Future Datacentres & Cloud Infrastructure 2019

8-9 April 2019
Habtoor Grand Resort
Dubai Marina, UAE

#FDCCIS

Speakers

Hans-Günter Kohl
Hans-Günter Kohl

Head of Sector C3.DSB - Data Centre Infrastructure, Storage and Backup Systems European Commission

Brigadier Khalid Nasser Abdulrazaq Alrazooqi
Brigadier Khalid Nasser Abdulrazaq Alrazooqi

General Director of Artificial Intelligence Department Dubai Police

Ali Abdulla Alraeesi
Ali Abdulla Alraeesi

Head Of Network & Information Section Sharjah Police

Noor Al Noman |
Noor Al Noman

Director Sharjah eGovernment

Ahmad Mohd Darwish Al Emadi |
Ahmad Mohd Darwish Al Emadi

Chief Information Officer Dubai Municipality

Mazen Mohammed Muzhir |
Mazen Mohammed Muzhir

Head of IT Infrastructure, Operations & IT Security Abu Dhabi City Municipality

Eman Mohamed Al Khayyal |
Eman Mohamed Al Khayyal

Chief Information Officer Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority

Hayat Ahmed Al Hammadi |
Hayat Ahmed Al Hammadi

Head of IT Service & Support Dubai Health Authority

Mohamad Easawy |
Mohamad Easawy

Digital & IT Strategist, Head of IT Excellence & Innovation Dubai Customs

Ali Mohamed Aljaeedi
Ali Mohamed Aljaeedi

Head of Transport IT/OT Infrastructure & Telecommunication Department of Transport, Abu Dhabi

Abeer Ali Hussain Bukhalaf |
Abeer Ali Hussain Bukhalaf

Acting Sr. Manager Infrastructure DEWA

Hala Alhashmi  |
Hala Alhashmi 

Head of IT Sharjah National Oil Corporation

Faisal Ali |
Faisal Ali

Group Chief Information Officer Gargash

Armand Verstappen |
Armand Verstappen

Manager Site Operations eBay Classifieds Group

Dr. Jassim Haji |
Dr. Jassim Haji

Director - Gulf Air President - Artificial Intelligence Society Bahrain and GCC

Binoo Joseph |
Binoo Joseph

Chief Information Officer EMAAR Group

Safdar Zaman |
Safdar Zaman

Head Of IT Strategy and Governance Nakheel PJSC

Jejin Joseph |
Jejin Joseph

Head - IT Infrastructure Meraas Holding

Jayesh Maganlal  |
Jayesh Maganlal 

Head of IT Infrastructure, Cloud & Operations Majid Al Futtaim Properties

Hashim Saeed |
Hashim Saeed

Head of Information Technology AZIZI Group

Rajendra Srivastava |
Rajendra Srivastava

Head of IT Infrastructure IFFCO Group of Companies

Krishan Kant Srivastava |
Krishan Kant Srivastava

Head of IT Infrastructure, Operations & Application Landmark Hospitality

Aftab Hameed Khan |
Aftab Hameed Khan

Head of IT Infrastructure & Service Delivery IMG World of Adventure

Satyan Abraham |
Satyan Abraham

Director ICT DXB Entertainments (Dubai Parks and Resorts)

Abdul Rahman Jaroudi |
Abdul Rahman Jaroudi

Chief Technology Officer Ajman Bank

Hariprasad Chede |
Hariprasad Chede

Chief Information Security Officer National Bank of Fujairah

Indranil Guha |
Indranil Guha

Head of IT Infrastructure, Operations & Services Commercial Bank of Dubai

Sivakumar Venkatraman |
Sivakumar Venkatraman

Head of International Technology Operations First Abu Dhabi Bank

Kumar Prasoon
Kumar Prasoon

Group Chief Information Officer (CIO) Safeer Group – Century Malls

Hans-Günter Kohl

Hans-Günter Kohl

Head of Sector C3.DSB - Data Centre Infrastructure, Storage and Backup Systems, European Commission

Brigadier Khalid Nasser Abdulrazaq Alrazooqi

Brigadier Khalid Nasser Abdulrazaq Alrazooqi

General Director of Artificial Intelligence Department, Dubai Police

Brigadier Khalid Nasser Alrazooqi acts as the General Director of Artificial Intelligence at Dubai Police.

Previously he was in charge of the IT sector at the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs. He has worked in many IT fields, including systems administration and information security.

Brigadier Khalid has led the Dubai Police to many local, regional and international achievements, notably the Best M-Government Service Award in the world in the Safety and Security Category. He’s also a prime member in several Federal and Local Committees, which include the Higher Committee for new projects and technologies.

Ali Abdulla Alraeesi

Ali Abdulla Alraeesi

Head Of Network & Information Section, Sharjah Police

Noor Al Noman

Noor Al Noman

Director, Sharjah eGovernment

Ahmad Mohd Darwish Al Emadi

Ahmad Mohd Darwish Al Emadi

Chief Information Officer, Dubai Municipality

Mazen Mohammed Muzhir

Mazen Mohammed Muzhir

Head of IT Infrastructure, Operations & IT Security, Abu Dhabi City Municipality

Mazen Muzhir is responsible for IT Infrastructure within the Abu Dhabi City Municipality. He has been active in the IT industry since more than 5 years. He has worked as a sales manager in various organisations like Beta Information technology and Safeer Integrated Systems. He has always been fond of technology related field which motivated him to do his Bachelors in Computer Science from UAE University and laid the foundation for his later interest in circular economy. Mazen’s colleagues consider him a great team leader and manager. He has managed his team with utmost efficiency and proficiency. He is also a service provider for part of the business in the group, where he has fulfilled his duties with diligence and precision.

Eman Mohamed Al Khayyal

Eman Mohamed Al Khayyal

Chief Information Officer, Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority

Eng. Eman Alkhayyal, SEWA’s Chief Information Officer and Information & Communication Technology Manager, she has Bachelor of science in Computer Engineering from Sharjah University and Master in Information Technology Management and Governance form Canadian University of Dubai, in additional to different diploma programs such as Organization Development Diploma , Japanese Management Diploma –KAIZEN, …and currently doing “SEWA Excellence Diploma Program” from  American University of Sharjah.

Alkhayyal’s appointed end of 2014 as an IT Manager, and on 2015 she lunched SMART SEWA 2020 initiatives along with the transformation journey plan for IT. In 2016 she has been given “chief information officer” title and has been selected for her distinguish achievements to be within the top 25 performer SEWA employees.

She leaded the Green Bill Campaign on 2016 which aimed to digitize SEWA’s monthly bills by developing public awareness and simulate community participation in the conversation of natural resources, promote sustainability and preserved for the new generation, for that SEWA received two awards the first from Gov Award 2017– IT green initiatives category, and the 2nd from Oracle Excellence Award 2017: Sustainability Innovation category from San Francisco. She also is heading PR committee in AL AMAL camp since 2008 and a member of the organizing team, this camp is an annual event by Sharjah City for humanitarian services. Currently she is heading SEWA WAY team, the champions behind developing SEWA strategy map and aligning 35 + business units with SEWA 2020 vision and strategy.

Hayat Ahmed Al Hammadi

Hayat Ahmed Al Hammadi

Head of IT Service & Support, Dubai Health Authority

Mohamad Easawy

Mohamad Easawy

Digital & IT Strategist, Head of IT Excellence & Innovation, Dubai Customs

Ali Mohamed Aljaeedi

Ali Mohamed Aljaeedi

Head of Transport IT/OT Infrastructure & Telecommunication, Department of Transport, Abu Dhabi

Abeer Ali Hussain Bukhalaf

Abeer Ali Hussain Bukhalaf

Acting Sr. Manager Infrastructure, DEWA

Hala Alhashmi 

Hala Alhashmi 

Head of IT, Sharjah National Oil Corporation

Faisal Ali

Faisal Ali

Group Chief Information Officer, Gargash

Armand Verstappen

Armand Verstappen

Manager Site Operations, eBay Classifieds Group

Armand Verstappen is responsible for network, datacentres and monitoring within the eBay Classifieds Group. He has been active in the Internet industry since the early nineties of the previous millennium. From early childhood on, he was made aware of the risks of climate change by his father, which motivated him to study tropical agriculture at the University of Wageningen, the Netherlands, and laid the foundation for his later interest in circular economy. He is the proud father of an 18-year-old daughter. When not at work, Armand likes to spend his time outdoors, doing rock climbing, or playing golf.

Dr. Jassim Haji

Dr. Jassim Haji

Director - Gulf Air, President - Artificial Intelligence Society Bahrain and GCC

Dr Jassim Haji has management and executive experience in Aviation, Hospitality, Technology and Telecommunications for over 30 years. He has served on the board of directors of a leading hospitality and tourism technology provider in the Middle East and on SITA Council representing Middle East and North Africa. Furthermore, he has been part of the Bahrain Centre of Excellence, which is over-looking excellence in the public sector.

Dr. Haji has been instrumental in implementing some key innovations at Gulf Air’s IT systems and processes in recent times, most notably, the introduction of advanced technology for Gulf Air World Wide Contact Centre, Cloud Computing, Business Intelligence, Disaster Recovery Centre, Green Technology, In-house Oracle R12 upgrade, Big Data, Electronic Flight Bag and deploying tablets to cabin crew for on-board services plus ISO 27001, 9001, 20000, 240001, 22301, 55000 and 50001 certifications that have helped further improve customer interface services as well as cost efficiency to the company. He managed to achieve forty three top Middle-Eastern technology awards, including four CIO distinguished awards.  

He participated as a key speaker and chairman in over 50 technology conferences in Middle-East and Europe to cover latest technologies such as Cloud Computing, Big Data, Information Security and Business Intelligence. He also published articles in relation to the above topics. Additionally, Dr. Haji is part of several advisory boards of key technological events in the Gulf and he is participating in several judging panels for reputable technology awards. Furthermore, he has featured on 19 international technology and aviation magazines cover pages with over 80 interviews.

Dr. Haji received his Doctorate in Business Administration (PhD) from the University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK in 2010. He has completed his Master degree in Management of Information Technology from the University of Sunderland, UK and graduation in telecommunications from the famed Cable and Wireless College, Cornwall, UK.  
He started his career with Sprint Telecommunications in London before joining Gulf Air in 1985 as a network engineer and moved to Sabre – an airline IT solutions company – to whom Gulf Air outsourced its IT services. He then moved to EDS as an Executive Director, another American IT solutions company with global presence, then in 2008 to Gulf Air as the Director of Information Technology Division. He is recently been working as President of Artificial Intelligence Society Bahrain plus Aviation Technology leading expert, consultant and executive Director.

Binoo Joseph

Binoo Joseph

Chief Information Officer, EMAAR Group

Safdar Zaman

Safdar Zaman

Head Of IT Strategy and Governance, Nakheel PJSC

Jejin Joseph

Jejin Joseph

Head - IT Infrastructure, Meraas Holding

Jayesh Maganlal 

Jayesh Maganlal 

Head of IT Infrastructure, Cloud & Operations, Majid Al Futtaim Properties

Jayesh Maganlal is an IT Infrastructure and Operations leader with over 18 years’ experience across various industries. Direct experience in IT Infrastructure Architecture & Delivery, IT Strategy & Management and IT Operations in multinational and multicultural environments. Leads the strategic Infrastructure transformation roadmap and development of the infrastructure product portfolio. Holds a MSc. in Computer Science and multiple professional certifications.

Hashim Saeed

Hashim Saeed

Head of Information Technology, AZIZI Group

Rajendra Srivastava

Rajendra Srivastava

Head of IT Infrastructure, IFFCO Group of Companies

Krishan Kant Srivastava

Krishan Kant Srivastava

Head of IT Infrastructure, Operations & Application, Landmark Hospitality

Aftab Hameed Khan

Aftab Hameed Khan

Head of IT Infrastructure & Service Delivery, IMG World of Adventure

Satyan Abraham

Satyan Abraham

Director, ICT DXB Entertainments (Dubai Parks and Resorts)

Abdul Rahman Jaroudi

Abdul Rahman Jaroudi

Chief Technology Officer, Ajman Bank

Mr. Abdul Rahman Jaroudi joined Ajman Bank in August 2014, he has over 30 years of experience in IT Banking Industry. Worked for Commercial Bank Of Qatar as VP Head Operations, Information Technology. High-Profile experience in Qatar and UAE with Commercial Bank of Qatar, Dubai Islamic Bank and Mashreq Bank. Holds MBA degree in E-Banking from Missouri, USA and Bachelor degree of Business Computer.

Successfully lead large scale projects / initiatives including business requirements analysis & documentation, systems evaluations / selections, contract negotiations, cost benefit & ROI analysis planning, budgeting, and managing key project deliverables like project plans, status reports & management presentation / updates.

Successfully migrated huge production data centres for more than 1000 servers, high end storages, NAS, Data Domain, disk and tapes libraries.

IT outsourcing and off shoring transition project additional to design/implement a big infrastructure architecture to support offshore business operations, call centre, IT development and Infrastructure.

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•    ITIL Foundation – IT service Management
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•    PMP – Project Management – Pelcon – PMI

Hariprasad Chede

Hariprasad Chede

Chief Information Security Officer, National Bank of Fujairah

Indranil Guha

Indranil Guha

Head of IT Infrastructure, Operations & Services, Commercial Bank of Dubai

Sivakumar Venkatraman

Sivakumar Venkatraman

Head of International Technology Operations, First Abu Dhabi Bank

Kumar Prasoon

Kumar Prasoon

Group Chief Information Officer (CIO), Safeer Group – Century Malls

Mr. Kumar Prasoon is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Al Safeer Group of Companies. In this prominent role, he makes technology recommendations for the group’s executive management on the aspects of business intelligence, cloud computing, enterprise 2.0, integrated systems architecture and virtualization.

A majority role is to provide vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives and to direct the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems in support of company operations in order to improve cost effectiveness, service quality, and business development ; and being responsible for all aspects of the organization’s information technology and systems.

In the capacity of Chief Information and Technology Officer , he is responsible for IT infrastructure, vendor management, technology projects, internal business analyst staff.

 

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8-9 April 2019

Habtoor Grand Resort
Dubai Marina, UAE

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