SPEAKERS

Mr. Schindler specializes in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Quality, and Manufacturing having also won the Pioneer Award of Auto Bild and Computer Bild (2020) for AI at Production.

MATTHIAS SCHINDLER

Head of Artificial Intelligence Innovation,

BMW

Germany

Raimund is a Railway Transportation executive with a profound expertise in transportation planning and knowledge about all relevant disciplines that form a Railway System, including solutions for the first and last mile.

RAIMUND HANAUER

Director of Transport Planning,

Qatar Rail

Qatar

Dr. Filali currently leads the technology development of QMIC's solutions in the area of Smart Cities, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Road Safety, IoT, and Connected Car solutions.

DR FETHI FILALI

Head of Technology Development & Applied Research,

Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC)

Qatar

An Innovative, results-driven business development and marketing leader with notable success driving player acquisition, market expansion, revenue growth, and social impact.

Heba Al Masri

Managing Director,

Qatar SportsTech

Qatar

Laila specializes in digital & social media and currently leads national projects in Oman like the government innovation in emerging technologies and the Smart Ambassador initiative in Oman and other projects related to digital transformation.

LAILA ABDULLAH AL HADHRAMI

Digital Transformation & Change Management Expert- Ministry of Technology & Communications MTC, Oman,

Director - Oman Smart City Platform

Oman

Prior to QEERI, he was Chief Scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in the US, where he was awarded the 2008 Laboratory Director’s Award for Exceptional Scientific Achievement.

Dr Antonio Sanfilippo

Chief Scientist/Director,

Qatar Foundation/Qatar Environment & Energy Research Institute - QEERI HBKU

Qatar

With 15 years of expertise in strategic content and advisory, she has acquired an expertise in AI and innovation towards sustainable development goals, with a focus on social and gender bias and ethical concerns.

VIRGINIE MARTINS

Ethical AI & SDG expert,

Member of Europen Union Alliance

Belgium

Narayanan holds a Bachelor of Science (Statistics) and a Master in Business Administration degree from the University of Mumbai, India and has over 30 years of IT and Operations experience in the banking sector.

NARAYANAN SRINIVASAN

Group Chief Operations Officer,

Barwa Bank

Qatar

Al-Sulaiti brings massive experience and technical skills to Qnbn, matched by management and leadership qualities, building Qatar’s next generation national fiber-optics infrastructure. Prior to establishing Qnbn, Al-Sulaiti was the Manager of National Broadband Network at ictQATAR.

Dr Ahmed Al-Sulaiti

CEO,

Qatar National Broadband Network

Qatar

An Experienced Head Of Business Intelligence with a demonstrated history of working in the banking industry. He is skilled in Business Intelligence, financial planning, digital transformation, project management, Credit Analysis, Basel II, Credit Cards, and Commercial Banking.

JAISON ANTONY

Head of Business Intelligence,

Doha Bank

Qatar

The Chief Data Officer for the Estonian government, he oversees data governance and data science in the Estonian government. His mission is to lead the development of government services using artificial intelligence.

Ott Velsberg

Government Chief Data Officer,

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia

Adam Bonnifield

VP Artificial Intelligence,

Airbus

France

Served as Head of IT department for more than 7 years as well as IT operation Project Manager for more than 5 years, specialised with managing IT functions on a day-to-day operational basis.

Samer Al Hato

IT PMO Director/ICT Consultant,

General Authority for Minor's Affairs, Doha

Qatar

A Harvard Alumini, Award Winning Technologist, Rescue Pilot, Angel Investor and Global speaker with over 100+ global recognition and 17 Patents. He has been acknowledged as world's top 25 CIO, top 10 Robotics Designer in 2019 and #1 Artificial Intelligence Leader in Asia.

Ravinder Pal Singh

Chief Information and Innovation Officer,

TATA SIA Airlines Ltd

India

Alena has trained in Executive Leadership development while working in the field of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and is the co-founder of The Training Academy - ITW.

ALENA DIQUE

Founder & Coordinator,

UNCTAD Youth Action Hub Oman

OMAN

Dr. Shadha ALAmri, is an Academic Researcher, Innovation Inspector and Curriculum Developer. Her research areas are in computer network and security, Cloud computing, access control security, artificially intelligent and formal logic - Modal logic.

Dr Shadha ALAmri

Ambassador,

Oman Smart City

OMAN

Italian citizen, CEO of Dinamica International (Europe and GCC), and operate as a senior advisor to industry and government authorities on innovation and digital transformation.

Dr Bijan Pio Majidi

CEO, Dinamica International Ventures Development & Programs Director,

Bahrain Smart City Society

Bahrain

The director of innovation at Qatar Science and Technology Park, her role also involves supporting tech-entrepreneurship in Qatar through various innovation and incubation programs.

Hayfa Al-Abdulla

Innovation Director,

Qatar Science & Technology Park

Qatar

HUBERT ETIENNE

AI Ethics Research Head,

Facebook

France