Laila Al Hadhrami

Laila Al Hadhrami

Executive Director
Oman IT Society (OITS)

Laila is a visionary and global futurist leader with over 20 years of experience in the government and private sector. She is the Managing Director of Communities Connect Cities (C3), a leading advisory company in smart and sustainable cities that empowers organizations to achieve their goals and create positive impact. She is also the first appointed executive director in Oman IT Society.
She is also a recognized expert and advisor in metaverse, digital transformation, innovation, and tourism, with multiple publications and awards in these fields.
With a strong focus on the Middle East, Laila has been instrumental in shaping the smart cities agenda and strategy for various governments, UN organizations, and consulting firms. She is the founder of the Smart Cities Ambassadors program, a global initiative that nurtures and mentors individuals to become leaders in the field. She is also a sought-after global keynote speaker and author, who shares her insights and vision on the future of smart and sustainable cities, metaverse, and tourism. Laila is passionate about creating a better world for everyone through technology, collaboration, and innovation.

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Unleash the Might: Creating a Unified Vision and Stressing on the importance of aligning diverse stakeholders around a shared vision for transformation

Amjid Ali | CIO, Al Ansari Group
Bhupendra Pant | Cio & General Manager It, Oman Trading
Maher Sulaiman Almaskari | Head - Operational Technology, Khimji Ramdas Group
Laila Al Hadhrami | Executive Director, Oman IT Society (OITS)
Sanjeev Madavi | Digital Transformation Expert, Independent Consultancy
Khalid Al Barwani | IS Audit Manager, Oman Arab Bank