Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, East Crescent Rd, Palm Jumeirah - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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Event Date Mon Apr 15 +04 - Tue Apr 16 +04 (over 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Apr 15 12:00am - Tue Apr 16 9:00am
Location Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
East Crescent Rd, Palm Jumeirah - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Region EMEA

Driving Customer Insights & Business Performance Through Big Data Solutions

UAE is currently ranked 5th globally in use of big data and analytics. With the government realizing the power of big data analytics and its various applications within different industries, these technologies are being adopted to build a paperless future. Through advancement of data management solutions, the need for better data storage, analysis and security is to remain a key player within the industry, firms need to start exploring different opportunities to enable optimal use of their data to create actionable insights.


2019 Speakers

Walid Mehanna
Head of Data & Analytics, Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler AG - Germany

Tony Evans
Marketing Science Director - Middle East and Africa and Gaming, Facebook

Dr. Hichem Maya
Head of Industries Digital Transformation - EMEA, SAP

Maha Muraish
VP – Data Monetization and Digital Channels, Etisalat

David Koppe
Director of Information Strategy - NA East, MongoDB

Dikdyuti Sen
Chief Marketing Officer, Talabat

Flavio Leoni
Vice President Sales, Distribution, Marketing & Loyalty, AccorHotels MEE

Mats Carrgard
SVP Business Performance - MEA, Virgin Mobile

Namrata Balwani
Head - Digital Marketing & Analytics, Landmark Group

Safiuddin Syed
Director of Digital Marketing, Hyatt Hotels, Dubai

Sanaa Bougazzoul
Chief Marketing Officer, L’Oréal Middle East

Dean Stoecker
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Alteryx

Alessandro Negro
Chief Scientist, GraphAware

Hylke Visser
Director - Sales and Business Development, Dataiku

Budoor AlAmoudi
Director - Business Intelligence, Jumeirah Group

Chris Vaines
Global Business Intelligence Manager, Flemingo International

Rajshekhar K
Head - Database & BI, Dubai Duty Free

Saurabh Kapoor
Director - Customer Insights & Analytics, Emaar

Taneesha Mohandas
Head of Strategy and Business Intelligence, Eyewa

Kaushik Bagchi
Vice President - Information Management, ASG Technologies

Ross Maclean
Group Chief Digital Officer, GEMS Education

Ali Shabdar
Business Development Director - MEA, Zoho Corporation

Totte Harinen
Senior Data Scientist, Uber - UK

Marwan Al Zarooni
CEO, Dubai Blockchain Center

Hoseb Dermanilian
Industry Solutions Manager AI/ML and Big Data Analytics, EMEA, NetApp

Abdellatif Waked
General Manager - MENA, Uber

Akram Assaf
Co - Founder and CTO,

Antonello Supino
Director of Business Intelligence - AMEA, OLX Group

Matthieu Guinard
CEO, Glambox Middle East

Ulugbek Yuldashev,
Founder - CEO,

Hatem Elsherif
Head - Data Analytics, Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority

Hussain Al Fardan
Head of Innovation Centre & Strategy, Dubai Customs

Kenan Atalay
Head - Digital Analytics, Al Tayer

Mike C Lovett
Lead Architect - Enterprise Information Architecture, Etihad Airways

Mike Vessey
Head of Data Governance, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

Nisrine Elhauz
Chief Specialist - Data Management, Roads & Transport Authority

Rahul Arya
Partner - Strategy Consulting & Data, Artefact

Dr. Yousef Al-Assaf
President, Rochester Institute of Technology – Dubai

Amit Mehta
Director - Regional Head of Security, Mastercard

Biji Scaria
Director Data Security and Privacy Management, du

Brian Byagaba
Head Of Information Security, Commercial Bank International

Noora AlAhbabi
Chief Information Security Officer, Ministry of Economy

Shiju CS
Head of IT Security and Network, Lulu Group

Venu Sriraj
Chief Information Security Officer, UAE Exchange

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors and Partners

• Dubai Blockchain Center


• Alteryx
• NetApp
• Dataiku
• GraphAware
• Gemini Data

• MongoDB
• Artefact

• RIT Dubai

• EFFYIS/Socialgist
• Tredence
• Soltius
• SquareOne
• Qlikq

• Big Innovation Center

• qarar
• Huron
• SOL Analytics

• Digital Analytics Association

• Analytics Insight
• Datafloq
• Intelligent CIO
• Business Chief Middle East
• Gigabit