The World CIO 200 Summit, over the last 6 years has been one of the most successful and much-awaited event for the CIO and ICT community alike.
The event is not only a 3-day celebration of the IT champions and pathbreaker globally, but is also an amalgamation of a year round hive of activities held under the umbrella of the Global CIO Forum.
Business meet Decision here! Knowledge meets Innovation here!
Global Head of Content & Strategic Alliances, Global CIO Forum
Anushree has over a decade’s experience in content curation and strategic business relationship. She also has an extensive background in event management and relations. Prior to joining GEC Media Group, Anushree has handled key positions in Datamatix and few other companies in India. Her core strength are business content development, Relationship building, Event management and forging strategic alliances on regional and global level. In her current role, she is responsible for driving the content and group’s strategic partnerships and alliances globally, covering key regions – META, SEA and the US.
Business & Brand Strategist | CEO Mentor | Senior Advisor | Keynote Speaker | Bestselling Author
Martin Roll is an experienced global business strategist, senior advisor and facilitator to Fortune 500 companies, Asian firms and family-owned businesses and family offices. He advises clients on strategy, transformation, leadership and family business topics.Martin Roll is CEO of Martin Roll Company with more than 25 years of board & C-suite counselling experience. He is an advisor to several global boards and prominent business families, and a mentor for next generation leaders in business families, start-ups and high-growth companies.
Dr. Corrie Block is a world leading expert in Business Strategy, Organizational Behavior, and Leadership. He is the Professor of Strategic Management at Monarch Business School in Switzerland, and a certified NLP & Executive Coach, with over 25 years’ experience working on more than 150 companies.
A multi-industry expert, Dr. Corrie travels between Canada, USA, UK and Dubai for speaking engagements and workshops, delivering deep insights on employee engagement, meaningful management, executive performance, culture, tech, innovation and the organization of the future.
Retired US Marine Officer | Career CIO / CISO | Keynote Speaker
Patrick J. Doliny served honorably in the United States Marine Corp retiring at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. In the military, as in business, Patrick rose quickly through the ranks. He received the highest commendation having served with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). LtCol Patrick Doliny was awarded the Meritorious Service Citation and the Commander's Medal and the Prestigious Navy Cross, among others. He serves as the Sr. Vice President of Technology and Cybersecurity at Vital Pharmaceutical, where he is responsible for the strategic and singular accountability for all IT and Cybersecurity service, programs, and controls. Patrick has worked in the Middle East and Africa region as a Chief Technology Officer with responsibilities for the external outreach and engagement with technology policy elites, leading academics and government decision makers with the objective of enabling the creation, or maintenance, of a technology policy environment which supports the subsidiaries or country growth objectives. Prior to moving to the Middle East, Mr. Doliny was the Chief Information Officer for the Broward County Sheriff’s Office (the 2008 US largest fully accredited sheriff’s office) where he oversaw the design, implementation and maintenance of computer systems and emergency telephone equipment for more than 6,700 users servicing the citizens of Broward County. He was also responsible for BSO’s Cybersecurity and cybercrime lab Initiatives with both Department of Homeland Security - Region 7 and Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
A major influencer and leader in the technology and cybersecurity arena, Mr. Doliny has also held numerous board and advisory technology positions for both private and public companies. Holding advanced degrees and several industry certifications, Patrick puts his talent to use in several community activities including but not limited to the CIO Council of South Florida, He has worked closely with Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC). Patrick makes himself available for public speaking engagements on Internet safety and IT security in law enforcement and the public sector in general.
Keynote Speaker & Storytelling Coach
Francisco Mahfuz has always loved speaking, even before he had anything useful to say. He's been telling stories in front of audiences for a decade, and even became a National Champion of public speaking.
Today, he’s a keynote speaker and storytelling coach trusted by global organisations to inspire teams and individuals to communicate more effectively through intentional storytelling.
He's the author of "Bare: A Guide to Brutally Honest Public Speaking" and the host of The Storypowers Podcast.
Serial Entrepreneur / COO / Board Member / Global CIO
Henry is a Harvard and Columbia Alumni with applied research in the field of human performance technology, behavioral heuristics, robotic process automation, natural language programming, cognitive business process automation. As a collegiate athlete, Henry played both varsity football and baseball at Columbia University. In 1985 he was named the David Smyth Cup MVP football player. In 1986 he signed a professional contract with the New York Giants. He was the starting quarterback for the Charlotte Barons in the NFL Development League in 1988. His professional experience includes
Henry is married (Betsy Wied Santos, Professional Writer). Daughter Shelby Santos , Special Agent US Homeland Security. Sons Hank Santos, Broadway actor, Jack Santos, Commercial Pilot in Training.
Ex US Military Caption Board Member and CTO
After graduating from the US Military Academy at West Point in 1989 with degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Darren served as an Army officer during the First Gulf War, completed graduate studies in Computer Engineering, and then left the service as a Captain to begin a new career in technology leadership. Over the span of his career, Darren has led the design, creation, and launch of over 117 enterprise systems, some with millions of users worldwide. The systems he is most proud of however are those that both solved hard problems and delighted the people using those systems.
Darren lives in Lone Tree, Colorado with his amazing wife Paula and daughter Monika and enjoys fly fishing and hunting.
CIO, Dubai Investments PJSC
Tech Evangelist, Angel Investor, Startup & CXO Mentor, Technology Leader, Strategy, Technical, Operational, Security and Risk management experience …… & A TALK Show Host & creator of “ZENPod”
Result-oriented CIO with CPG/FMCG, Financial Services, Telecom & Retail space, IT & Transformation expertise. A rich blend of business and technology experience. Global experience across cross-functional areas and multiple geographies.
Trusted advisor to the senior management on Information security, risk management, architecture, technical implementation, operations and compliance, as well as on infrastructure resilience, disaster recovery and business continuity
Specialties: FMCG(consumer packaged goods), Financial Services, Telecom, Manufacturing, Retail, Strategy, Technology and Business Transformation
Wanderer in the mountains, The Great Indian Himalayas
Worked for 30 years in the Travel industry and IT sector .The last assignment as CIO of Serco India. A life changing experience led to a change in lifestyle.
Fitness became a major focus of life and walking and cycling became part of the daily routine, my love for the mountains pulled me to start exploring the Himalayas. My first short trek was daunting but rewarding. This led to taking on the difficult high altitude treks in India and Nepal.
Have scaled the peak of Stok Kangri in Ladakh at 6,183 meters and walked high passes like Pin Parvati 5,319 meters, Goecha La 4,940 meters, Parangla 5,600 meters, Panpatia Col 5,260 meters, Kalindi Khal 5,942 meters and Audens Col 5,490 meters expedition. Crossed fast flowing mountain streams and rivers and numerous glaciers including the famous Gangotri glacier. Last year visited the base camp of the highest mountain in the world, Everest in Nepal.
Founder & Chief Mentor- Sadho Sangha Foundation
Sri Anish is an ex-corporate CEO & was a successful entrepreneur. After co-founding ‘People Strong’ an IT-enabled HR business in 2006, he moved to the Himalayas for his deeper spiritual quest. After over a decade of intense ‘sadhana – spiritual practices’, in 2017 he was guided to move back into public life. Bringing spiritual awakening to corporate, social, business & educational leadership through specially crafted retreats & programs. His talks & programs bring value-based clarity, purposefulness & focus to world leaders, youth & future leaders.
Sri Anish is a prolific writer, international keynote speaker, founder of ‘Yugantar – a high-level think tank’, founder of ‘Saadho - a spiritual community in the Himalayas’, founder of an initiative named ‘Bodhshala’ to bring consciousness in education & also initiated a nation-building movement through a tele-series called ‘Sone Ki Chidiya’. Sri Anish is a regular speaker at some of the top business corporations, educational institutions & public forums. He also mentors senior leadership of many large institutions & start-ups alike.
He loves to ride his motorbike when time permits and travels extensively to bring this conscious evolution in the world. His first book ‘Let the Mud Settle’ was launched last year and is gaining a lot of appreciation.
When not travelling, Sri Anish spends time at his Himalayan abode in Dharamshala, India.
Global Wellness Ambassador/Global CIO Forum
Ektaa is a renowned International Speaker, an International Meditation Guru, a Global Wellness Coach, award winning India’s #1 Inner-Self Transformation Specialist, and a Globally recognized Gifted Energy Healer and also is the National Wellbeing Advisor to Shipping Corporation of India, Ministry of Shipping, Govt of India.
She has also received her PhD Degree (Honoris Causa) by California Public University (USA) for her work in the field of Meditation, Mental Wellbeing & Executive Leadership Transformation.
Ektaa works by Transforming individuals on a Physical, Emotional, Mental and Spiritual level bringing the body, mind and soul into balance and harmony. Ektaa for over a decade has been promoting Wellbeing through Inner-self Transformation, Mindful Meditation, Spirituality, and Holistic Well-being in all dimensions. She’s a certified Wellness and Life Coach. She has had several events in India, abroad across Europe, UAE South East Asia where she’s often invited for her keynote addressing the Global Corporate Leaders on Wellbeing and Meditation.
She Authors her own Column “Discover to Uncover” by Ektaa Sibal on Times of India and has shared her views on Wellbeing with various dignitaries such as Ambassadors’ of various Countries, Top active Political Leaders of the Country and also the then Hon’ble Vice President of India, Shri Venkaiah Naidu. Ektaa was Guest of Honor and inaugurated the 3rd CSR Summit along with Shri Murli Manohar Joshi, former President BJP & Mr. Shekhar Dutt – Former Defense Secretary and Deputy National Security Advisor of India held at Dr.Ambedkar International Centre, New Delhi.
Ektaa is also on the Expert Panel of BPositive by Apollo Group as a Spiritual Healer and an International Meditation Expert; along with Sadhguru and Sri Sri Ravishankar. She is also the “Global Wellness Ambassador” for Global CIO Forum - which connects more than 50,000+ Top Global Corporate Leaders from across the Globe.
Ektaa was invited to conduct her Signature Masterclass on “Spiritual Fitness” at “The SoulProject”-India’s Biggest Wellness Festival hosted by DLF; followed by Philip Kotler Awards at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi where Ektaa was the Guest of Honor and spoke upon Sustainable Development, Mental Health & Combating Stress. Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi is also the recipient of the Philip Kotler Presidential Award.
Foreseeing the impact of Pandemic, Ektaa launched the National Wellbeing Campaign and carried out various initiatives to support people emotionally where she was invited by several Hospitals, Schools, and Global Corporations to conduct her Signature Programs on Wellbeing and Meditation, both Nationally and Internationally as her National Wellbeing Campaign also transformed into a Global Wellbeing Campaign.
Times of India has also Produced and Launched several Episodes of Ektaa Sibal on various subjects, from being featured on the front page of TOI and Economic Times to being featured Several Times on Cover Page of International Publications; Ektaa’s articles on Wellbeing, Meditation Leadership are regularly published in reputed Top National/International Publications.
Among many accolades, in June 2022, Ektaa was on the CoverPage of the International Publication “Business Transformation Asia” and is also listed among ‘TOP 50’ Business Transformation Global Transformation Champions & Leaders. Ektaa is recipient of many prestigious Awards & Honors by leading Political leaders of the country, for her consistent ongoing efforts in the field of Wellness, she was awarded the “The Fit and Fab” Award, along with Celebrities like Anil Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty, Raveena Tandon, Ayush Sharma etc and is among most influential Fitness and Wellness’ Icons of India.
As India’s #1 Inner-self Transformation Specialist, she has transformed the lives of many Individuals, Business Leaders, Professionals, Top Global Executives, Industrialists and Active Political Leaders of the Country. In 2020 and 2021 amidst lockdown Ektaa conducted over 500+ virtual sessions and coaching sessions. Having touched more than a lakh+ lives, many noted National, Government, International Corporate and other Education, Healthcare, Media Bodies recognize her work. To name a few of the Prestigious Indian and Global Brands where Ektaa has conducted her Signature Programs are Coca-Cola (GCC Countries) Apollo Hospital, Narayana Health Hospital, India & Cayman Islands, Capital Health Hospitals Abu Dhabi, JW Marriot, Delhi Public School, Shipping Corporation of India, Ministry of Shipping est, Unite - Global CIO Forum 40 Countries and many more.
General Manager, Infinite Blue
Rajeev Dutt is a seasoned Biz Continuity and Risk professional with 20+ years of a career spanning executive positions at several technology and services companies focused on innovation growth execution and helping in Organisational Resilience. He is the General Manager- EMEA and APAC at Infinite Blue, a software solutions provider that empowers some of the world’s largest organizations to become more obstacle-resistant and resilient.
Co-founder and CEO, AutomationEdge
have been passionate about technology being a paradigm-shifting agent of change for enterprises in the short term and for society in the long run.
I have watched IT teams, with sophisticated platforms and tools at their disposal, struggle with IT service management solutions and cloud platform implementations. Solving the challenges in adopting cloud and IT operations management platforms led to the birth of my first entrepreneurial venture Vyom Labs (www.vyomlabs.com).
Co-Founder, CEO & Chairman, OPX America & OPX Technology
Leadership roles across top Technology & Consulting global firms like Infosys, Cognizant, PWC. Handled fortune 500 clients for last 18 years, predominantly in the financial services industry. Experience in managing business in multiple geographies – USA, Japan, Singapore, Dubai, Malaysia, India.
An inspirational leader with 18 years of experience in the Middle East and Africa region driving business within technology multinationals and leading regional teams to consistently deliver profitable growth.
A proven sales and marketing executive with an analytical mindset combined with expertise in emerging solutions and channel management. An award-winning presenter consistently praised by the audience for engaging storytelling combined with a deep understanding of technological trends.
Passionate about customer and partner transformation, team development, diversity building, continuous learning, and international travel.
Global Sales Head, Exotel
Binzad is VP of global sales at Exotel. He has been with Exotel for over 9 years and has handled new and emerging markets in the Middle East, APAC, and European market. He has over 20 years of experience across consulting, sales in customer experience, and the contact center domain. Prior to joining Ameyo, he has worked with some of the leading brands like Avaya, Dell Cisco and Aspect.