#Unleash
the Might

30 MAY - MOROCCO | 5 JUNE - UAE | 6 JUNE - QATAR | 11 JUNE - KUWAIT | 23 JUNE - OMAN | 25 JUNE - BAHRAIN | 25 JUNE - EGYPT | 26 JUNE - GERMANY | 4 JULY - KSA | 19 JULY - PHILIPPINES | 22 JULY - INDONESIA | 24 JULY - MALAYSIA | 26 JULY - SINGAPORE | 26 JULY - CHINA | 26 JULY - MACAU | 26 JULY - HONG KONG | 06 AUG - MUMBAI,INDIA | 08 AUG - KERALA,INDIA | 08 AUG - NIGERIA | 09 AUG - GHANA | 16 AUG - KENYA | 16 AUG - UK | 28 AUG - BRAZIL | 29 AUG - PAKISTAN | 15 to 19 SEP - SOUTH AFRICA FINALE

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Do you hear the Trumpet!! About the Event

The World CIO 200 Summit, globally renowned as the largest CIO Leadership program, is back with its 2024 edition!

Building on the Powerful History, Success, and Strength of the last 8 years, the summit is all set to transcend new barriers to UNVEIL AND UNLEASH the never-seen-before Might of the IT Industry Titans.

Well, the spotlight this year is not stopping at the doors of the CIOs but also aims to showcase the might of the IT industry solution providers alike, presenting a fascinating platform for both the world to come together on a single global platform.

MAY SEP 2024

Mega CIO Roadshow

Countries
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CIOs
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Speakers & Thought leaders
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Days of Leadership
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Journey 2024

Meet the Mighty Savanna Elephant

This year, our symbol of strength and resilience is the Savanna Elephant. Majestic and wise, the elephant represents the ability to overcome challenges, navigate complexities, and lead with unwavering determination. Join us as we embark on a journey to unleash the might within the realms of technology and leadership.

EVENT NEWS

Fantastic event.. Kudos to Team GEC

Vivek Zakarde IndusInd Bank

It was a well organized and well planned event. Organizing an event for such a large gathering has its challenges and the team on board handled it well. So, No regrets.

AIJAZUR RAHMAN QURAISHI MOHAMMED Public Works Authority - Ashghal

A good learning experience and networking with new attendees at the same time ."

NEZAR ALTURKI Ministry of Saudi Arabia National Guard

The Global CIO Forum significantly enriched my expertise and leadership in technology through insightful events, fostering connections with industry leaders, while also commendably championing diversity and inclusivity, thereby empowering individuals and fortifying the IT industry.

Aaron Lee YF Life Insurance

I extend my heartfelt appreciation to the entire GCF & GEC team for their meticulous organization of events, enabling valuable global networking and idea exchange.

Syed Fakruddin Albeez King Abdullah Economic CityKing Abdullah Economic City

The Global CIO Grand finale event was a remarkable gathering of diverse thought leaders and visionaries, featuring an outstanding lineup of speakers. I am grateful for the opportunity to have participated and commend the GEC Media team for skillfully uniting such a diverse and insightful group of professionals

Samit Jha Petrochem Middle East FZE

I'm delighted to hear about the positive experience at the CIO 200 event, finding it both enjoyable and informative. The diverse and engaging topics, coupled with the speakers' high expertise, evidently provided a valuable opportunity to partake in comprehensive IT discussions and gain insights from industry experts.

Nagi Reddy Bommareddy Q Ceramic / Uniceramic Qatar

"Very exciting and informative. Moreover, it was a good opportunity to network with our peers from different industries. Good luck"

Eng. Khaled Alnuaimi Eastern Province Principality (Emara)

The bar rises up every time during the annual events. The mix of technology, sustainability, personal health & entertainment gives a wonderful flavour to the event.

Chander Raina Grand Regency Doha

It was wonderful, Hosting was Excellent. Great Event. Looking for next exciting event

Syed Amjad Ali Hassans Optician Co

The event was a remarkable gathering of experts, offering invaluable life lessons for personal and professional growth. The exceptional organization and evident dedication from the GEC team made the experience truly priceless, showcasing a phenomenal and unparalleled concept that promises further growth and success

Peter Gesper DP world

This event was absolutely fantastic! Attending was a delight, and the hospitality from Raunak, Tushar, Anushree, and the entire team was beyond compare.

Sunando Chaudhuri ADNEC Group

The organizing team succeeded in getting all the participants at a central location, although some improvements can be made. Suggested enhancements include avoiding 'Space' topics, delving deeper into Autonomous driving advancements, addressing the future Tech and CIO outlook for the next five years, and ensuring a more globally relevant approach in talks and music.

Tony Wong IGB Berhad

Amazing, the organisers are like family ❤️,.love the passport idea. best thing is to engage and definitely have fun but act professionally to assist others. Love GEC ❤️

Aamir Khan Al Tayer Group

Well-organized line up of speakers and workshops kept a good and steady momentum and involvement from the attendees throughout the day.

Jason Heng YTL Communications

It was great experience not only recognize the effort, platform where we can meet people from all around the globe and see how they are doing good in different industries

Ashfaque Ahmed Bankislami pakistan limited

Amazing event for networking and collaboration and knowledge sharing

Ali Alaradi MoFA

Very good networking and learned many new things, thanks to GEC Media and CIO global forum

VijayKumar Dayinde Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad

The CIO 200 event provided an incredible opportunity to learn from and network with top minds in the IT industry. From insightful keynote speakers discussing the latest trends to enriching panel discussions offering diverse perspectives, along with informative breakout sessions and engaging hands-on workshops, the event was an invaluable experience.

Anas Kamaluddin YBA Kanoo

Excellent planning and execution, Courteous staff, Blending technology and spirituality did work well, the session was really useful,

Selestin Thomas Nissan Digital

The entire event was outstanding. Very well planned sessions with some great speakers. Met some wonderful people from the tech industry beyond borders. Huge appreciation for the GEC Media team for the arrangements. Fantastic job!!

Muhammad Junaid United Motors Group

Great and Amazing experince, that i would like to attend again and agian

Hattan Kutbi National Bank of Kuwait

The event was nothing short of exceptional, flawlessly executed by the organizers. It struck a perfect balance, featuring speakers from diverse walks of life, creating a fusion of fun and profound knowledge

Manish Bindra Galadari group

"The entire event organised in a professional manner credit goes to entire gec team, whole environment was collaborative and positive, group was really amazing and networking opportunities were many.

Sabu P National Bank Of Oman

Speakers 2024

Dean Garvey-North

CIO - Director of Technology and Transformation
Affinity Water

Manoj Saxena

Chairman
RosettaNet GS1 Singapore,Digital standards consortium

Ilham Ismail

Head of IT & Data | CISO
Karibu Community Homes

Suja Raghav

Territory Sales Manager
Kissflow

Prashant Kurhade

DGM IT
Suhana Group (Pravin Masale)

Vinay Awasthi

Managing Director Greater Asia
HP

Giles Lindsay

CIO
Agile Delta Consulting

Nicole Tretwer

VP Business Development Integrated Logistics

Rashik Parmar

Group Chief Executive
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

Peter Jackson

Chief Data and Technology Officer
Outra

Shabbir Badra

VP & Head IT
Apraava Energy

Philip A. Varilla

Assistant Secretary for Infostructure Management
Department of Information and Communications Technology

Shrenik Kothari

Regional IT Head
Gestamp Automotive India

Rahul Mergu

Vice President IT
MarketsandMarkets Research Pvt Ltd

Rajesh Kulkarni

DGM – IT
Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd.

Sabyasachi Chakraborty Thakur

CIO
Parksons Packaging Limited

Ichwan Peryana

Co-Founder & Director
Pinjam Modal (PT Finansial Integrasi Teknologi)

Charlie Valerio

Chief Information Officer
Aboitiz Power Corporation

Mark Kelly

Business Development Manager, Resecurity

Juliana Chua

Sr. Director, Group Digital Technology (Global)
EssilorLuxottica

Loh Sin Yong

Senior Principal Consultant, TradeTrust
Sectoral Transformation Group Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)

Ts. Saiful Bakhtiar Osman

Head of IT - Shared Services, PNB Commercial Sdn. Berhad

Dato’ Ts. Dr. Haji Amirudin Bin Abdul Wahab

Chief Executive Officer
Cybersecurity Malaysia

Ayman AlJabrti

Sr. Account Manager, EBTTIKAR

Clara Lee

Chief, Data Science Practice
NUS-ISS

Natalie Que

Chief Information, Digital and Data Officer - Southeast Asia and North Asia
Kenvue

Dick Wong

Managing Director, Head of Fintech
CCB International

Hamilton Opiyoh

Chief Technology Officer, BuntuLabs

Mayda Lim

Managing Director, Group Technology & Operations
OCBC

Hartnell Ndungi

Chief Data Officer, Africa Regional Operations, Absa Group

Steve Uma

Head, Information Services and Technology, NSIA Insurance Limited

Ravel Lai

Executive Director & CIO
Uni-China Group

Samuel Loki Mbai

Chief ICT Officer, University of Nairobi

Patrick Dasoberi

Chief Technology Officer, CarePoint

Duncan Eric Ogonji

Regional Director IT , Plan International

Nilton Mutungi

Women Enterprise Fund, Manager, ICT

Maurine Awuor Onyango

Director ICT, County Government of Kisumu

Junfeng Zhang

Chief Technology Officer
Porsche Digital China

Dr. Darron Sun

Head of Information Technology
Hong Kong Housing Society

Bernard Rono

Head of ICT, Kenya Tea Packers Limited (Ketepa)

Gilbert Mutai

CIO, Car and General PLC

Benny Jioe

Head of Digital Transformation
PT Zurich Asuransi Indonesia Tbk

Edwin Adiwinata

Chief Information Officer, PT Sepatu Bata Tbk

Abdul Rehman

Regional Sales Director SolarWinds

Shejab El Najjar

Chief Operations Officer, CODE IT

Asim Badhuralam Syed

IT Director, Sanabel Al Salam Food Manufacturing Company

Dr. Mustafa Qurban

IT Consultant, King Fahd Military Medical Complex (KFMMC)

Awais Ahmad

IT & PMO Director, e& enterprise

Nezar Alturki

CIO, Ministry of Saudi Arabia National Guard

Hatem Fatallah

Risk Management Manager
Leading Investment Organization

Dr. Ahmed Balkhair

Co-Chair and Advisory Board Lead, ZIMAM

Adnan Rafique Ahmed

Business Continuity Lead | Enterprise Risk Management, Maaden

Anas Haj Kasem

Director, Growth Advisory, ICT Practice, Frost & Sullivan

Eng. Mohammed Mahnashi

Founding Board Member, CaaS

Ayub Aldakael

Director of Risk Management & BCMM
Government Sector

Hazem Awni Jarrar

Chief Technology Officer
King Faisal Foundation

Dr Mohamed Elfiky

CIO
Alexandria Business Association

Vijaykumar Dayinde

Chief Information Officer
Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB)

Zainol Zainuddin

Chief Technology Officer
iPay88

CH Ngoh

Director, Corporate Information Centre
HELP University

Dr. Peter Leong

Business Director
MyCIO Services

Ts. Ahmad Kamal Hasan Basri

Senior Vice President, Head of Group IT
MARA Corporation

Vijayaananth Arumugam

Head of IT Infra & Data Science
SD Guthrie Research Berhad

Wissam Al Adany

Group Chief Information Officer
Ades Holding

Salah Aldin Farhan

Territory Sales Manager, KSA,Kuwait,Bahrain, LEVANT, Africa
BARCO

Dhafer Alkalbani

Manager IT Infrastructure
Omantel

Sudhir Saini

Sales Manager
Sangfor Technologies

Khalid Al Barwani

IS Audit Manager
Oman Arab Bank

Albert Silva

Director, Information and Communications Technology Center
San Beda University

Lito Villanueva

Executive Vice President and Chief Innovations and Inclusion Officer
Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC)

Kawthar Al Hinai

Head of digital transformation programs
Ministry of transport, communication and information technology

Younis Al-Anqoudi

Head of Information and Communication Technology
Transom

Alex Ustaris

CTO
PHINMA Education Holdings, Inc.

Francis Chiu

First Vice President IT
BDO Unibank

Dr. Mary Joy Abueg

National ICT Confederation of the Philippines
Vice President

​Dennis D. Omila

Executive Vice President Chief Transformation Officer
Union Bank of the Philippines

Julius Caesar Principe

Chief Information and Transformation Officer
FWD Life Insurance Philippines

Sheridan Leroy P. Laroza

Senior Director Information Technology APAC
Clinical Research Group Thermo Fisher Scientific

Robert Sanchez Paguia

Chief, International Cooperation on Cybercrime Division (ICCD) and Data Protection Officer (DPO)
Cybercrime Investigation and Coordinating Center

Norman Carcellar

Chief Information Officer
Unioil Petroleum Philippines Inc.

Arlene Romasanta

Director of Knowledge and Information Systems Service (KISS)
Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Setiaji Setiaji

Chief Digital Transformation Office
Ministry of Health of Republic Indonesia

Kevin Kane

Chief Technology Officer
PT Bank Amar Indonesia Tbk

Hendy Harianto

Group CIO
Meratus group

Sudarto Unsurlany

Head of Digitalization
PT. Petrosea Tbk

Andri Hidayat

Digital Service Transformation & IT Director
PT. Prodia Widyahusada Tbk

Sigit Triwibowo

Head of IT and Digital – Chief of Technology and Digital
IKEA Indonesia

Yusron Anas

Chief Information Officer
Home Credit Indonesia

Indra S. Adillah

Head of ICT, Indonesia AirAsia

Praba Gopalan

Chief Information Officer
Indika Energy Group

Dr. Sulaiman Al Hasani

Deputy Dean (Academic Affairs and Resources )
Global College of Engineering and Technology

Amjed AlThuhli

CEO
Future for Technology and Development

Adel Abo Elnour

General Manager IT CIO Digital Transformation and Smart Cities
Ministry of Housing

Ahmed Wattar

Group IT Director
AMG - Alfa Medical Group

Mona Murad

Head of instructional Technology
Futures language School

Dr. Lobna Alkomy

Khwarizm Consulting
DataCenter Operations Manager

Prof. Ghada Mohamed Amer

Dean
Faculty of Engineering – Misr University for Science and Technology

Sherif Gad

Chief Information Technology Officer (CITO)
Masary

Eng. Mahmoud Hosny

Head of Information Technology
Hassad for agriculture

Maged Ezzat Akhnouk

Emaar Misr
Head of IT Operations

Dr. Mohamed Hamed

CTO / CIO
Platino Group (elSallab Ltd)

Essam Elsayed Ahmed

IT Director (CIO)
Sinai Cement (Vicat member)

Amjid Ali

CIO
Al Ansari group

Sanjeev Madavi

Digital Transformation Expert
Independent Consultancy

Laila Al Hadhrami

Executive Director
Oman IT Society (OITS)

Ronak Samantaray

Co-Founder & CEO
GEC Media Group

Yousef Elkordi

Group Head Of Information Technology
City Group Co. KSCP

Majed Fathallah

Strategic Initiative Specialist , Higher Education

Peter Gesper

Group Vice President - Infrastructure & Corporate Applications
DP World

Dr. Mohammad Washid

Director
MWC LLC

Alaa Alyaseen Kurbag

Director- Information Tech.
MAF retail Carrefour

Harish Nair

Partner
Excelledia Quality Consulting

Dhiraj Patil

Territory manager, UAE, Oman and Qatar -Collaboration, Barco

Ozel Hurmuzlu

Senior Enterprise Risk Management Analyst
Qatar University

John Mankarios

Vice President
QInvest LLC

Vishal Anand

Head of Digital Excellence
Sinyar Hospitality

Wassim Abi Saab

Regional Alliances & Channel Manager
Pure Storage

Abdul Rehman

Regional Sales Director
SolarWinds

Charbel Zreiby

Regional Director, Channel Data Centre Specialists CEEMETA
Dell Technologies

Feras Al Jabi

CEO / GM
ITQAN Al Khaleej

Sandy Bassil

Managing Partner
Litt

Radhakrishnan Mahalingam

President & Honorary Advisory Committee (BLI)
Government Blockchain Association

Raif Abou Diab

Country Manager – UAE, Oman & Pakistan
Nutanix Inc

Jad Hardan

Group Director of Information Technology
AFG College with the University of Aberdeen

Bhupendra Pant

Cio & General Manager IT
OMAN TRADING

Khaled Koro

Corporate Director of Information Technology
Chiva-Som International Health Resorts

Nagesh Konduru

Founder & CEO
Banyan Cloud Inc, USA

Imran Abdulla

GM, Middle East and Africa
Orbus Software

Muhammad Haseeb Ur Rahman

IT Incharge
Ned Doha

Manny Johal

CIO
Premiera Education Group

Ali El Kontar

CEO
Zero&One

Ekta Puthran

Head of Sales APAC & MEA – Collaboration
Barco

Syed Ashar Ahmed

Head of Business Vertical IT & Automation
EMAAR

Amila Udana Karunaratne

Director of IT - Hospitality
The First Group

Ali Awkal

Country IT Director - Qatar
Hilton World Wide

Mario Foster

Group CIO
Al Ghurair Group

Jeevan Thankappan

Managing Editor
GEC MEDIA GROUP

Raghid Charara

Chief Information Officer
Cqur Bank

Muhammad Qasim

Head of IT & Cyber Security
Lals Group

Nagi Reddy Bommareddy

IT Manager / ERP Program Manager
Q Ceramic/Uniceramic Qatar

Ramandeep Singh Virdi

Chief Information Officer
Americana Restaurants International PLC

Zeeshan Hadi

Country Manager UAE & Africa
HPE Aruba Networking

Dr. Kalthoom Mohammad AlBlooshi

Chief Innovation Office / Director - Training and Development Center
Emirates Health Services

Ali Katkhada

Group CIO
DEPA Group

Mike Asfar

Director IT & Digital Transformation
Abdul Latif Jameel International

Munir Majdalawieh

Head of the Information Systems and Technology Management Department
Zayed University

Dr. Latha Suresh

Director – Global Information Technology
Taghleef Industries

Flavio Carvalho

CISO Iberia
Sofinco España

Youness Zmirli

IT Director
Foundever

Anchal, Choubey

Group Head of IT and Projects
Leading Banking & Insurance

Aneej Thomas

IT Manager
Al Jazeera Real Estate Development Company

Prof. Mona Nasr

Dean of Thebes Higher Institute of Computer & Management Sciences Institute
Thebes Academy

Germin Abouel Atta

Chief Information Officer

Mona Ali

Data Analytics and Insights Manager
AXA

Shumon A Zaman

Chief Information & Digital Officer
Ali & Sons Holding LLC

Sourav Sinha

Chief Information Officer
Beond Airline

Melvin Foong Mun Hoe

Chief Information Officer
GDex Berhad

Khalid El Ghazouli

Sr. Digital Transformation and IT Manager
Sky Logistics and Sky Ports

Akmal Nizam Bin Abdul Halim

Director of IT
Malaysia Army Funds Board

Maher Sulaiman Almaskari

Head - Operational Technology
Khimji Ramdas Group

Mr. Amir Ashour

Manager - International Projects
haifin (e& group)

Yedhu Vijayan

Regional Manager IT
Gastronomica

Kevin Neogy

Global Head of Business Transformation

Vipul Singhal

Digital Transformation Leader

Gigi Mathew Thomas

Group Head-IT & Digital Transformation
Ittihad International Investment

Arun Kumar Mohta

Group IT Head
FJ Group

Muhammad Ajmal Siddiqui

Head of Applied AI (Principal Applied Scientist)
G42 Presight

Adam Docrat

Head of IT - GCC
Chemist Warehouse UAE

Ahmad Al Madani

IT Head
Horizon Terminal Ltd.

Omer Yildirim

CTO
Upayments.com

Syed Amjad Ali

IT Manager
Hassans Optician Co

Imran Anwar

IT Manager
Alghanim Healthcare

Abdullah Adhami

Senior IT Project Manager
American Technology Consulting Company LLC.

El Kholti Mohammed Yassine

IT DIRECTOR
EMID - Al Rashideen International Holding

Belrhitri Mohammed

Chief Information Officer
AL YOUSR BANK

Husain A. Alnakkas

CIO
National assembly of Kuwait

Walid Laamarti

Chief Technology Innovation Officer
Hadi Hospital

Mohammad Akram

IT Manager
Al Salam Hospital, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Abderrahim Assafar

Information Technology Manager
Jardin Majorelle

Ashish Mathur

President Director and Country Head, PT VFirst Komunikasi Indonesia

Edmund Situmorang

Group Chief Technology Officer, PT. Asian Bulk Logistics

Ichwan Peryana

Co-Founder & Director, Pinjam Modal (PT Finansial Integrasi Teknologi)

Setiaji Setiaji

Chief Digital Transformation Office, Ministry of Health of Republic Indonesia

Hendy Harianto

Group CIO and Head of Business Process Transformation, Meratus Group

Chander Mohan Raina

Head of IT&T, Wyndham Grand Regency Doha

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