GCC BDI 6th Chairman Summit 2018

 sponsored by Elm

 

 

GCC Board Directors Institute

Chairman Summit 

"Digital Disruption and the Fourth Industrial Revolution - 

Are boards ready? " 

 

26 November, 2018

Al Faisaliah Hotel,

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

sponsored by Elm 

 

Guest of Honour And Keynote Speaker

H.E. Eng. Abdullah A. AlSwaha

Minister of Communication and Information Technology

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Guest Speaker

 

 

James Bilefield

Serial Digital Entrepreneur 

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Other Speakers Confirmed to Date:

 

Mohammed Al Shroogi, 

Chairman - GCC BDI 

 

Dr. Abdul-Rahman Bin,

Saad Al-Jadhai - 

CEO - Elm

 

Lino Cattaruzzi,

Managing Director MENA -

Google

     

Ihab Foudeh,

General Manager, Public Sector

 – Middle East & Africa - Microsoft

Abdulrahman Tarabzouni,

CEO & MD - STV 

 

 

Xavi Anglada, 

Managing Director,

Digital Lead, MENA - Accenture

 

     

Phyllis Newhouse, 

CEO - Xtreme Solutions

 

Evans Munyuki,

Group Chief Digital Officer - 

Emirates NBD

 

Matthew White, 

Head Digital Trust &

 Blockchain Leader - PwC

     

Omar Hashem,

 Head of Digital  & Techology

Group, NCB

 

Wael Fattouh,

Cybersecurity & Techology

Risk Partner - PwC

 

Zeyad Khoshaim,

Managing Partner -

Khoshaim & Associates

 

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Provisional Programme

 

08:00  

Registration, refreshments and networking

   

09:15

Welcome and key note address

   

10:00

Panel 1 : What is happening in digital transformation – the latest trends

 

  • What are the realities and what are the fads
  • The threats and opportunities and the biggest digital priorities
  • Converting Digital Disruption Into Competitive Advantage
  • The Next Stage of Digital Transformation
   

11:30

Prayer break, refreshments and networking

   

12:15

Panel 2 : The board’s role in shaping digital transformation

 

  • The economic essentials of digital strategy
  • Strategy in the digital age
  • How can board directors ensure that their companies are poised to take advantage of the opportunities offered by new technology and business models, whilst also containing risk and retaining relevance? In such as setting, how can board directors add value to the company’s decision making?
  • Does digital disruption demand new skills in the boardroom
   

13:30

Lunch & networking 

   

14:30

Breakout sessions

 

  • Cyber Security and the Board; IT Governance – the latest trends
  • Blockchain – the next IT revolution?
  • Want to learn more about AI? Automation and AI For Business Transformation
   

15:30

Close

 

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By invitation only

For more information, please contact

Email: getinvolved@gccbdi.org

Call: +971 4 554 7967