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Arguably the worlds most diverse technologist and inventor with a portfolio spanning a spaceship for Jeff Bezos; worlds smallest PC, AI for stock market trading, and a laser gun to shoot mosquitos i

Pablos Holman

Hacker, Inventor, and Entrepreneur

Founder of India first & only quantum cybersecurity products startup

Sunil Gupta

Co-Founder and CEO, QuNu Labs (India)

A certified ethical hacker and ISO 27001 lead auditor, Sreedevi manages security operations for MIG holdings, one of the UAE leading insurance groups including ACE and DAMANA insurance.

Sreedevi Jayachandran

Information Security Specialist, MIG Holdings

Technology strategist who battled America largest cyber security attack

Gary Brantley

CTO, Beazer Homes

Arwa Alhamad

Cyber Security Enablement Director, STC

Setting innovative, agile and resilient information security strategies  and cultures to support businesses and sub-entities

Hessa Al Nahdi

Chief Information Security Officer, UAE Department of Culture and Tourism

Named among Top 50 Technology Leaders 2021 by CIO Online & IDC, Dr. Erdal is a fintech power personality with an ardent passion for raising cyber awareness and leveraging new & innovative approaches

Dr. Erdal Ozkaya

Regional CISO, MD, Standard Chartered Bank

Bhawani Singh

Prncipal Solution Architect APAC, Checkmarx

Guelpetchin Ouattara

Director General, Direction of ICT and Trace Technologies DITT, Ministry of Interior and Security, Cote dIvoire

Captain Khalid Tahlak

Head of Social Crime Section, Dubai Police

Captain Abdulla Alshahi

Deputy Director Cyber Crime Department, Dubai Police

Israel Former Data Protection commissioner

Yoram Hacohen

CEO, Israel Internet Association (ISOC-IL)

Responsible for getting the Saudi Aramco network back up and running after it was hit by one of the worlds most devastating Shamoon cyberattacks

Chris Kubecka

Distinguished Chair, Middle East Institutes Cyber Program

Yousef Awad

Ethical Hacker, GDI Foundation

H.E. Dr. Mohamed Al-Kuwaiti

Head of Cyber Security, United Arab Emirates Government

Multi award winning CISO & Chairman of Financial Sector Cybersecurity Committee of Saudi Central Bank

Mohammed Al-Doseri

CISO Tas'heel Finance & Saudi Central Bank-SAMA Chairman of the Financial Sector Cybersecurity Committee, Saudi Arabia

Global trailblazer, driving the company’s cybersecurity vision of building a safe and secure intelligent connected digital world in the UAE and the region

Aloysius Cheang

Chief Security Officer, Huawei UAE

Research Fellow, Geode Lab, the Research Lab of the French Institute of Geopolitics

Ilan Scialom

Cybersecurity Expert, Schneider Electric

Pradeep Kumar


Amer Sharaf

Director of Compliance Support and Alliances, Dubai Electronic Security Center

Founding Member of Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) and Artificial Intelligence Ethical Committee

Dr Marwan Al Zarouni

Director, Information Security Services, Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC)

CSO of Generali 2nd largest insurance group in the world with a total revenue of over 65 Billion Euros

Remo Marini

Chief Security Officer - Head of Group IT Operations Risk & Security, Generali

Oren Kaplan

Regional Sales Director, Pentera

Heading Pcysys business in the Nordics, Benelux, Israel and UAE, helping organisations validate their cybersecurity posture daily to keep guard up at all times.

Sivan Harel

Regional Sales Director, Pcysys

Recognized as one of India Youngest Cyber Evangelist & Information Security Professional

Smith Gonsalves

Director & Principal Consultant, CyberSmithSECURE

Tanya Zhok

Senior Sales Engineer, Psycys

Basil Shahin

Regional Sales Director META, Corelight

Hessa Salem Al Nahdi

CISO, Department of Culture & Tourism

James Hadley

CEO, Immersive Labs

Mohammed Darwish Azad

CISO, Emirates NBD

Visionary, multi-award winner, CISO of the year, cybersecurity transformation leader & Author

Illyas Kooliyankal

Chief Information Security Officer, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), United Arab Emirates

Syed Ashfak Ahmed

Regional Manager - Cyber Products ATOS

Eman Alkhatib

Regional Sales Director, CyberKnight Technologies

Inass Farouk

Marketing Director, Microsoft United Arab Emirates

Heide Young

Co-Founder, Women in Cyber Security Middle East

CIO Legend Award from CIO World Association 2021

Deepak Kalambkar

AVP Infrastructure and CSO, SafexPay

Co-founder and the vice-chair of Emirates Health Informatics Society as well as co-founder and the coordinator of the GCC Taskforce on Workforce Development in Digital Healthcare.

Osama El Hassan

Specialist, Health Informatics & Smart Health Dept Board Member ISFTEH, Dubai Health Authority

Rasha Abu AlSaud

EVP - CISO, Saudi National Bank

Formerly led the national efforts in Israel on cyber regulations, methodologies, training, awareness and the development of human capital

Refael Franco

Former Deputy General Director, INCD

Shahab Siddiqui

Global Head of Cyber Security, Petrofac

Responsible for creating and driving the global IT strategy of the company and consolidating its technology landscape for the group

Veneeth Purushotaman

Group CIO, Aster DM Healthcare

Founder/CEO of SpearTip and a former U.S. Army Counterintelligence Special Agent

Jarrett Kolthoff

CEO, SpearTip

Leads his team across the GCC to advise and deliver on AI native cybersecurity solutions in both IT and OT environments and has overseen unprecedented growth in the adoption of Cyber AI in the MENA region.

Roly Stride

Regional Director Middle East and VP of Sales, Darktrace

Spearheading the IT Vertical covering 2 hospitals, 50 clinics and day-surgery centers supporting employee base of around 2500

Ramakrishnan Nataraja

VP IT, Emirates Hospital

Michael Arov

Head of Cyber Business Unit, Rafael

Cybersecurity influencer working closely with CISOs of fortune 500 companies globally to shape their cybersecurity strategies and technology stacks

Amitai Ratzon

CEO, Pcysys

Dato' Ts. Dr Amirudin

Board member and Permanent Secretariat, OIC-CERT, CEO, Cybersecurity Malaysia

Engineer Jacob Mutisi

Chairperson, Zimbabwe Information & Communication Technology Division (ZICT), a division of Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers (ZIE)

Trailblazer CISO journey spanning across multilateral financial, humanitarian, standardization & development public sector organizations

Viktor Polic

CISO, Head of Information Security and Assurance Services, ILO

Omar Osman

Information Security Officer, Malaffi

Sohaib Alam

Head of Cybersecurity, Bankislami

Timur Yunusov

Head of Offensive Security Research, R&D Lab

Abdulrahman Al-Nimari

Cybersecurity Director, Saudi Arabia

Sahir Hidayatullah

CEO, Smokescreen Technologies

Googler, Tech Leader, Innovation Catalyst, Head of Cloud Customer Engineers for META region

Saad Ouchkir

Head of Customer Engineering for Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Google Cloud

Cyber Intelligence Analyst in the cyber threat intelligence space by way of experience in journalism and emerging markets business intelligence

Yuval Ben David

Cyber Intelligence Analyst, Sixgill

Entrepreneur & business developer in the IT industry for over 3 decades, co-founder of globally recognized IT security awareness company

Palo Stacho

Head of Operations, Lucy Security

Roland Daccache

Team Leader, META, Crowdstrike

Contributed remarkably to the visioning and leading ADNOC Refining in its Digital Transformation journey

Fuad Al Ansari

Vice President, IT&GS, Al Dhafra Petroleum (ADNOC)

Nasser Al Rayhi

Acting Manager Information Security Services, aeCERT

As CISO for Larsen & Toubro, one of India largest private sector companies with annual revenue worth over USD 21Bn per year

Uday Deshpande

CISO, Larsen & Toubro

Gil Hazaz

VP Sales, Middle East and APAC, XMCyber

Eitan Bremler

Co Founder & VP Corporate Development

Uri Levy

SVP, XMCyber

Miles Tappin

VP, EMEA, ThreatConnect

Iddo Moed

Head of Bureau, African Affairs Division, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Israel

Will Gray

Regional Sales Director, EMEA, SecurityScorecard

Paula Januszkiewicz

CEO, Cybersecurity Expert, MS RD and MVP, CQURE, in partnership with Microsoft

A former CISO whose passion for security motivated him to challenge the status quo and solve the People challenge by building the worlds first Cybersecurity Human Risk Management platform

Flavius Plesu

CEO, OutThink

Multi award-winning cybersecurity leader including Arab CISO Award 2020, Majed has helmed cybersec projects across Banking, Supply Chain, Oil & Gas, Real Estate, Construction, Insurance, Automotive, Investment and more sectors

Majed Alshodari

CISO, Allied Cooperative Insurance Group (ACIG)

Muath AlHomoud

CISO, Tasnee

Winner of Middle East Security Award, Sultan steers digital transformation, risk management & cybersecurity of the Kingdoms leading private & public sector financier

Sultan Altukhaim

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), The Saudi Investment Bank (SAIB)

Leads INTERPOLs Cybercrime Directorate

Craig Jones

Cybercrime Director, INTERPOL

Managed security projects across EMEA for all sectors of a variety of government and blue chip organisations

Jason Steer

Director of EMEA presales, Recorded Future

Frontliner of the digital pandemic, steering the digital innovation strategy for Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Saqib Chaudhry

Head of Digital Innovation and Development, Cleveland Clinic

Former FBI trained hostage negotiator, undercover drugs enforcement agent, author. Schranner advises corporate and government leaders in more than 40 countries on difficult negotiations

Matthias Schranner

Founder & CEO, Schranner Negotiation Institute

World Top 100 Young Innovators by MIT

Christopher Ahlberg

Co-founder & CEO, Recorded Future

EMEA lead for the only global cyber intelligence sharing community solely focused on financial services

John Salomon

Director – MEA, FS-ISAC

A One Young World (OYW) ambassador who was selected to attend the prestigious 2017 OYW Summit in Colombia

Dara Latinwo

One Young World UK Ambassador, currently based in United Arab Emirates

Former IBM executive at the top of Israel cyber game as one of the top 25 women leaders in cybersecurity of 2020

Ola Sergatchov

Vice President – Corporate Strategy, Guardicore

Recognised as one of the Top 100 CISOss for 2020 at Black Hat USA 202, by Cyber Defense Magazine

Dasha Deckwerth

Founder, President & CISO, Stealth-ISS Group

Global trailblazer, driving the companys cybersecurity vision of building a safe and secure intelligent connected digital world in the UAE and the region

Aloysius Cheang

Chief Security Officer, Huawei UAE

Insurance veteran and cyber insurance pioneer

Arunachalam Tharamangalam

President - Marketing & Head - Cyber and Emerging Risks Practice, Bharat Re-Insurance Brokers

Leading cybersecurity of ENGIE in the Middle East, South and Central Asia and Africa region. ENGIE is one of the leading global players in energy sector, with operations spanning US, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia.

Sarfaraz Ahmed

CIO & CISO, Engie

Securing the Digital Transformation Journey of Oil & Gas in India

Yask Sharma

CISO, Indian Oil

Andrew Schumer

Co-Founder, Dubai Cyber Cluster & Technical Director, Axon Tech

Trailblazer combatting cyber and financial fraud related crime, protecting both private and public interests

Col. Saeed M. Al Hajri

Director, Cybercrime Department and Chairman of Advisory Board, Dubai Police HQ

Faisal Sibai

Sr. Director CISO, Saudi Arabia

Sanjeev Walia

Founder and President, Spire Solutions

One of the most influential figures in the Russian IT industry and co-founder of anti-virus powerhouse Kaspersky Labs

Natalya Kaspersky

Co-Founder, Kaspersky Lab & InfoWatch

Abdul Rahman Al Marzouqi

Director of Cybersecurity, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)

Listed amongst top 50 young leaders in Cybersecurity in GCC & CISO of one of the oldest government departments in UAE

Adel Alhousani

CISO, Dubai Customs

Wallon Walusayi

CEO & Co-Founder, 3 Data

Peter Craig

Senior Product Marketing Manager, Bidender

Vikram Saini

SOC & SIEM Specialist, Independent

Tarek Naja

Solution Architect – Middle East, Qualys

Oscar Castro

Trend Micro

Sam Tayan

Manager, Zoom Video Communications – MENA

CIO at the Saudi Government Ministry responsible for regulating all media within the Kingdom & Communications to other countries

Abdullah Al-Othman

CIO, Ministry of Culture & Information, Saudi Arabia

H.E. Dr. Mohamed Al-Kuwaiti

Head of Cyber Security, United Arab Emirates Government

2019 CISO of the Year Luxembourg, Jelena leads the security strategies, policies and procedures for European Investment Bank, the lending arm of the European Union

Jelena Matone

Senior Head, CISO & OpRisk, European Investment Bank, Luxembourg

Multi-award winning military officer who has led startups & Fortune 100 software firms

Larry Gloss

Executive Director - Global Public Sector, BluVector

Ayesha Mohammad

Senior Cybersecurity Expert, Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC)

Siddhartha Murthinty

Chief Technology Officer, Spire Solutions

Rami Refaat

Head, Risks, Threats and Response, Spire Solutions

Ibrahim Mohammed Alshmranie

Chief Cybersecurity and Privacy officer-Saudi Arabia, Huawei

Nathan Swain

Former Senior Security Advisor to the UK Government

Laura Buckwell

Former News Anchor, Event Host & MC

Quentin Gaumer

Director, information security engineering and cyber resilience, Careem

Siham Benhamidouche

Cybersecurity Officer for Middle East and Africa, Schneider Electric

David Prior

CTO, Carnet Systems, United Kingdom

Hash Choudhuri

GM EMEA, Cribl

Ghaith Alsuwaidi

Deputy Director, Security Systems, Dubai Electronic Security Center DESC

H.E. Dr. Tariq Bin Hendi

Director General, Abu Dhabi Investment Office

Matej Michalko

Founder and CEO, Decent

Tye Hayes

CIO, City of Atlanta

Dr. Ernesto Damiani

Director, Khalifa University Center for Cyber Physical Systems (C2PS), Professor, Director, Information Security Center, Electrical and Computer Engineering & EBTIC

Professor Yuval Elovici

Head of Ben-Gurion University Cyber Security Research Center, Israel

Ollie Sheridan

Principal Security Advisor, Gigamon

Ashraf Esmat Khalil

Principal Solutions Architect, Huawei EBG

Niall Macleod

Director Sales Engineering, Digital Shadows

Shaik Abdul Khader

CISO, Leading Energy Company

Hafiz Farooq

Global Security Architect, Saudi Aramco

Served as Deputy Project Director at Siemens NATO team. Architect of industrial network security projects with Aramco, Bapco and Adnoc. Part of an award winning green energy project.

Kris Voorspoels

Director of International Technical Services , Owl Cyber Defense

Ivan Ustylenko

Foreign Markets BDM, CyberLympha

David Lazerson

CEO, Lazerson Cyber Services & Ben Cale

Bhowmik Shah

Co-Founder & CTO, Know All Edge IT Infrastructure

VJ Paharib

Senior Consultant – Information Security, Cander Group

Oren Yomtov

CEO, Immediacy Labs

Furkan Özer

Co-Founder, Forestall

Nis Bui

Managing Director, OMANEE

Ravi Arora


Harry Zorn


Ilan Barda

CEO, Radiflow

Eyal Hayardeny

CEO & Co-Founder, Reblaze

Matan Liberman

EVP Business Development, Semperis

Tonu Tammer

Executive Director, CERT-EE, Estonian Information System Authority

Timothy Grance

Senior Computer Scientist, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Sudhakar Ramakrishna

President and Chief Executive Officer, SolarWinds

Naveen Bharadwaj

Director, Africa, Spire Solutions

Faisal Ameer Malik

CTO, Huawei Enterprise Business Group

Ben Cale

Mentalist, Israel

Kunal Taneja

Co-Founder & CTO, baraka

Major General (Ret) Brett T. Williams

Co-Founder- IronNet, Former Director of Operations for U.S. Cyber Command, United States

Lali Shinde

Chief Revenue Officer, Seceon

Muhammad Rehan

Head, Infrastructure BU, Spire Solutions

Atif Jamil

Director Solutions- 5G and AI Smart Cities, Huawei ME

Dmitry Volkov

CTO, Head of Threat Intelligence & Attribution, Co- Founder of Group-IB

Benny Czarny

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, OPSWAT

Mohieddin Kharnoub

Chief Revenue Officer, Spire Solutions

Mohamed Djenane

Senior Cyber Security Consultant, Seclore

Yegor Aushev

CEO, Cyber Unit Technologies

Ahmed Saleh

Sales Engineer, META, Recorded Future

Zeki Turedi

CTO, EMEA, Crowdstrike

Iqbal Khawar

Business Development Manager, Global Security Network

Glen Thomas

Technology & Cyber Practice Partner, Grant Thornton

Eran Stiassny

CEO & Founder, Cyberm8

Matan Henan

Sales Director, CommuniTake Technologies

Mohamed Anwar Hafez

CISO, Central Bank of Egypt

Oren T Dvoskin

Global Marketing Director, Sasa Software

Bahi Hour

Director of Systems Engineering, Attivo

Niyaz Mohamed Ismail

Senior Sales Engineer, EclectiqIQ

Nagaraj Hebbar

Senior Sales Engineer, META, Recorded Future

Nadir Izrael

Co-Founder and CTO, Armis Security

Ahmed Ali

VP EMEA, Cyware

Racha Abdallah

Senior Security Consultan, Cyberknigh

Big Hass

Radio Host, Pulse 95 FM

Evgenia Broshevan

CEO, HackenProof

Khalid Yaqoob Baker

Senior Researcher, Research & Innovation, Dubai Electronic Security Center DESC

Matthew McKenna

VP, International Operations, SecurityScorecard

Hamad Al Katheri

Vice President of Enterprise Risk & Information Security, Zain KSA

David Carmiel


Sumaya Al Hajeri

Head of AI Governance and Policy at Minister of AI office, Prime Minister Office

Mark Mishaev

Software Director, Checkmarx

Emaad Ahmed

Principal Solution Architect & Network Architecture Transformation Chief Expert, Huawei UAE

Esti Peshin

General Manager of the Cyber Division at Israel, Aerospace Industries

Oren Elimelech

Founder & CEO, CyberTeam360

Naoufal Kerboute

Sales Director – Middle East, Waterfall Security Solutions

Itzik Weinstein

CEO, Cyber Observer

Tausif Sayyed

Head, Data BU, Spire Solutions

Idan Dardikman

VP Professional Services, Axiom Cyber Services

Dror Salee

Co-Founder & VP APAC – Guardicore, Guardicore

Matthew Platten

Operations Director – Fraud Management, Channel IT

Joshua Knight

Executive Vice President Cyber Defence, Digital14

Alan White

Senior Vice President, Head of Labs & Cyber Advisory, Digital14

Adam Cooper

Cyber-mediation, Senior Program Manager, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue

Halushchenko Alexander

Chief Inspector of the Office of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, National Coordination Center for Cyber Security

Danny Lacker

Head Security, Israel Water Authority

Simon Bell

Financial and Professional Risks (FINPRO) Practice Leader - Senior Vice President – MENA, Marsh Middle East and Africa

Eithne Treanor

Former journalist BBC, CNBC, Sky News, Bloomberg,

Marshal Webb

Former Hacker and CEO, Path Network

Dr. Lopa Mudraa Basuu

Leading Security Evangelist, India

Osei Bonsu Dickson

Chief Legal Advisor, Ministry of National Security, Ghana

Cybersecurity lead for one of the largest telephone operators and mobile network providers in the world

Francisco Z. Gaspar

Lead Cybersecurity, Telefónica, Germany

Security executive by day, Cyber hero by night, securing American global e-commerce marketplace & award-winning author

Ben Halpret

CISO, Groupon, US

Media publishing industry info sec excellence awardee of the leading newspaper in UAE

Anoop Paudval

Information Security Manager, Gulf News

Chairs the Security Council of the Slovak Republic ranks amongst top 10 in National Cyber Security Index

Rastislav Janota

Director, National Cyber Security Centre (SK-CERT), National Security Authority, Slovakia

CISO leading digital transformation & cybersecurity projects of Turkey's MOI

Kayihan Altinoz

AGM at the Information Technologies General Directorate, Ministry of Interior Turkey

Information security Head at Qatar's leading telecom company

Shaju Bhaskaran

Information Security Officer & Head of SOC - SMART QATAR, Ooredoo Qatar

Global & Group CISO at the largest operator of kindergarten-to-grade-12 schools in the world

Vivek Gupta

Vice President – Information Security (Global & Group CISO), GEMS Education, UAE

Founder of Pakistan's first women's information security community

Khaula Karim

Co-Founder, SheSec Pakistan

Veteran IT leader of one of the worlds’ top 20 banks

Linoy Kidd

CIO - Markets and Securities, HSBC, UAE

Trailblazer combatting cyber and financial fraud related crime, protecting both private and public interests

Col Saeed Al Hajri

Director Cyber Crime Department, Dubai Police

Award Winning CISO heading cybersecurity for leading insurance company in the kingdom.

Eng. Abdullah Biary

CISO, United Cooperative Assurance, Saudi Arabia

Co-Founder of cybersecurity association empowering women in cyber security and filling the Cyber Security Workforce Gap

Heide Young

Co-Founder, Women in Cyber Security Middle East

Award winning CISO from one of the top 100 global universities

Ayad (Ed) Sleiman

CISO, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

"Cyber Swiss Army Knife" – cyber warrior for both military and government environments

Christine de Souza

Board of Directors, Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI), US

Team member - technology infrastructure operations at the world 2nd most busiest airport

Biju Hameed

Head- Technology Infrastructure Operations, Dubai Airports

Young Emirati Founder & CEO of cybersecurity startup specializing in the field of education

Shamma Bin Hammad

Founder-CEO, CyberHero

At the helm of Pakistan’s premier investigation agency

Dr. Sanaullah Abbasi

Director General, FIA (Federal Investigation Agency), Pakistan

Subject matter expert, supporting Indian government initiatives on Digital Forensics, Cyber Crime & Terrorism, Threat Intelligence

Deepak Kumar

Senior Digital Forensic & Cyber Intelligence Professional, India

Bug Bounty Hunter, Top 5 in HackerOne leaderboards

Gal Nagli

Bug Bounty Hunter, Top 5 in HackerOne leaderboards

Quentin Gaumer

Director, information security engineering and cyber resilience, Careem

A sought after expert on diplomacy, international security issues- arms control, cybersecurity, and Russia-U.S relations

Oleg Shakirov

Senior Expert, Center for Advanced Governance, Russia

Gregory Francis BEM JP

Cybercrime Prevention Specialist

Tareque Choudhury

Vice President - Technology Risk & Infrastructure Operations, Dubai Airports

Dr. Hafiz Yasar Lateef

Cyber Security Head -Health ICT Services, NSW Government The Government of New South Wales, Australia

Borja Berastegui Anzorandia

Ethical Hacker, Spain

Spearheads infosec strategy at one of the Fortune Global 500

Dr. Yask Sharma

CISO, Large Oil & Gas company, India

Woman Leader transforming the face of cybersecurity, leads the only free & all-inclusive cybersecurity workforce development program

Carmen Marsh

President, United Cybersecurity Alliance

Rolled Out World's first CyberAlarm solution to protect businesses and public against cybercrime

Andrew Gould

Cyber Crime Programme Lead, National Police Chiefs' Council, UK

Inass Farouk

Marketing Director, Microsoft United Arab Emirates

Global CISO at one of the world's largest Tyre Manufacturers

Mansi Thapar

Divisional Head - Global Cybersecurity, Apollo Tyres Ltd.

Ali AlKhamis

CISO, Raya Financing

Security researcher during the day, bounty hunter at night.

Nikolaos Thymianis

CISO, Caresocius, Exception Management/Risk Management Associate, Pfizer

India’s One of The Youngest Cyber Evangelist & Information Security Professional

Smith Gonsalves

One of India’s Youngest Cyber Evangelist & Information Security Professional

Security Leader of the 2030 transformation vision in Medina Health Cluster

Abdullah Marghalany

Cybersecurity Chief Officer, Ministry of Health General Directorate of Health Affairs in Medina

CISO of top 5 best performing mining companies in the world

Jad H. Abdulsalam

CISO, Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden)

IT Security and Risk Governance Leader at one of the top ten “Best Global Brands 2021”

Ekrem Zoroglu

Enterprise Solutions Delivery Group Head, Daimler AG, Turkey

Ahmed Al Zarouni

VP & Head of IT Department, Investment Corporation of Dubai

Fahad Alqarni

Cybersecurity Manager, The Royal Commission for AlUla

Muneeb Imran Shaikh

Data Privacy Manager, Saudi Credit Bureau – SIMAH

Mohammed Alshehri

General Manager – CISO, Alamthal Finance, Saudi Arabia

Goutam Pudota

Group Head Information Security CCISO, IFFCO Group

Jelena Zelenovic

Senior Head, CISO & OpRisk, President, European Investment Bank, Women4Cyber Foundation

Leads federal level policy making at the world's second largest economy

Atsushi Umino

Director of the Office of the Director-General for Cybersecurity, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan

Tarek Naja

Subject Matter Expert, Qualys, Dark Stage Technical Advisor

The master of all things cool

Mariam Alhammadi

Information Security Specialist, Ministry of Interior

Cyber security Healthcare specialist

Ashish Khanna

Shadow CISO & Cybersecurity Advisor, Dubai Government entity

Lieutenant Colonel, USMC (Retired) Bill Hagestad

Cyberwarfare expert and independent security researcher

Heads Cybersecurity at the biggest financial institution in the Sultanate, listed amongst the top 50 banks by Forbes Middle East

Abhishek Pratap Singh

Head of Information Security Governance and Risk, Bank Muscat, Oman

Cybersecurity and E-diplomacy thought leader at Swiss-Maltese non-governmental organisation, the Geneva Internet Platform, and leads the Geneva Dialogue on Responsible Behaviour in Cyberspace

Vladimir Radunović

Director of Cybersecurity and E-diplomacy, DiploFoundation, Serbia

Known for discovering the KRACK attack against WPA2 and the Dragonblood attack against WPA3, reseracher at one of the best 100 universities in the world

Mathy Vanhoef

Krack Attack discoverer, Belgium

Award-winning Cyber Security Professional

Dr. Erdal Ozkaya

Chief Cybersecurity Strategist, CISO, Australian Charles Sturt University

CIO Legend Award winner from CIO World Association 2021

Deepak Kalambkar

IT Infrastructure Specialist & CISO, India

Trusted Former Security Advisor at UK Government with over 2 decades of cyber experience in both physical & digital

Nathan Swain

Former Senior Security Advisor to the UK Government

Recognized expert in health IT development leading digital initiatives at a world class healthcare provider

Mohamed G. Abdalmksoud

Director of Information Technology, United Eastern Medical Services, Mubadala Health

Dr Faisal Sibai

CISO, Confidential, Saudi Arabia

Cybersecurity strategist advising Fortune 500 and start-up companies on navigating complex cybersecurity issues

Finto Thomas

Head of Security, Alef Education

Winner Arab CISO Award 2021, Member EC-Council CCISO advisory board

Ahmed Nabil Mahmoud

Regional Senior Business Information Security and Risk Officer (BISO), Standard Chartered Bank

Responsible for driving the global IT strategy of one of the largest and fastest growing conglomerates in the MENA region

Veneeth Purushotaman

Group CIO, Aster DM healthcare

Leader in the Cyber Deception space working to deceive, detect, and defend enterprises from cyber-attacks.

Bahi Hour

Director of Systems Engineering – META, Attivo Networks

Award winning TV show host and international journalist

Mayowa Adegoke

Award winning TV show host and international journalist

Oren Elimelech

Co-founder and CEO, CYBERTEAM360

Ray Kafity

Vice President, Attivo Networks Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META)

Malek Abutayeh

Head IT/OT – Middle East & Central Asia, Confidential

Sales Engineering Leader with a focus on Product, Design & Customer Engagement

Matthew Ellison

Channel Sales Engineer, Appgate, UK

Moiz Baig

Cybersecurity Advisor, Nokia

Roland Daccache

Sales Engineering Manager - MEA, CrowdStrike

Group CISO at the third largest integrated health care delivery and financing system in the US

Omar Khawaja

CISO, Highmark Health, US

Jayson E. Street

World class hacker & author, who notoriously robbed banks across 5 continents

Oversees cybersecurity for kingdoms' court system

Yasser Al Yousef

Chief Information Security officer, Ministry of Justice (Saudi Arabia)

Spearheading the IT Vertical covering 2 hospitals & 50 clinics

Ramakrishnan Natarajan

VP IT, Emirates Hospital

Former Head of FBI San Francisco Cybersecurity Investigative Branch

MK Palmore

Former Head of FBI San Francisco Cybersecurity Investigative Branch

Listed by Forbes as one of the “brightest entrepreneurs, breakout talents, and change agents” in Enterprise Technology, recognised pioneer in the industrial security incident response and threat intelligence community

Robert M. Lee

Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Dragos Inc. US

Subject matter expert cyber-physical systems, IoT security, wireless security, artificial intelligence for cybersecurity, and blockchain at Qatar’s leading university

Dr. Devrim Unal

Research Assistant Professor of Cyber Security, KINDI Center for Computing Research, College of Engineering, Qatar University

Crime- & Intelligence Analyst, Business Psychologist

Mark T. Hofmann

Behavioral- & Cyber-Profiling, Germany

Actively contributing to inter-organizational working groups for establishing policies, standards, and guidelines at International Labour Organisation (ILO)

Viktor Polic

CISO & Head of Information Security and Assurance Services, International Labour Organisation, Switzerland

Senior Advisor to VP Cybersecurity Sector ( CISO stc Group ), Saudi Arabia

Syed Ali

Senior Advisor to VP Cybersecurity Sector ( CISO stc Group ), Saudi Arabia

James Connolly

Regional Director Middle East, Darktrace

Accomplished International Senior Cyber Risk & Security, and Information Technology Executive, with 30 years of experience in Fortune 500 companies

Muhittin Hasancioglu

Petronas Cybersecurity Advisor to the C-suite

Award-winning journalist & former BBC presenter, reported across 30 countries

Amandeep Bhangu

Award-winning journalist & former BBC presenter, reported across 30 countries

The Honorable Minister Prof Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami)

Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, Nigeria

Cybersecurity influencer & powerhouse fuelling global strategies & policies

Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola

Chair, African Union Cyber Security Expert Group

Malcom Smith

Risk Head, Government Entity, Qatar

Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi

Director General of NITDA

Radio Presenter, Pulse 95 of the tech show: Future Talk

Omnia Al Saleh

Radio Presenter, Pulse 95 of the tech show: Future Talk

H.E. Ambassador Amir Hayek

Israeli Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Rami Efrati

Founding member and former Head the Civilian Division of the Israel National Cyber Bureau in the Prime Minister's Office

Paul de Souza

Founder, Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI), US

Harshit Agarwal

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, Appknox

Responsible for driving cybersecurity strategies at Abu Dhabi’s principal authority- driving sustainable growth of culture and tourism

Hessa Al Nahdi

CISO, Department of Culture & Tourism

Bernard Montel

Technical Director and Security Strategist, Tenable

Andrew Ginter

VP Industrial Security, Waterfall Security

Syed Abdul Qadir

Executive Director, Technology Consulting & Cyber Risk Assurance, PwC, Pakistan

Sultan Owais

Digital Lead, Prime Minister's Office - UAE

Jamie Moles

Senior Technical Manager, ExtraHop

Betty Ugona

Chief Innovation Officer, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation

Ishaaq Jacobs

Chief Cyber security Officer, Sasol, South Africa

David Carmiel


Camille Charaudeau is the Vice President of Product Strategy at CybelAngel. Camille works closely with CybelAngel's strategic partners and customers as well as market analysts to ensure the solution meets their needs and to anticipate future ones. As a digital native, Camille has spent years growing and helping companies thrive in fast-paced, scale-up environments. Before joining CybelAngel, he led Strategy at 360Learning, and Sales at Cedexis, a Portland-based B2B start-up acquired by Citrix. Camille graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique and HEC Paris.

Camille Charaudeau

Vice President of Product Strategy, CybelAngel

Rami Kayyali is the Chief Technology Officer & Regional Director of The Kernel TechRami specializes in building tailored Authentication solutions & over the years has worked as a consultant along side various governmental ministries/entities and large scale enterprises across the middle east and africa. Rami has also had a number of his personal works published and accredited by a number of the most well respected forums in our industry.

Rami Kayyali

Chief Technology Officer & Regional Director, The Kernel


Cyber Security Officer, Fakeeh Care

Pete Chestna

CISO of North America at Checkmarx

Michael Armon

Chairman, Israel Society of Autonomous Systems

Shaik Abdulkhader (Shaik) is a proven visionary cybersecurity leader with 28+ years of experience with strong business acumen and excellent working knowledge of cybersecurity, IT, IOT, IIOT & OT technologies. He is currently serving in the role of a CISO for reputed Energy company in Qatar and earlier as CISO for Vodafone Qatar. He has highly diversified industry exposure and multi geography experience, having excellent knowledge of Business & IT systems, products, solutions, platforms & services in Banking, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Telecom & Government sectors and have been associated with the biggest global brands like TCS, Vodafone, QNB, IBM, QAPCO etc at various technical & leadership roles.

Shaik Abdulkhader

CISO, Oil & Gas Government Entity

Cybersecurity Expert with Experience in Law Enforcement & Global Enterprises

Renze H. Jongman

Manager, Intelligence Enablement, Mandiant

Pete Chestna

CISO of North America at Checkmarx

Syed Abid Ali

Co-Founder & Chief Commercial Officer of PhishRod

Victor Polic

CISO & Head of Information Security and Assurance Services, ILO, Switzerland

Obay A. Aljerian

General Manager of Cybersecurity, Digital Government Authority, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Raed Abdullah Al-Shaikh

Information Security Head, EXPEC Computer Center, Saudi Aramco

Gopan Sivasankaran

General Manager, META, Secureworks

Stephen Kavanagh

Executive Director Police Services, INTERPOL, FRANCE

Pinhas Huber

Senior Vice President & Global Sales, Terafence

Ashok Kavichandran

Vice President of Sales, Fire Compass

Jake Nguyen


Erez Dror

Director, Orchestra Group

Gil Hazaz

VP Sales, Enterprise Solutions, Kovrr

Giung Park

VP sales, Head of Global Business Development, NNSP

Vaishal Mehta

Consulting Partner - Global Practice Head (Cyber & Digital Business Risk), Inspira IT

Mustafa Lotia

Business Partner – Cybersecurity Risk Consulting & Advisory MEA, Inspira IT

Dror Fixler

CEO, FirstPoint Mobile Guard, Ltd.

Yisrael Gross

Co-Founder and business development director, L7 Defense API security company

Yuriy Gatupov

Chief Commercial Officer and co-founder of Labyrinth Development

Sion Retzkin

Head of Technical Channel Enablement EMEA & APAC, Pentera

Rajesh Krishna

Founder & CEO, Securaa

Massimiliano Botta

Chief Sales Officer, Sferanet



Dietmar Wyhs

Director Sales DACH & CEE, SSH

Warren Stein

Chief Revenue Officer, Cympire

Sagi Lamay

CEO & Co-Founder, Deceptive Bytes

Naveen Vasudeva

Founder and CEO of The CyberTree Paradox

Roi Cohen

CRO & Cofounder, Vicarius

Pavan Kushwaha

Founder and CEO, Kratikal Technologies

Imad Aldhfiri

Head of Cybersecurity Risk Monitoring, Saudi Aramco

Mesfer Almesfer

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), NEOM

Hila Meller

Co- Founder, Leading Cyber Ladies

Nadim Abdulrahim

Global Government Industry Expert - Huawei Enterprise Business Group

Bader Al Marzooqi

Project Manager, Dubai Cyber Index

James Spiteri

Product Marketing Director, Elastic

Sheril Nagoor

Solution Architect, Cloudflare

Tamer Odeh

Regional Director, Sentinel one

Erez Jacobson

Head of Emerging Markets, XM Cyber

Fady Younes

Cybersecurity Director, MEA and EMEAR Service Provider, Cisco

Mohd Shamir Hashim

Senior Vice President, CyberSecurity, Malaysia



Deputy Director of Information Services, Services Department, DESC

Emaar Group

Binoo Joseph

Chief Digital and Technology Officer, Officer, Emaar Group

Sultan Al-Harbi

OT SOC Manager, IT Belt

Nizar Wafa

Duo Account Executive - MEA, CISCO

Prasanth Prasad

Business Unit Head Spire Solutions


Morgan Jay

Vice President Sales EMEA & APAC, Pentera

Sales Engineering Champion

Jannis Utz

Head of Sales Engineering EMEA & APAC, Pentera

Maya Horowitz is the Director of Threat Intelligence and Research at Check Point Software Technologies. Maya is responsible for leading the intelligence and research efforts while leveraging her team’s analysis into threat prevention products. Since Maya joined Check Point over 4 years ago, she has successfully discovered and exposed new cyber threat campaigns. Maya’s extensive background in information security has enabled her to effectively utilize her research and continuously improve Check Point’s threat prevention products. She has unveiled malicious threat actors and operations to the public, mitigating the outcomes of their attacks. Prior to Check Point, Maya served 10 years as an officer in the intelligence unit of the Israel Defense Forces. She holds a master’s degree in Psychology and Biology (Psycho-neuro Immunology) from Tel-Aviv University, Israel.

Maya Horowitz

VP Research, Check Point Software Technologies

Apollinaire Moreno

Public Cloud Sales Lead, Fortinet International Emerging Markets

Bahaa Hudairi

Regional Director

Mitun Zavery

Regional Vice President, Sales Engineering EMEA, Sonatype

Nicolai Solling

Chief Technology Officer, Help AG

Nuno Oliveira

Software Development Group Manager, Checkmarx


DIVISION MANAGER, Bulwark Technologies

James Chappell

Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Digital Shadows

Jorge Sebastiao

Founder & CEO, Simba Storage

Barak Hadad

Head of Research, Armis Labs

Brian Egenrieder

Veteran sales strategist and executive leader



Mark Reeves

Vice President Revenue Operations EMEA, Jumio Corporation

Hesham Saad

Sr. Regional Cybersecurity Technical Specialist, Microsoft

Victor Gevers

Co-founder and Head of Research at Dutch Institute for Vulnerability Disclosure

Sunil Peer

Regional CDTO - Cloud BU, Huawei Middle East

Sheik Abideen

Regional Director - MEA, Securonix

Karim Hosny Attia

CEO & Founder, UBIRCH Cyber Security LLC

Award winning professional responsible for a global team of internationally recognized technology strategists that help secure some of the largest organizations in the world.

Milad Aslaner

Head of Technology Advisory Group, SentinelOne

Oren Maguid

Regional VP JAPAC/ME, Votiro Cybersec Ltd, Argentina

Aviad Tamir

Commercial Attaché - Israel's Economic and Trade Mission to the UAE

Olzhas Satiyev

CEO, WebTotem LLP, Kazakhstan

Yinon Costica

Co-Founder & VP Of Product , Wiz, Israel

Gaurav Dubey

CEO, TDeFi, India

Senthilvel Kumar

VP, Cyber Security, Yash Technologies, India

An information technology professional, with over 20-years experience in the market and very passionate about new and evolving technologies.

Mihai Barpascu

Senior Solutions Architect, Bitdefender

Eran Kovalsky

Director of product management, Radiflow

Tudor James

EMEA Solutions Engineering, Qomplx

Veronica Cazzaniga

Account Executive, Sferanet

Rob Osborn

Cloud Security Advisor, Orca Security

Karine Ben-Simhon

VP Intelligence Partnerships & Innovation, Citi

John Iestyn Davies

Managing Director, Pervade Software

Toufic Mobarak

Founder and President, MobileSphere

Arjun V

Security Engineer, Carnet Systems, India

Arjun Vijay

Security Engineer, Innspark Solutions, India

Yacine Felk 


Chandra Shekhar Misra

Founder and CEO, Terafence India (F16)

John Brennan

Director of Sales Engineering EMEA, InoGates, NetAbstraction

Saqub Hussain

Director, CA Cyber Security & Training Ltd

Vlad Fomenko

Head of Cyber Sector, Israel Export Institute

John Iestyn Davies

Managing Director, Pervade Software

Loizos Mikallos

Head Of Engineering Department, Channel IT

Pranav Bhoptkar

MEA Cybersecurity Director, Honeywell

Shaaz Shaikh

Sales Director, Allot

Ali Hussain Al Khamis

CISO, Raya Financing Company

Alessandro Monforte

Senior Lead, Cloud Security, Cisco

George Mehrej

Director of Alliances & Channel - MENA, Immersive Labs

Omar Maayah

Cybersecurity solutions Architect, CISCO

Samuel Ubido

Information Security Manager, Operational Technology, (Confidential), Department of Computer Science - University of Oxford, UK


FOUNDER - DIRECTOR, Pure ID Labs Limited

Aditya Arora

AI Scientist at Bayanat for Mapping and Surveying, UAE.

Ali Khan

Partner, Risk Advisory, Cyber Detect & Respond Leader

Amgad Zaki

Senior Solutions Architect

Yassir Kazar

President & Co-Founder

Bryan Seely

Strategic Advisor, Spire Solutions

Dr. Omer Dawelbeit

Principal, Solutions Architect, MENA Public Sector

Eric Eifert

Executive Director - Defense & Cyber Business Unit

Paula Januszkiewicz

CEO of CQURE Inc., Security Expert, Penetration Tester and Trainer, Microsoft MVP and Microsoft Regional Director

Shannon Ng

Senior Sales Manager, Votiro Cybersec Ltd

Cybersecurity leader at Nigeria's state oil corporation, Africa's largest producer of oil and the sixth largest oil producing country in the world

Muniru Muhammad Mai

Director, Cybernetics and Automation in Research, Technology, and Innovation (RTI), Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC)

Cyber Defense

Hasan Chocor

Senior Consultant

Yasmine Idrissi Azzouzi

Cybersecurity Program Officer, ITU

Sascha Giese

Head Geek, SolarWinds, Journey to Secure by Design

Security and Justice, Deloitte Middle East

Simon Hosking

Partner – Consulting – Defence

Furqan Khan

Manager of Offensive Security

Rizwan Razaq

Middle East Digital Power Business Dept, Huawei

Kamal Zian

Chief Cybersecurity and Privacy officer – Gulf North representative Office, Huawei

Cyber Defense

Samrat Das




Tom Richards

Co-Founder, Chief Strategy Officer

Eric Hay is a world renowned jet-setting cybersecurity ass-kicker [hmm, maybe that's too strong

Eric Hay

Director, Field Engineering, Quantum Xchange

Cyber Security, KPMG

Dr. Suresh A. Shan

Chairman, Computer Society of India, Mumbai Chapter


Director of Cybersecurity, Havelsan

Fatih Sarı

Managing Director, Veriskop

Ahmed Abdel Hamid

AWS Security and Compliance Lead, Public Sector, MEA

Ahmed Elraghy

Senior Advisor, ITU

Andrea Rigoni

Partner – Government and Public Services Global Cyber Leader, Deloitte

Dr. Ahmed Ali Abdel-Hafez Ahmed

Vice President for Cyber Security Affairs, National Telecommunication Regulatory (NTRA), Egypt

Mehmet Burak Donmez

Chief Technology Officer, Peyk

Caroline Troein

Lead Researcher, ITU

Dr. Ammar Alhusaini

Deputy Director General, Central Agency for Information Technology, Kuwait

Sebastian(Tian) Zhao

Legend Creative Technology, COO