Speakers

Our esteemed Speakers reperesent Global & MENA internet industry leads from Google, Facebook, Twitter , linkedIn, Uber and IBM and others from government as well and free zones, investors, and startup,. Were they gather to shade the light on local internet community.
H.E Hamad AL Mansoori

H.E Hamad AL Mansoori

Director General Telecommunication Regulatory Authority
H. E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori currently holds the position of Director General at the General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector (TRA) in the UAE, empowered by virtue of the Federal Law by ...
Chris Free

Chris Free

Managing Director Uber UAE & Qatar
Chris Free graduated from the Uni. of Manchester in 2007 and went on to spend the first 4 years of his career within the Strategy Practice at Accenture in London. Following that, Chris joined WPSChallenger, an ...
Selim J. Eddé

Selim J. Eddé

Google Head of Public Policy, Middle East and North Africa
Eddé​ develops and leads public policy campaigns across the full range of policy areas that impact Google and the web. Key issues include technology innovation, economic development and intellectual property. ...
H.E. Saeed Matar Al Marri

H.E. Saeed Matar Al Marri

Deputy CEO Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for SME Development
With over 18 years of managerial experience in senior governmental roles and in the Islamic Banking sector, Saeed Matar Al Marri is currently the Deputy CEO of Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for SME ...
George Salama

George Salama

Head of Public Policy & Government Relations MENA, Twitter, Inc.
George Salama is the Head of Public Policy & Government Relations – Middle East and North Africa, for Twitter, Inc. In his role, George is leading the strategic engagement with key governments, political ...
Krysta Fox

Krysta Fox

Executive Director, Free Zone
With a thoroughly international background, Krysta has lived and completed work assignments in a variety of countries ranging from Spain to South Africa, as well as a significant period working in her native ...
Samer Geissah

Samer Geissah

Samer Geissah Vice President, Innovation, Commercial, EITC (du)
Samer Geissah Vice President, Innovation, Commercial, EITC (du) With over 20 years of experience on both Operator and Vendor sides Samer brings strong and comprehensive hands-on experience to the areas of ...
Rajai El Khadem

Rajai El Khadem

Head of LinkedIn - Middle East & North Africa
Rajai El Khadem is currently the Head of LinkedIn MENA for Public Sector Talent Solutions looking after building successful partnerships with the middle east region Governments to create economic ...
Mohammad Al Zarooni

Mohammad Al Zarooni

Programs & Policy Director - mGov , Telecommunication Regulatory Authority
Mohammad Al Zarooni is the “Director Policy & programs Department” at the Telecommunications Regularity Authority (TRA). He is leading the transformation process into smart government; responsible of the ...
Zak Alfassi

Zak Alfassi

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER, MIDDLE EAST, NORTH & WEST AFRICA AT FACEBOOK
Zak is a hands on technology entrepreneur with a decade of experience building products and scaling tech startups. He is leading Facebook’s Platform and Developer partnerships efforts across the Middle East, ...
Mona Ataya

Mona Ataya

Founder of CEO and Founder of mumzworld.com
Mona Ataya is the CEO and Founder of mumzworld.com, the Middle East’s First and Largest shopping site for all things Mother, Baby and Child.Prior to mumzworld, Mona has had a track record of impressive and ...
Idriss Al Rifai

Idriss Al Rifai

CEO of Fechr
Idriss Al Rifai is an entrepreneur passionate about disrupting the Middle East retail market with technologies and customer-centric services that enable the growth of e-commerce in the region. Idriss has ...
Essa AlZaabi

Essa AlZaabi

Senior Vice President - Support Services Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Human Capital and Corporate Business Support professional, Essa Ali bin Salem Al-Zaabi is a proven UAE leader and business entrepreneur, with the ability to rapidly mobilize teams to achieve organizational ...
Baher Esmat

Baher Esmat

ICANN Regional Vice President
Baher Esmat is a leading voice on Internet policy and regulatory issues in the Middle East. In his role as ICANN Regional Vice President, Baher is a keen facilitator of collaboration and dialogue between ICANN ...
Omar Al Mahmoud

Omar Al Mahmoud

CEO ICTFund
Omar is a multitalented individual with extensive industry expertise on the latest technologies and currently heads the ICT Fund, a UAE federal investment fund focused on Education, R&D, Incubation & National ...
Omar Soudodi

Omar Soudodi

Managing Director PayFort
Omar is the Managing Director of PayFort one the leading online payment service providers in the Arab World. Prior to PayFort Omar successfully launched Souq.com in Egypt to become one of top 30 most visited ...
Philippe Fanjere

Philippe Fanjere

Managing Director and VP Middle East and Africa, Maestrano EMEA DMCC
Developing programs with Governments, Financial Institutions, Telecommunication providers and leading Audit firms leveraging the innovative Maestrano digital platform to radically change the way we support our ...
Assem Khalaili

Assem Khalaili

Executive Vice President of Industry Services for Siemens Middle East
Based in the United Arab Emirates, Khalaili has held a number of management roles across the industrial sector including in planning, maintenance and project execution. Joining Siemens in the UAE in 2005, ...
Dr. Sabah Al-Binali

Dr. Sabah Al-Binali

Active investor and Entrepreneurial leader
Dr. Sabah Hamad al-Sabah al-Binali is an active investor and entrepreneurial leader, with a track record of financing, building and growing companies in the Mena region. He shares his experiences in The ...
Sebastien Marteau

Sebastien Marteau

Founder & CEO of ICONICTION
Sébastien Marteau is the founder and CEO of ICONICTION. ICONICTION is a regional leader in proximity marketing, location based advertising, retail analytics and IoT technologies. Iconiction has a very diverse ...
Salah Alhalyan

Salah Alhalyan

CEO, Bizat.com
In the late 1980s Salah S. Al-Halyan started his career in the field of finance with The Prudential of America, USA. Having participated in The Prudential training programs (PTP), he worked as a registered ...
Hussam Mohsineh

Hussam Mohsineh

GM Sahem.ae
Hussam Mohsineh is an innovation enabler with a spectrum of practical experience across key areas of training, mentoring, and developing startups and online businesses. He worked with top partners in UAE on a ...
Shahzad Bhatti

Shahzad Bhatti

Founder & CEO Sharethisspace.ae
Shahzad Bhatti has been at the pulse of the Startup scene in Dubai for the past 5 years having launched The Bureau Dubai, one of the first co-working entrepreneurial communities in Downtown Dubai. After ...
Julia Jackle

Julia Jackle

Julia Jackle is the co-founder and CEO, Creative971
Julia Jackle is the co-founder and CEO of the UAE based company Creative971, a Digital Marketing and E-Commerce specialized Agency that is rated as #1 leading Shopify Experts Agency in the UAE and GCC. ...
Nico Jackle

Nico Jackle

co-founder and Head of Development of Creative971
Nico Jackle is the co-founder and Head of Development of Creative971, a UAE based company that is a Digital Marketing and E-Commerce specialized Agency, which is rated as #1 leading Shopify Experts Agency in ...
Dani Blizzard

Dani Blizzard

Associate Director MENA, Digital Guru
I specialise in eCommerce & digital marketing recruitment from mid-level roles all the way up to C-Level/Board Appointments. Industries include Retail, Travel, Leisure & Hospitality, Healthcare, Oil & Gas, ...
Saif Kidwai

Saif Kidwai

Associate Dirctor MENA, Digital Guru
Studied Financial Economics at University – I'm that numbers guy! Having graduated, I had a friend that was working in recruitment and mentioned what they did, how interesting it was and of course the rewards! ...