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The Race to Reinvent: Connecting Leaders
to Empower Digital Transformation

Cairo Marriott Hotel, Zamalek, Egypt

From business transformation and technology project management to artificial intelligence and machine learning, the IDC Middle East CIO Summit 2020 will explore a broad range of themes critical to the entire C-Suite.

So, join us as IDC analysts and respected industry thought leaders provide you with the strategic guidance required to transform your organization from 'digitally distraught' to 'digitally determined'.


Be inspired as industry pioneers showcase their own professional stories at this interactive event.

Why Attend?


Engage with the region's leading C-suite executives and share your experiences, worries, and needs.

Meet Our Speakers


Acknowledge the successes of the Middle East's most dynamic digital transformation initiatives.

IDC CIO Awards

More than 40% of enterprises worldwide are "digitally determined," spearheaded by visionary executives willing to make the tough decisions required to align digital initiatives, technologies, teams, and roadmaps across the entire organization. Are YOU ready to join their ranks?

Key Topics

The IDC CIO Summit Series 2020 will provide essential guidance on:




Cyber Security


Big Data and Analytics


Enterprise Infrastructure

Why Attend?

The IDC CIO Summit 2020 will bring together global analysts, market-leading vendors, and 500 of the region's most influential C-suite leader to make sense of the rapidly evolving digital transformation landscape and shape the digital strategies of tomorrow. By attending the event, you will be able to:

Leverage insights from respected industry leaders

Get hands-on with the industry's latest innovations

Participate in briefings for CEOs, CFOs and CHROs

Tailor the agenda to meet your own unique needs

Explore dedicated industry and focus group tracks

Engage 1-2-1 with the region's foremost ICT pioneers


Featuring presentations, panel discussions, focus groups, and workshops, our agenda has been designed to help C-Suite executives rethink the way they leverage emerging technologies to make their enterprises more agile, efficient, and productive than ever before.

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CIO Survey

At IDC, we are committed to providing up-to-date insights on the challenges and trends that are shaping the investment priorities of the region's most influential decision makers. If you would like to assist us in this process, please click below.

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Nagia El-Emary

Country Manager, Egypt, IDC

Eng. Hala El Gohary


H.E. Dr. Amr Talaat

Minister of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), Egypt

Steven Frantzen

Senior Vice President (EMEA) & Managing Director (CEMA), IDC

Jyoti Lalchandani

Group Vice President & Regional MD, IDC Middle East, Africa and Turkey

Sam Zhang

Vice President of Egypt Enterprise, Solution and Marketing, Huawei

Mahmoud Badawy

Global Technology Services Executive, IBM Egypt

Jonathan Tullett

Senior Research Manager, IT Services

Mohamad El Hawary

Marketing & Operation Director, Microsoft Egypt

Kelly Latza

Hybrid Cloud Solutions Sales Manager, Middle East, Turkey, & North Africa, VMware

Ranjit Rajan

Associate Vice President – Research, IDC Middle East, Turkey & Africa (META)

Sriram Narayanan

Business Head, Africa & RoW, Automation Anywhere

Ranjit Rajan

Associate Vice President, Research (META), IDC

Ahmad Arafat

International Consulting Engineer, Fortinet

Amit Dave

CTO, IBM Systems

Mohamed Afifi

Managing Director, Genesys Middle East

Karthik Ananda Rao

Chief Technical Evangelist, ManageEngine

Morad Qutqut

CTO and Executive Sponsor, Hewlett Packard Enterprise – Middle East

Ahmed Adly

MENA Head of Channel & Alliances, UiPath

Maged Eid

Area VP, Nexthink

Ahmed Shanab

IBM Data and AI Executive, IBM

Mats Stellwall

Data Scientist, Analytics & Big Data, EMEA, Oracle

Ahmed Afifi

SAP Platform and Technologies Senior Solutions Advisor, SAP Egypt

Ahmed Osama

Innovation Manager, Dell Technologies

Akash Agrawal

Cloud and Cognitive Software Technical Leader - IBM MEA

Ahmed Fathy Mostageer

Senior Regional Sales Manager - Nutanix

Ahmed Mourad

Data Analytics Advisor, SAS

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Combining informative presentations, interactive panel debates, and extensive peer-to-peer networking, the IDC CIO Summit Series 2020 promises to deliver game-changing insights.
The experiences shared by industry pioneers will inspire you not only to grow professionally and personally but also to transform the role of CIO from tech enabler to digital innovator.
The IDC CIO Summit Series 2020 guarantees to deliver the perfect blend of expert opinions, practical solutions, and networking opportunities for your organization.

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Shabana Mahadiwala

Conference Director

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