• Speakers

Speakers

The conference brought the brightest minds to discuss the institutional bases for building the future of government… knowledge governments.

Lutfi Elvan

Minister of Development

Ministry of Development of the Republic of Turkey

Khaled Mahdi

Secretary-General

Supreme Council for Planning and Development

Merza Hasan

Executive Director

The World Bank

Khaled Alhashash

Founder and CEO

Knowledge Economy Forum

Rajai El Khadem

Head Of LinkedIn MENA for Public Sector

LinkedIn

Bernard Dunn

President, Boeing Middle East, North Africa and Turkey

Boeing International

William Lyons

Strategic R&D Partnerships Manager

Boeing

Hani Chohan

Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

General Electrics

Prof. Mark Brown

Director of National Institute for Digital Learning

DCU

Lionel Dean

Reader in Digital Design (De Montfort) Creative Director (Studio)

De Montfort University and FutureFactories Studio

Sanjay Brahmawar

Director, IBM Watson

IBM

Valentina Ion

Director of Government Smart City Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)

Microsoft

Christopher O'Neil

President elect

National Association of Government Communicators

Perry van Beek

Owner and Founder

Social.ONE

Ali Saleh

Senior Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer, MENAT/SSA

General Electrics

Gianmario Pisanu

Managing Director, Management Consulting Lead, Middle East & North Africa

Accenture

Mansour Almethen

Deputy Director General For IT

Public Authority for Civil Information

Chris Hamilton

Head of Digital

Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office Communications

Dr.Fatima Alsalem

Assistant Professor

Kuwait University

Ronald Young

CEO

Knowledge Associates International

Marwan El Nemr

Director - Public Sector MENA

LinkedIn

James Filpi

Senior Counsel

US Department of Commerce Commercial Law Development Program

Boutheina Guermazi

Manager- Digital Development Unit

World Bank

NEHAL ELMEGHARBEL

PROGRAM MANAGER

UNHABITAT

Laveen Mansharamani

Territory Leader, Watson Internet of Things

IBM

KIM HYUNG JIN

Director

LG Electronics