Summit Speakers

Our 2014 event was praised for the high calibre of both panelists and delegates, and the 2015 line-up is no less stellar. Meet some of our guest speakers, panelists, and leading analysts. For the full list of speakers, their keynotes, and panel discussion topics, please see the Agenda.

Crawford Del Prete

Crawford Del Prete

Executive Vice President, Worldwide Research Products & Chief Research Officer, IDC

Frank Gens

Frank Gens

Senior Vice President & Chief Analyst, IDC

Vernon Turner

Vernon Turner

Senior Vice President of IDC's Enterprise Infrastructure, Consumer, Network, Telecom and Sustainability Research, IDC

Steven Frantzen

Steven Frantzen

Senior Vice President, EMEA Region, MD CEMA Region, IDC

Jyoti Lalchandani

Jyoti Lalchandani

Group Vice President & Regional Managing Director Middle East, Turkey & Africa, IDC

Stephen Elliot

Stephen Elliot

Vice President Research, IDC

Rajeev Agarwal

Rajeev Agarwal

Vice President Research, IDC

Serge Findling

Serge Findling

Vice President Research, IDC

Joseph C. Pucciarelli

Joseph C. Pucciarelli

Group Vice President & IT Executive Advisor, IDC

Joseph Loiselle

Joseph Loiselle

Group Vice President, IDC

Muhammad Ali M Al Bakri

Muhammad Ali M Al Bakri

CFO & CIO, Saudi Arabian Airlines

Ahmed Al Zakwany

Ahmed Al Zakwany

Deputy CFO, Oman LNG

David Chalmers

David Chalmers

Vice President and Chief Technologist, HP

Bob Plumridge

Bob Plumridge

Chief Technology Officer, Hitachi Data Systems

Rasheed Al Omari

Rasheed Al Omari

Business Solutions Strategist (Middle East and North Africa), VMware

Stephen Fernandes

Stephen Fernandes

AVP and Head of Middle East, Cognizant

Michael J. Saylor

Michael J. Saylor

CEO, MicroStrategy

Khalid Laban

Khalid Laban

CEO, Oxygen Middle East

Bashar Bashaireh

Bashar Bashaireh

Gulf and Pakistan Regional Director, Aruba Networks

Prashant Mascarenhas

Prashant Mascarenhas

Senior Director for Customer Solutions, HCL Technologies

Kiran Desai

Kiran Desai

Vice President of Infrastructure Management Services, Wipro Infotech

Adriana Rangel

Adriana Rangel

Research Director, Systems & Infrastructure Solutions, Middle East & Africa, IDC

Mukesh Chulani

Mukesh Chulani

Research Manager, IDC Government Insights, Middle East and Africa, IDC

Megha Kumar

Megha Kumar

Research Manager, Software, Middle East & Africa, IDC

Patricia Florissi

Patricia Florissi

Vice President, Global CTO for Sales, EMC Corporation

Einar Oftedal

Einar Oftedal

Vice President of Engineering for Advanced Malware Defense, Blue Coat Systems

Ajay Singh Chauhan

Ajay Singh Chauhan

CEO, ComGuard

Robert Brower

Robert Brower

Vice President of Worldwide Customer Support and Training, CommVault

Rodrigo Castelo

Rodrigo Castelo

Regional Director, OutSystems

Nabil Ben Abdallah

Nabil Ben Abdallah

Vice President of Sales, Automic

Cyrille Brisson

Cyrille Brisson

Vice President of Marketing, Eaton

Antoine Milan

Antoine Milan

Chemical and Petroleum Executive Partner, IBM

Sudhir Sanil

Sudhir Sanil

Technical Manager, F5 Networks Middle East

Gregg Petersen

Gregg Petersen

Regional Director, Middle East and SAARC

Khaled Kamel

Khaled Kamel

Director of Enterprise Business, Samsung Gulf Electronics

Ray Kafity

Ray Kafity

Regional Vice President, FireEye

Daniel Angelucci

Daniel Angelucci

Chief Technology Officer, CSC

Sherif AbdElGawad

Sherif AbdElGawad

Head of Technology Strategies, Amazon Web Services

Sherif El-Kassas

Sherif El-Kassas

Chief Technology Officer, FIS

Arthur Dell

Arthur Dell

Director of Technology and Consulting, Citrix

Mena Migally

Mena Migally

Regional Sales Manager, Riverbed Technology

Rusty Bruns

Rusty Bruns

CIO, United Education Company

Jonathan Duncan

Jonathan Duncan

Enterprise Channel Manager for South Africa, APC by Schneider Electric

Thameem Rizvon

Thameem Rizvon

IT Director, Kamal Osman Jamjoom Group

Khaldoun Aboul-Saoud

Khaldoun Aboul-Saoud

MNC Regional Sales Director – Intel Corporation

Derek Sham

Derek Sham

CIO, Gulf International Bank

Hussain Lalani

Hussain Lalani

CFO, United Gulf Bank

Oussama Bachour

Oussama Bachour

Systems Engineering Manager, Juniper Networks

Shadi Akour

Shadi Akour

Head of IT, Tamkeen

Fadi Kanafani

Fadi Kanafani

Regional Director, NetApp

Gerry Gibney

Gerry Gibney

Financial Services Senior Strategist, OpenText

Mohammad Sharaf

Mohammad Sharaf

CFO, EMAL

Taj Elkhayat

Taj Elkhayat

Regional Vice President, Riverbed Technology

Bashar Kilani

Bashar Kilani

Territory Executive, IBM Middle East

Abdallah Mahmoud

Abdallah Mahmoud

Business Development Manager, Intel Security

Thorsten Jopp

Thorsten Jopp

Head of Finance and Enterprise Performance Management, SAP

C. Shekhar Jajware

C. Shekhar Jajware

CIO, Khimji Ramdas Group

Sponsorship enquiries

Gaurav Sabharwal

Gaurav Sabharwal
Sales Director, Go-to-Market Services

gsabharwal@idc.com
+97143912749

Information about the event

Ronita Bhattacharjee

Ronita Bhattacharjee
Associate Vice President, Conferences

rbhattacharjee@idc.com
+97143912747

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