ABOUT THE KINGDOM DIGITAL SHOW

UNLEASH THE FUTURE OF THE ENTERPRISE!

The Biggest Digital Transformation Show is coming back to Riyadh for the second time and it’s BIGGER than ever.

We BELIEVE in the survival of the fittest in this fast-paced Digital world and our mission is to help you transform your organization into the Digital Enterprise of the Future.

The Kingdom Digital Show will bring together C-Level executives from the top organizations from across the Kingdom, along with cutting-edge technology companies, where you will learn strategies to harness the power of the new digital economy through a collaborative, relationship-based approach to forge and “Unleash the Future of The Enterprise”. This initiative will showcase the most innovative products and solutions and will have thought provoking expert presentations shared by industry leaders to help the Kingdom’s SMEs, large corporations and governments to enable significant transformations.

The Kingdom Digital Show for enterprise transformation is the only national initiative that allows senior executives and attendees from across Saudi Arabia to learn, experience, network and compare the most advanced solutions. Our main objective is to be able to offer knowledge and the know-how of implementing the latest innovations and market disruptors to businesses. All stake holders from CEOs, Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Product Development, Sales, Marketing, Customer Service and Customer Experience can enable the future of their business in a fast and safe manner with least or no business disruption.

The Kingdom Digital Show aims to Connect the technology community with Business leaders from all industries, both old and new.

THE BIGGEST DIGITAL SHOW IN KSA

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500+
C-Level
Executives

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70+
Thought
Leaders

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40+
sessions

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30+
Technology
Providers

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4
Conferences

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3
Digital
Labs

WHY THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA?

Saudi Arabia has embarked on National Transformation Program (NTP) 2020 and Vision 2030. One of the measures, and as outlined in Vision 2030, is fostering a digital culture and shifting more and more to a digital economy. This is quite appealing to the growing Saudi population with a median age today of 25.

2017 Sponsors & Partners

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National Transformation Partner

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Strategic Partner

Diamond Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Digital Banking Sponsor

Digital Services Sponsor

Cyber Security Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Networking Partner

Association Partner

Innovation Partner

Digital Media Partner

Exclusive Broadcasting Partner

Exclusive Magazine Partner

Media Partner

Supporting Partner

A Glimpse - Meet Our 2017 Speakers

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Ahmed Bin Sulieman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Rajhi

Chairman of the Council of Saudi Chambers
Chairman
Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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Ahmed Bin Sulieman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Rajhi

Chairman of the Council of Saudi Chambers
Chairman
Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Chairman of the Following Companies:
• Chairman of Trio Mada International Plastics Company.
• Chairman of Injaz Real Estate Company.
• Chairman of the Saudi Company for Carpet Materials (MATTEX).
• Chairman of AEP Company.
• Chairman of the Industrial Sector in Al-Rajhi Holding Group.
• Chairman of Green Vision Company.
• Chairman of Husna Medical Care Company.
• Chairman of Naba’a Al-Eqtisad Trading Company.


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Deemah AlYahya

Acting CEO

National Digitization Unit

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Deemah AlYahya

Acting CEO

National Digitization Unit

Deemah Al Yahya is one of the most important technology experts in the Kingdom. She seeks to move Saudi Arabia to the forefront of global digital transformation indicators and enable the 2030 Vision to be accelerated through digital transformation. Deemah AlYahya has held several important positions in Microsoft, of which she was appointed for the following roles; Executive Director, Developer Experience and Digital innovation.

Previously she warked as a software engineer and content developer in 2003 for Samba where she was responsible for the development of e-businesses and the development of internal and external transactions in (Tadawul) until 2011. She then worked for the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as the head of the Electronic Services Development department until 2012. She is considered to be one of the most power women in Saudi Arabia and heads the Digital Transformation Progam at National Digitization Unit.

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Ahmed Al-Faifi


Managing Director
SAP, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Yemen

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Ahmed Al-Faifi

Managing Director

SAP,Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Yemen

Ahmed is responsible for the company’s in country presence and growth strategy including sales and marketing operations across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Yemen.He has successfully positioned SAP as an innovation business leader in Saudi Arabia, recognized as one of SAP’s most strategic markets, while growing local talent capacity to meet market demands and expanding SAP’s footprint. Ahmed joined SAP from Zain KSA, where held the position of Chief Operating Officer with the responsibility to supervise the functioning of networks, IT, sales, marketing, customer care, among other operational functions. Prior to this, he was Zain KSA’s Chief Technology Officer. Ahmed also has technology multi-national experience, having spent more than six years with

Ericsson, including a stint as the Head of New Accounts and Business Development. In addition, he worked as the Mobile Licensing Manager for Saudi Arabia’s Communication and IT Commission. Ahmed started his career at the Saudi Ministry of Defense and Aviation (MODA), where he spent almost six years Ahmed holds an MSc in Telecommunication Engineering from KAAU University at Jeddah, Mobile Technology Diploma from Ericsson, and BSc in Electronics engineering (VLSI) from King Saud University at Riyadh .

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Stephen Green

CTO
Dimension Data, Middle East & Africa

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Stephen Green

CTO
Dimension Data, Middle East & Africa

Stephen is the Chief Technology Officer – Solutions at Dimension Data Middle East & Africa. He has extensive industry experience having worked in the retail, telecommunications, manufacturing, and financial services markets as a business and technical consultant, both in South Africa and internationally. Prior to joining Dimension Data in 2011, Stephen held leadership roles at Baan South Africa, was Chief Technology Officer for Microsoft South Africa, and worked at Vodacom and VMWare South Africa as a Management Consultant responsible for innovation ideation and sales management.

Stephen is a technologist at heart and remains involved and active in various Open Source projects. His career in IT has spanned various disciplines from development and systems architecture, project management and ERP implementations, to facilities and application management through to Executive management.

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Yasser Al Shammari

General Director of Digital Transformation
Ministry of Finance

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Yasser Al Shammari

General Director of Digital Transformation, Ministry of Finance

Mr. Yasser Alshammari, Director General of Digital Transformation, has over 15 years extensive experience in various industries both private and public sector such as banking, consumer business, education and services. He led several strategic business initiatives and functional teams for several Strategic Digital Transformation development and implementation engagements, and process improvement, primarily in Public Sector.

Moreover, Mr. Yasser Alshammari has led many successful engagements in public and private sectors, he worked with clients and organization on strategy development, human capital, technology transformations and implementation, IT governance , data management, feasibility studies, due diligence and business process improvements. He is an active participant in projects different stages including Business Analysis, Business Process Improvement, Systems Testing, Systems QA, communication management, sign off and acceptance.

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Osama I. Al-Dosary

Advisor, Ministry of Communications
& Information Technology

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Osama I. Al-Dosary

Advisor
Ministry of Communications & Information Technology

Osama brings more than 19 years of local & international industry experience and works as an advisor the MCIT in matters relating to infrastructure and telecommunications. He was previously with VMware for over 4 years where he designed solutions to meet business and technical objectives and developed visions, strategies and roadmaps. Previous to that, Osama worked at Cisco Systems for 8 years. Overall, his past roles have ranged from Research and Development; Network Administration; System Administration; Service Provider Network Operations and Planning; to IT consulting. Osama holds a Master of Science in Computer Networks from the University of Southern California, and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from King Saud University.

SOME OF THE 2017 ATTENDEES

SAP

The event was very good, well organized and most importantly had the right quality of attendees. The discussions around digitalization and specific areas, such as big data, were very insightful. Also, the other keynote sessions, panel discussion and the show floor exhibition has been very interesting and informative. Also, I’d like to thank for the well organization and execution of this event.

Riyadh Chamber

Sincere thanks to the entire team that made this cooperation possible.

Dimension Data

I absolutely enjoyed the conference. It was much more than what I expected, and I think we got great exposure. You created a masterful show piece, and your team were very helpful and friendly.Thank you for looking after us!!

Everteam

I would like to thank you for all your efforts in preparing this unique event that created a positive momentum and gave us great exposure.

IBM

It was my honor to be part of this event, it was really well organized with very high quality contentand high focused presence from different big vendors along with very significant amount of attendees which enriched the value of the event on the networking and skills levels.

KSA

November, 2018

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