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MIDDLE EAST DIGITAL WORKFORCE SUMMIT - EGYPT SPEAKERS

Prof. Dr. Khaled E. A. Negm, Advisor to the Minister for Digital Governance, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

Prof. Khaled Negm has over 35 years of security and protection experience starting with academia, research, and development. Khaled is a holder of a Ph.D., in Theoretical Elementary Particle Physics, FIEEE, ACM Fellow and holds more than 20 certifications in Information Security, Forensics, Security Audit, Security Governance and Enterprise Architecture. Negm served in IBM for 12 years as a Global Information Security Lead, 5 years ISS as Technical Director for Central Europe, Middle East, and Africa (CEEMEA).

Eng. Amani Rabei, Vice President for ICT Markets Development, Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA)

Eng. Amani Rabei comes with more than 25 years of extensive experience in the information technology field. Before joining ITIDA as VP, she served in several executive roles and management positions, the last of which was the Head of Vodafone Intelligent Solutions (_VOIS) and Head of the company’s Global Customer Care. Rabei has contributed heavily to the company’s customer care business growth in the European markets especially with the increased demand for digital transformation services.

Mohamed Mostafa Abdelrassoul, Chief Executive Officer, Orient Takaful Insurance Egypt (Al-Futtaim Group)

Mohamed headed business development and distribution in Orient Insurance – Al-Futtaim Group Headquarters and was an Ex-com member, achieving a regional transformation via doubling top line figures. Therefore promoted to lead Orient start-up operation in Egypt as Chief Operating Officer and then CEO as (the youngest CEO of an insurance company in the Middle East), proudly turning Orient Egypt to the fastest growing and the highest rated insurance company in Egypt, Africa and the Middle East by “a+” from the global rating agency A.M. Best and “A” from S&P , as well as one of the top 5 players only in 6 years.

Ahmed Karim, CISO, Faisal Bank

Ahmed has 20+ years of experience in various Computer Engineering fields, covering multitude of industries and technology domains. He has vast experience working for consulting firms and providing solution for Infrastructure transformation, cyber security adoption, and GRC, thus leading security & Infrastructure implementations in various industries (Network Security, Risk Management, Governance & ISO 27001 Compliance, ITIL Service Management, Healthcare Infrastructure, etc.) and building various process models for IT Service Management, Project Management, and Compliance, etc.

Rajesh Renganathan, Senior Business Relations Consultant- MEA, Zoho

Rajesh brings with him eight years of experience in this region and is currently currently associated with Zoho as Senior Business Consultant. He loves to tackle complex problems with plausible solutions. His innovative approach has enabled Zoho to garner a lot of high potential clients across various sectors spanning government, education, retail and hospitality spheres. His vibrant personality and enthusiasm always ensures that customer satisfaction and happiness is at the core of every deal he clinches. He’s also an avid wildlife photographer and a travel enthusiast.

Hatem Moghazi, CIO, Gourmet Egypt

In 2011, Hatem joined Gourmet Egypt as the ICT & E-commerce group manager, where he developed its structure and the teams for the departments. Eventually he got promoted to the position of Chief Technology Officer where he prepares strategic, operational, and budget plans for the Technology division (ICT, E-Commerce & business intelligence departments).

Samuel Edward, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Retail Tec

Samuel has noticed the growth of retailers in Egypt in 2012, so he decided to establish an IT company dedicated mainly for retail and automation solutions. Later he has been surprised by the demand and needs that are required for new solutions, that makes the operation run smoother and sales driven. For example (E-commerce, Self-service, warehouse automation), so by default Samuel started engaging with the manufactures to move them to Industry 4.0 and the IOT. He is proud of what he has achieved until now with a unique project such as MAF scan & GO, el sewedy cables automation of workflow of the manufacturing process, the mobility solution of the e-commerce of the majority of the retailers, and also in some governmental sectors. 

Sherif Gad, CTO, Masary

Chief Technology Officer, Technology Director with 25+ years of hands-on experience in Retail, and E-Payment Business, Running IT Daily Operation, Point of Sales Design and implementation, Call Center Design and implementation, Project Management. Reported to the CEO. Due to the use of call center Home Delivery Sales increased 300 %, Control and reduce the IT spend to minimum with achievement of all Business needs. He has managed a team of thirty-five IT professionals responsible for Developing and running the system, including applications, data center, servers and storage, PCs, and POS. Planned and managed physical-to-virtual server migration; retired over thirty servers and saved over $80K in operating expenses. Led the Upgrade and Movement of Americana Call center to new Location without any down time. Outgoing and detail-oriented, proficient at building and maintaining professional relationships.

Ricardo Langwieder-Görner, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, BLURIVR

20+ years of international corporate and entrepreneur experience. Lived and worked in Europe, South America, the US, Asia, Middle East and Africa. Growth and transformation leader with a strong track record of performance in turnaround in high-paced organizations. Multi-award-winning industry leader, keynote speaker and trusted advisor with In-depth understanding of the Sourcing, Customer Experience, Business Process Management and Digital market trends and growth paradigms. 

George Azar, Chief Executive Officer, HiCart.com

Entrepreneur, CEO of HiCart.com, leading ecommerce marketplace in Lebanon, and CEO of Proseed, a training and ecommerce consultancy firm in MENA. George has over 28 years of work experience in Ecommerce, and FMCGs. Track record achievements working in Blue-chip multinational organizations on both regional and global levels. He had successfully participated in founding companies in the fields of E-commerce, advertising & media buying, professional trainings and development. Along with that, he holds two MBAs with an emphasis in Marketing Management and International Business and Trade from
Newport University.

Tarek Wanas, CEO, Prospera Systems

With 30-plus years of business, finance, sales experience and his love of technology to help businesses to streamline operations, skyrocket sales, and delight customers in the Egypt ecosystem. 

Amr Zahra, Corporate IT Director, Ezz Steel

Over 35 years of experience in managing IT/IS in various private and public sectors in different geographies, went through many challenges and achievements throughout this long working career in the field. The most difficult challenges were found to be the people’s culture and readiness to change rather than any technical or budgetary ones. Eventually I came up with a strong belief that change to the better can always happen, if a sincere will is there.

Mohamed Atef, Director of Technology & Architects, Digital Transformation, MiDBank

An experienced IT executive, leader, architect, and strategist with over 17 years in designing, managing, delivering financial products. Specialized in the delivery of digital and core technology transformations, Setting technology strategy in the Banking domain. I have been operating in all SDLC stages and focused on Digital Core Banking, AI, Open API, Payments, Wallets, Blockchain, Cloud, Agile, Scrum, and DevOps.

Ahmed Helmy, Chief Information Technology, The United Bank of Egypt

With over 23 years of work experience Ahmed manages The United Bank information technology strategy as enabler for their expansion plan. Along with that, he is fully responsibility of the IT assets/ infrastructure and operation in alignment with Bank practices and policies.

Eng. Mohamed Hamed, CTO, Ceramica Platino Group

Eng. Mohamed is a well experience with 23 years in the information technology and security Executive Management Positions. He is part of World CIO 200 (Top 10 Excellence in Digital Innovation), CIO1000 Asia & APAC and CIO 100 MEA.

Dr Ahmed Abo Ghazala, IT infrastructure Head (General Manager), Egyptian Arab Land Bank

Dr Ahmed Abo Ghazala is an IT executive and business leader with 22 Years in business operation , risk assessment , systems security design implementation , procurement ,network infrastructure contract bidding auditing support complete understand how business and IT work together to achieve organization missions.

Tamer Shalaby, Chief Human Resource Officer, MB Group

Anwar Raafat, Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO), IGI Holding

Anwar is an innovative technological solutions architect, expert in leading strategic technological projects/teams, an MBA holder with over 20 years of mega scale cross-cultural experience in technology management cross divers industries, specialized in retail, wholesale, healthcare, real-estate and construction which operated in Egypt, KSA, UAE, Qatar, GCC, Lebanon, Jordon, Sudan, Nigeria and Turkey. Aiming at stimulating business capabilities and agility through playing an executive role in technology.

Ahmed Zewail, Group IT Director, WADI Group

Ahmed’s career encompasses over 24 years of proficiency in Top IT Management within multicultural regions. Along both Academic and professional career paths, Ahmed has invested on a broad range of professional skills as Strategic Planning, Change Management, Performance Planning and Management, Total Quality Management. As well as investing on work experience in different business fields such as Telecom, Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing, Food, Automotive, Governments, and Distribution Industries across diversified Arab countries (Egypt, North Africa, Gulf, and Levant).

Mohammed Hosny Elbakkar, IT Director, Elyaddak

With over 19 years in Information technology with dealing with various IT Systems and Strategic Planning Mohammed Hosny is an experienced IT Director managing multiple IT scopes from developing, networking, mobility, storage and much more. Currently being the IT Director for the largest FMCGs distributor and logistics company in Upper Egypt under the name Elyaddak which is a distributor for Procter & Gamble Egypt and Bel Egypt as well as a logistics and transportation service provider.

Alaa Abou Elmagd, Senior Manager – Digital Finance & Fintech Lead , Leading MNO Company

Alaa Abou Elmagd currently serves as Senior Manager – Digital Finance & Fintech Lead at Leading MNO Company. Previously used to work at CIB Egypt as Governmental & Cash Management Products Manager, Global Transaction & Digital Banking. Alaa was Deputy Dept. Manager – Global Transaction Banking Team Leader, Corporate & Investment Banking at Alexbank which is one of Egypt’s leading private sector banks with over 170 branches throughout Egypt and 1.5 million customers. Alaa used to work at Ahli United Bank, HSBC GSC and also Dunia Finance in Dubai UAE, in 2012 used to work at Majid Al Futtaim Finance in Dubai managing the credit cards.

Dr.Amr Galal, Digital transformation and security expert

Dr. Amr Galal is a recognized Information technology expert with over 25 years of experience, delivered consultancy and training in Information technology and Information security to professionals in Egypt and Arab countries. Dr. Galal is famous for delivering consultancy and training in many technologies related fields especially blockchain, Big Data and FinTech. His hybrid experience in technology, security, management, process enhancement and open-source systems always provide the ultimate solutions to cut the cost and increase efficiency. Dr. Galal has many published researches in Information security and software engineering. In addition, he taught it for professionals, PHD researchers and masters’ researchers through many reputable organizations including American University in Cairo, Egyptian Banking Institute, Saudi banking institute, Cairo University, Helwan University, and many others.

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