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Her Excellency Dr. Aisha Butti Bin Bishr
Director General, Smart Dubai Office
His Excellency Abdul Baset Al Janahi
Chief Executive Officer, Dubai SME
Younus Al Nasser
Assistant Director General, Chief Executive Officer of the Dubai Data Establishment
Aaron Oliver
Head of Digital Commerce - Middle East and Africa Lead, Mastercard
Abdul Haseeb Basit
Chief Financial Officer, Innovate Finance
Abdulrahman Tarabzouni
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, STVentures
Abdulrazzaq AlMutawa
Chief Executive Officer and General Manger, Ghaliah
Aby Thomas
Editor in Chief, Entrepreneur Middle East
Ahmad Bashour
Managing Director, ITP Live
Ajlan Gun
Vice President of Digital Commerce, Al Tayer Group
Alexandra Tohme
Head of Strategy, Eight Creative Technology
Alpesh Doshi
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Fintricity
Amad Almsaodi
Chief Executive Officer, Aqarmap.com
Amir Farha
Co-founder and Managing Partner, BECO Capital
Ankush Chibber
Managing Editor, Inc. Arabia
Ashraf Zeitoon
Chief Executive Officer - Dubia, Smaat
Benjamin Masse
Managing Director - UK, Triton Digital
C.V Suvi
Managing Director, Content - Middle East, Publicis Media
Chris Adelsbach
Managing Director, Techstars
Chris Free
General Manager - UAE and Qatar, Uber
Christos Mastoras
Founder and Managing Partner, Iliad Partners
Craig Moore
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Beehive
Crystal Worthem
Marketing Director - Middle East and Africa, Ford
Dan Hu
General Manager - Middle East and Africa, Alibaba Cloud
Dana Adhami
‎Head of MENA, Maker Studios
Dani Afiouni
Regional Director of Consumer Engagement & Media - MENA, PepsiCo
Daniel Merege
Founder, CityTech
Danish Farhan
Chief Executive Officer, Xische & Co
Danny Abla
Founder, Rider Technologies
Dany Farha
Co-Founder and CEO, BECO Capital
Daria Solovieva
Founder and Editor In Chief, ella Media
Darren Taylor
Chief Design Officer, CLEARLY
David Gilford
Senior Director, Intersection
Dmitry Galperin
Principal, Runa Capital
Ehab Alshurafa
Managing Partner and Chief Business Officer, ​​ArabiaWeather
Elie Nasr
Co-founder and Managing Partner, FOO
Fadi Ghosn
Chief Marketing Officer - Middle East, Nissan
Faisal Khan
Banking & Payments Consultant + FinTech Scout for VCs/PE,
Geet Bhalla
​Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, HolidayMe
Hani Saif
Chief Information Officer, United Electronics Co. – eXtra
Heather Sharp
Director - Economics, KPMG
Idriss Al Rifai
Founder and CEO, Fetchr
Imad Sarrouf
Commercial and Technology Director, DMS
Issa Aghabi
Investment Officer, IFC World Bank
James Welch
Founder and Digital Acceleration Consultant, Orchestra Middle East
Jayash Patel
Head of Liv, Emirates NBD
Jeff Lynn
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Seedrs
Jeffrey Abbott
General Partner, Wasabi Ventures
Jessy El Murr
Social Media Producer/Presenter, SkyNews Arabia
John Stoneman
General Manager - Europe, Triplelift
John Todary
Regional Commercial Director, Buzzeff.tv
Jonathan Labin
Managing Director - Middle East, North Africa & Pakistan, Facebook
Julien Mosse
COO, Ligatus
Justin Mlynarski
Regional Head of digital - MENA, UM
Kaveh Vessali
Senior Partner, NXN (Formerly neXgen)
Kerim Ozbakirci
Senior Marketing Director - MENA, Adidas Group
Kunal Kapoor
Chief Executive Officer, ​​The Luxury Closet
Kushal Shah
Managing Partner, Roland Berger
Lauren Maillian
Entrepreneur, Global Marketer, Startup Advisor, Speaker, TV Personality and Best-Selling Author,
Leah Duquemin
Group Account Director, Socialize Agency
Lewaa Hamadeh
Technology Solutions Manager, Maddict
Liely Bullock
Enterprise Partnerships Manager - EMEA, Statiq
Luke Krueger
President, VA Angels International
Mahmoud Fouz
Chief Executive Officer, Easy Middle East (EasyTaxi)
Mansour Salameh
Client Solutions Manager - Retail & E-Commerce, MENA, Facebook
Marcus Siddons
Managing Director - MENA, Xaxis
Matthew Gardiner
Founder, CatchLondon
Maud Moawad
Founder and Managing Director, Maddict
Maya Hojeij
Chief Editor, Presenter, Dubai TV
Mohamed Abdeljalil
Business Development and Community Program Manager, HERE
Mohammed Khudairi
Managing Partner of Khudairi Group, Co-Founder of TechHub
Mona Ataya
Chief Executive Officer, Mumzworld
Muhammad Arrabi
Chief Executive Officer, ecommerce SEA
Nabil Borhanu
President and Managing Member, Graphene Ventures
Naveed Minhas
Banking Industry Leader MEA, Global Business Services, IBM
Nour Al Masri
Regional Digital Media Director, Sayidaty Magazine
Omar Christidis
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, ArabNet
Omar Hashem
Executive Vice President and Head, Digital Banking Division, The National Commercial Bank
Omar Madi
Head of Performance Media, Performics
Ovais Naqvi
Managing Director, The Abraaj Group
Owen Davis
Managing Director, NYC Seed
Rabih Dabboussi
Senior Vice President - Sales, Marketing & Business Development, DarkMatter
Rashed AlRashed
Managing Partner, Tamm Investments
Rasool Hujair
Chief Executive Officer, Najm
Rita Makhoul
Managing Editor, Arabnet
Rizwan Rajpoot
Managing Director – Digital Retailing, Al Futtaim
Ronit Ghose
Managing Director, Global Banks Sector Head, Citi Research
Sara Buluggiu
Managing Director - Italy, Spain and MENA, Rubicon Project
Sarah Cunningham
Head of Demand Generation - EMEA, AdRoll
Sebastian Schindler
Global Insights Lead, Inskin
Shafi Alam
Head of CRM & Data, Samsung Gulf Electronics
Shaikha Al Falasi
Engineer - Sustainable Energy Program, MBRSC (Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre)
Sharifa AlBarami
Managing Director, Oman Technology Fund
Simon Sylvester-Chaudhuri
Managing Director, Smart Cities NYC
Sonia Weymuller
Partner, VentureSouq
Stanislas Brunais
Senior Director, Performance - UAE, OMD
Steve Parker
Chief Executive Officer - Middle East, Publicis Media
Steve Plimsoll
Chief Digital and Data Officer - Middle East, PwC
Tamara Pupic
Managing Editor, Entrepreneur Middle East
Tammer Qaddumi
Partner, VentureSouq
Tariq Al Asiri
Co-Founder, Argaam
Tim Lea
Chief Executive officer of Veredictum.io, Author of Blockchain Book
Tim Wolfs
Managing Director, Startupbootcamp Smart Cities
Todd OBrien
Managing Director, Startupbootcamp Smart Cities
Tony Graham
Managing Director, Experience Training
Ulugbek Yuldashev
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, awok.com
Usama Qasem
Regional Marketing Communication Manager, IKEA
Ussal Şahbaz
Innovation Leader - Turkey, GE
Vivian Law
Corporate Innovation Director at Chinaccelerator MOX, Investment Associate at SOSV
Wael Attili
Co-Founder, Kharabeesh
Wael Nafee
Vice President of Product, Careem
Waleed AlBallaa​
Partner, STVentures
Walid Hanna
Founder and Managing Partner, Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP)
Wesam Lootah
Chief Executive Officer, Smart Dubai Government
Zafer Younis
Partner, 500 Startups
Zahir Khoja
Senior Vice President, Global Acceptance Product Development and Innovation, MasterCard
Ziad Matar
Senior Director, Business Development - Middle East and Central Asia, Qualcomm Technologies
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