DATE AI Show Speaker Hesham Saad Al Ghamdi

Hesham Saad Al Ghamdi

Group Chief Data &
Analytics Officer,

Abdul Latif Jameel Co.

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Yousef Khalili

Yousef Khalili

Chief Commercial Officer,


Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Sivakumar Seshadri
Sivakumar Seshadri is the Head of Digital at GOSI (General Organization for Social Insurance) the 7th largest Pension fund in the world and formerly was Chief Digital OFficer at Tawuniya the NO1 insurer in MENA, Siva has 32+ years of expertise in the insurance industry with, expertise in bringing result oriented Transformation and Digitization for leading insurers across various continents.

Sivakumar Seshadri

Head of Digital,

General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI)

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Dr. Ahmed Darwish Elsayed

Dr. Ahmed Darwish Elsayed

Head of Digital Delivery,

Bank Albilad

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Dr. Ahmed Althuhaibi
Dr. Ahmed is a strategic leader instrumental in designing software applications, directing IT mega projects, and overseeing systems automation/consolidation to drive digital transformation. Master troubleshooter with expertise in mitigating expected bugs, deploying IT infrastructure, establishing a digital ecosystem, and creating data protection processes.

Dr. Ahmed Althuhaibi

Chief of Information Technology,

Saudi Pro League

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Elvid Muslim

Elvid Muslim

Director of Data & Analytics,


Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Dr. Jalal Alowibdi

Dr. Jalal Alowibdi

Associate Professor of Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence,

University of Jeddah

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Filip Nekvinda

Filip Nekvinda

Chief Information & Digital Officer,

ALJ Enterprises

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Ali Katkhada
A visionary and dynamic executive with global success record, extensive international experience in leveraging technology and innovations to drive cultural change and business transformation.

Ali Katkhada

Group Chief Information Officer,

Depa United Group

United Arab Emirates

DATE AI Show Speaker Dr. Fethi Filali

Dr. Fethi Filali

Director of Technology & Research (Chief Technology Officer),

Qatar Mobility Innovations Center


DATE AI Show Speaker Dinis Guarda
A global personality, author, thought leader, visionnaire serial entrepreneur, investor, futurist, thought leader influencer, advisor focused on solving problems for humanity & businesses.

Dinis Guarda

Chief Executive Officer & Founder,


United Kingdom

DATE AI Show Speaker Kamal Farag
Kamal is an experienced digital executive adept at building and scaling technology departments and companies, trusted by business leaders to drive strategic development, execution, and customer-centric outcomes while successfully leading organizations through full lifecycles of growth, including startup initiatives.

Kamal Farag

Director Services,

Human Resources Development Fund

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Vikram Tanna
Vikram has over two decades of experience across tech, digital and media sectors, he is currently the CEO of Eros Now and Mzaalo (Xfinite), an artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain powered global entertainment ecosystem where users earn rewards, brands advertise with trust and creators build economies.

Vikram Tanna

Chief Executive Officer,

Eros Now and Mzaalo (Xfinite)


DATE AI Show Speaker Tobias Bauer
Tobias Bauer is a Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund which invests in and venture builds top-tier startups. He is a Startup Mentor for 500 Startups, APX, PlugAndPlay, NUMA New York, Alchemist Accelerator, and a Venture Partner of Republic. He worked in the investment team of Chinaccelerator, one of the global elite accelerator programs operated by the venture fund SOSV with $907M+ AUM in China.

Tobias Bauer


Blockchain Founders Fund


DATE AI Show Speaker Dr. Ray Richardson

Dr. Ray Richardson

Chief Data & Analytics Officer,

Emirates NBD

United Arab Emirates

DATE AI Show Speaker Mohammed-Shah

Mohammed Shah

IT & Smart City Director,

Knowledge Economic City

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Rema Algunaibet

Rema Algunaibet

Manager - AI & Data Analytics,

Red Sea Global

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Mohammed-Shah

Naser AlAbeedi


IT Strategies & Architecture Maaden

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Mejdal--Alqahtani.

Mejdal Alqahtani

Vice President - Innovation Unit/Senior AI Consultant,

King Saud University

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Akram_Nour

Dr. Akram Nour

Chief Digital Transformation,

Economic Cities and Special Zones Authority

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Thamer_Shaker

Thamer Shaker

Chief Executive Officer,

MYSAN Management Consulting

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Thamer_Shaker

Mohammad Shalan

Vice President - Digital Transformation,

PMI Saudi Chapter

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Thamer_Shaker

Mansour Alobaid

Chairman Information and Communication Technologies Committee,

Riyadh Chambers

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Mary Pedler

Mary Pedler


INPUT Communications

United Arab Emirates

DATE AI Show Speaker Mario Rizk
Mario is a Principal in the Oliver Wyman Digital practice. He is a seasoned data scientist and finance professional with over 18 years of experience in delivering strategic initiatives and digital transformation projects across multiple industries and functions covering digital transformation, smart cities, cloud infrastructure, data analytics, M&A and asset management, construction and waste management.

Mario Rizk


Oliver Wyman

United Arab Emirates

DATE AI Show Speaker Pankaj Gupta
Founder of EthAum Venture Partners, a Deep Tech Accelerator and Fund with 100+ global B2B startups in the portfolio. Founded and exited 1 mHealth startup (India), 1 Renewable Energy Foundation (New York) and 1 mHealth Foundation (New York).

Pankaj Gupta

Managing Partner,

EthAum Venture Partners


DATE AI Show Speaker Adil Belhouari
Adil Belhouari is seasoned Data, Analytics, Artificial Intelligence & Digital Banking Strategist with over 22 years of Executive Management & Leadership experience. He’s well known in the Industry of Banking Intelligence & Financial Analytics, Digital Banking, Customer Experience & Loyalty, Enterprise Data Management, Data Science & Artificial Intelligence.

Adil Belhouari

SVP, Head of AI, Data Science & Analytics,

Riyad Bank

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker Imran Hashim
Imran Hashim is an innovative leader with focus on IT Strategy, Information Security, IT Infrastructure Management, Cloud, Service Delivery, Messaging, Storage, System/Network Administration and Information Systems Audit. With over 25 years of professional experience, he has enabled multiple organizations to achieve their technology and digital targets.

Imran Hashim

IT Director,

Medgulf Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker  Fahad Bin Thabit
I am at the forefront of enhancing insurance solutions through data-driven strategies and the integration of cutting-edge AI technologies. My enthusiasm for technology began in childhood, fueling a career dedicated to innovation. As a Digital Project Manager at Allianz Saudi Fransi, I embarked on a path to modernize insurance services. At Mejdaf, my leadership in organizational transformation and ERP system introductions brought significant advancements in process optimization. Currently, as the Director of Digital Data and Performance at Al Rajhi Takaful, I am pivotal in fostering the adoption of AI, revolutionizing the delivery and experience of insurance services.

Fahad Bin Thabit

Director Digital Data & Performance,

Al Rajhi Takaful

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker  Christian Gleich

Christian Gleich

International Ambassador & Global VP Emerging Tech Strategy & Governance,

European Blockchain Association & Ateca Consulting


DATE AI Show Speaker   Ali Samir Ali Makahleh
With 20+ years shaping technology, I'm an entrepreneur and visionary leader in game development, metaverse design, and web 3.0 solutions. Formerly at Microsoft for 15 years across EMEA, I fuse deep tech insights with Harvard Business School acumen. Owner of transnational ventures spanning gaming, metaverse, and web 3.0, I'm driven to unify these realms and drive innovation. Join me in shaping the empowered future.

Ali Samir Ali Makahleh

Chief Executive Officer,


Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker   Rohan Babu
Rohan is the CTO and founder at Renderpub, an AI-powered tool that enables 3D designers to quickly create immersive digital twins. He holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from NYU and has previously worked at Mercedes-Benz R&D in California. Rohan likes to stay on top of all things tech, build great products, and play board games with his family.

Rohan Babu

Chief Technology Officer,



DATE AI Show Speaker   Ahmed Al-Marzouk
A professional and technically skilled Business Strategist with over a decade of experience in developing partner programs, strengthening client relationships, and expanding portfolios. With expertise in Cloud and Infrastructure, Cybersecurity and IT service management Al-Marzouk is the founder of Alnafitha IT’s Data Analytics Business Unit, catering to diverse market needs and driving growth.

Ahmed Al-Marzouk

Business Development Manager,


Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker   Mohamed Zouari
Mohamed ZOUARI has been in the Software Industry for 20 years. After 10 years of experience with the Software division of Hewlett Packard Enterprise as Strategic Account Manager, he joined the Snowflake adventure in 2018. He is now General Manager for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa region collaborating with local Partners and Customers in their data driven transformation journey using the best Cloud Data Platform in the Market.

Mohamed Zouari

General Manager,

Snowflake META

Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker   Jorge Sebastiao
International ICT speaker. Seasoned CTO, with Blockchain, NFT, AI, IoT, Gaming, Digital Twin, Cyber Security, Managed Services, Cloud Computing, Big Data, & ICT innovation professional focused on business value; brings experience, creativity, structure, motivation, & agility.

Jorge Sebastiao

Chief Technology Officer,


DATE AI Show Speaker   Wael Salloum

Wael Salloum

Vice President - Data & AI,


DATE AI Show Speaker   Gafoor Abdul Sarang

Gafoor Abdul Sarang

Global Lead - Process Excellence & Intelligent Automation,

CSL Behring

DATE AI Show Speaker   Dr. Markus Federle

Dr. Markus Federle

Founder & Managing Partner,

Tholus Capital

DATE AI Show Speaker   Nouf Hijazi

Nouf Hijazi

Busines Presenter,

Al Arabiya News Channel

DATE AI Show Speaker  Andreea Socol

Andreea Socol

Presales Director UKI & EMEA,


DATE AI Show Speaker  Alaa-Saleh-El-Tayef

Alaa Saleh El Tayef

Official Conference Chair,

Digital Transformation & Innovation Expert

DATE AI Show Speaker  Simón Hoffmann Márquez
Dynamic Chief Growth Officer & Co-Founder with a proven track record of driving innovation and fostering growth in both public and private sectors. Expert in leveraging XR, WEB3, and Blockchain innovations for unparalleled commercial success. Proactive, exceptionally creative, and tech-savvy, backed by a decade of sales and business development expertise across B2B and B2C landscapes.

Simón Hoffmann Márquez

Chief growth officer,


Saudi Arabia

DATE AI Show Speaker   Amal Dokhan
Amal managed the 500 GLOBAL MENA fund and invests in early stage seed tech startups. Amal is been an active advocate for startups and enabling invetsmnt to tech founders in the MENA region.

Amal Dokhan

General Partner,

500 Global

Saudi Arabia

Emon Shakoor (إيمان عبد الشكور) is a Saudi neuroscience researcher turned venture capitalist. She is the founder & CEO of Blossom Accelerator;Saudi’s first tech-inclusion accelerator. An Angel Investor. Emon hosts the leading podcast in Arabic titled “شغف” dedicated to women leaders & female founders in partnership with Anghami. She is also the Saudi ambassador for Women Entrepreneurship Day Organization (WEDO). Emon has been recognized as one of nine Saudi women who has made an impact on the world as she is the pioneer of women entrepreneurship in KSA.

Emon Shakoor

Founder & CEO,


Saudi Arabia