info and Cyber Security

Olivier Busolini

Mashreq Bank
CISO

Nick Charnley

TAQA
CISO - Vice President Cyber Security

Georges De Moura

EDGE Group
Group CISO

Philippe Lopez

Cigna Healthcare Middle East
Head of Security, International Health

Viji Mohan

ADCB
SVP - Head of Information & Physical Security

Sultan Moraished

Red Sea Global
CISO

Nayef Trad

Alfardan Group
CISO

Mohamed Ujaimi

KAUST
CISO

Tushar Vartak

RAKBANK
EVP & Head, Information, Cyber Security and Fraud Prevention


Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CISOs 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 CISO 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 CISO 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 CISO Executive Summit

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

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