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A strategy and policy-driven stage led by a stellar lineup of Global CISO’s setting trends at some of the world’s most iconic companies, intelligence briefings on new threats from major international security agencies, Government authorities & Public and Private sectors who bring to the table, top of mind cyber issues and initiatives

Captain Abdulla Alshahi

Deputy Director Cyber Crime Department, Dubai Police

Captain Khalid Tahlak

Head of Social Crime Section, Dubai Police

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

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

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

Israel Former Data Protection commissioner

Yoram Hacohen

CEO, Israel Internet Association (ISOC-IL)

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)

Technology strategist who battled America largest cyber security attack

Gary Brantley

CTO, Beazer Homes

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

Commanded numerous prestigious operational and technological positions in Military Intelligence and received the Creative Thinking Award from the Director of Military Intelligence

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Rami Efrati

Founding member and former Head the Civilian Division of the Israel National Cyber Bureau, Prime Ministers Office

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

Yousef Awad

Ethical Hacker, GDI Foundation

Arwa Alhamad

Cyber Security Enablement Director, STC

Erez Dror

Sales Director, Orchestra Group

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)

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

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

CIO Legend Award from CIO World Association 2021

Deepak Kalambkar

AVP Infrastructure and CSO, SafexPay

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

Sahir Hidayatullah

CEO, Smokescreen Technologies

Leads INTERPOLs Cybercrime Directorate

Craig Jones

Cybercrime Director, INTERPOL

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

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

Timur Yunusov

Head of Offensive Security Research, R&D Lab

Abdulrahman Al-Nimari

Cybersecurity Director, Saudi Arabia

Nasser Al Rayhi

Acting Manager Information Security Services, aeCERT

Lieutenant Colonel Rashid Lootah

Director Cyber Forensics Department, Dubai police

Wallon Walusayi

CEO & Co-Founder, 3 Data

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

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

Mohammed Darwish Azad

CISO, Emirates NBD

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)

Rami Refaat

Senior Product Manager, Spire Solutions

Sohaib Alam

Head of Cybersecurity, Bankislami

Pradeep Kumar


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

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

Siddhartha Murthinty

Chief Solutions Architect, Spire Solutions

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

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

Larry Gloss

Executive Director - Global Public Sector, BluVector

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)

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

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

James Hadley

CEO, Immersive Labs

Adding value to all IT and Happiness releated matters

Ahmed Al Zarouni

Vice President, Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD)

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)

Highly skilled on city level systems & adopting several disruptive technologies, ensuring that key security principles and technologies are adopted

Amer Sharaf

Director, Compliance, Support and Alliances, Dubai Electronic Security Center

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

Syed Ashfak

Head, Encryption BU, Spire Solutions

Peter Craig

Senior Product Marketing Manager, Bidender

Ayesha Mohammad

Senior Cybersecurity Expert, Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC)

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

Jarrett Kolthoff

CEO, SpearTip

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

Amitai Ratzon

CEO, Pcysys

Veteran in the cyber Intelligence and cybersecurity realm

Oren Kaplan

Director of Strategic Alliances and APJ, Pcysys

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

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

Viktor Polic

CISO, Head of Information Security and Assurance Services, ILO

Faisal Sibai

Sr. Director CISO, Saudi Arabia

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

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

Hessa Salem Al Nahdi

CISO, Department of Culture & Tourism

Eman Alkhatib

UAE Sales Manager, Cyberknight

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

Omar Osman

Information Security Officer, Malaffi

Quentin Gaumer

Group CISO, Rain

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

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

Ilan Scialom

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

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)

Award winning CSO responsible for driving the Companys cybersecurity vision of building a safe and secure intelligent connected digital world in Saudi and the region

Ibrahim Alshamranie

Chief Security Officer, Huawei Saudi Arabia

Laura Buckwell

Former News Anchor

Heide Young

Head of Cyber Security Strategy & Co-Founder, Women in Cyber Security Middle East

Nathan Swain

Trusted Former Security Advisor

Muath AlHomoud

CISO, Tasnee

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

Inass Farouk

Marketing Director, Microsoft

Shahab Siddiqui

Global Head of Cyber Security, Petrofac

Paul de Souza

Founder, Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI)

Ashraf Esmat Khalil

Principal Solutions Architect, Huawei EBG

VJ Paharib

Senior Consultant – Information Security, Cander Group

Matan Liberman

EVP Business Development, Semperis

Faisal Ameer Malik

CTO, Huawei Enterprise Business Group

Itzik Weinstein

CEO, Cyber Observer

Ghaith Alsuwaidi

Deputy Director, Security Systems, Dubai Electronic Security Center DESC

David Carmiel


David Prior

Principal Consultant, Carnet Systems

Halushchenko Alexander

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

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

Emaad Ahmed

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

Danny Lacker

Head of the Water Security and Emergency Division, Water Authority, State of Israel

Siham Benhamidouche

MEA Cybersecurity Officer, Schneider Electric

Esti Peshin

General Manager of the Cyber Division at Israel, Aerospace Industries

Ollie Sheridan

Principal Security Advisor, Gigamon

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

Matej Michalko

Founder and CEO, Decent

H.E. Dr. Tariq Bin Hendi

Director General, Abu Dhabi Investment Office

Hash Choudhuri

GM EMEA, Cribl

Oren Yomtov

CEO, Immediacy Labs

Furkan Özer

Co-Founder, Forestall

Nis Bui

Managing Director, OMANEE

Ravi Arora


Harry Zorn


Ilan Barda

CEO, Radiflow

Bhowmik Shah

Co-Founder & CTO, Know All Edge IT Infrastructure

Naoufal Kerboute

Sales Director – Middle East, Waterfall Security Solutions

Hamad Al Katheri

Vice President of Enterprise Risk & Information Security, Zain KSA

David Prior

Principal Consultant, Isophene Ltd.

Dmitry Volkov

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

Khalid Yaqoob Baker

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

Matthew McKenna

VP, International Operations, SecurityScorecard

Eyal Hayardeny

CEO & Co-Founder, Reblaze

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

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

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

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

Sumaya Al Hajeri

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

Simon Bell

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

Mark Mishaev

Software Director, Checkmarx

Eithne Treanor

Former journalist BBC, CNBC, Sky News, Bloomberg,

Marshal Webb

Former Hacker and CEO, Path Network

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

David Prior

Principal Consultant, Resilio

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

Naveen Bharadwaj

Director, Africa, Spire Solutions

Ben Cale

Mentalist, Israel

Kunal Taneja

Co-Founder & CTO, baraka

Oren Elimelech

Founder & CEO, CyberTeam360






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