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The Race to Reinvent: Connecting Leaders
to Empower Digital Transformation

Cairo Marriott Hotel, Zamalek, Egypt

Showcasing global perspectives from



Cairo Marriott Hotel, Zamalek, Egypt | June 18, 2019

Honorary keynote to be presented by



Cairo Marriott Hotel, Zamalek, Egypt | June 18, 2019

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What's It About?

Digital transformation (DX) will continue to dramatically reshape the global economy as the next phase of 3rd Platform technology rollouts hit full stride. If the first phase was about experimentation and siloed innovation, the next chapter will be characterized by multiplied innovation and autonomy as platform wars intensify and data is increasingly used for competitive advantage.

Beyond 2022, we will see large-scale automation with ubiquitous AI and robotics, the emergence of digital twins on a massive scale, and exponential change in the competitive landscape.  A new "IT world order" is on the horizon, built around changing technologies, new offerings, evolving business models, and emerging DX use cases. New IT industry power positions are coming to the fore and ICT vendor leadership ranks are being disrupted.

Against this backdrop, CIOs and other CxOs will need to constantly calibrate and chart their own course of digital innovation, breaking the digital deadlock by developing new digital capabilities, performance metrics, and organization structures. Join us at the IDC Egypt CIO Summit 2019 to learn more.

What's New for 2019


Key Topics

The IDC CIO Summit Series 2019 will provide essential guidance on:



Digital Leadership


Integrated DX Strategies



Living with digital


Featuring presentations, panel discussions, focus groups, and workshops, our agenda has been designed to help CIOs rethink the way they leverage information, harness emerging ICT solutions, and facilitate organization-wide innovation, with the ultimate aim of making their enterprises more agile, efficient, and productive than ever before.

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CIO Survey

IDC is committed to serving the ICT industry with the most up-to-date technology insights. In order to do this, we regularly perform surveys to gauge the challenges and trends shaping the investment priorities of the region's most influential ICT leaders. If you would like to assist us in this process, please click below to take part in our CIO Survey.

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Why Attend?

Combining informative presentations, interactive panel debates, and extensive peer-to-peer networking, the IDC CIO Summit Series 2019 promises to deliver game-changing insights into the industry's biggest issues. By attending the event, you will be able to:

Leverage insights from respected industry leaders

Tailor your agenda to meet your own unique needs

Get hands on with the industry's latest innovations

Explore dedicated industry and focus group tracks

Participate in briefings for CIOs, CXOs

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


Nagia El-Emary

Country Manager, IDC Egypt & Senior Consultant MEA region

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

Sam Zhang

Vice President of Egypt Enterprise, Solution and Marketing, Huawei

Mahmoud Badawy

Global Technology Services Executive, IBM Egypt

Mohamad El Hawary

Marketing & Operation Director, Microsoft Egypt

Kelly Latza

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

Sriram Narayanan

Business Head, Africa & RoW, Automation Anywhere

Jonathan Tullett

Senior Research Manager, IT Services


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General Information


Cairo Marriott Hotel, Zamalek, Egypt
Meeting Room: Aida Ballroom


Tuesday, 18th June 2019



8:30 am




For more information, please contact: Rania Mustafa, +971 4 361 3351, Mobile: +971 52 9125993, Email:

Nourhan Hafez, Mobile: +201020783111, Email:

Registration Fee
Free of Charge : For End Users (not IT + Consultant companies)


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IDC Egypt CIO Excellence Awards

The 'IDC Egypt CIO Excellence Awards 2019' have been designed to recognize the efforts of the region's foremost IT leaders in conceptualizing and successfully delivering game-changing digital transformation initiatives for their organizations.
With a focus on the tangible benefits brought about by such initiatives, awards will be handed out in the following categories:

CIO of the Year

Spearheading digital transformation initiatives, optimizing IT-business alignment, and delivering disruptive improvements that facilitate tangible business outcomes are all traits of a well-rounded CIO. Do you fit the bill? Nominate yourself today!

Download Nomination Form
Online Submission

CISO of the Year

Have you successfully positioned security as an enabler for digital transformation, while simultaneously enhancing the resilience and compliance posture of your organization? Tell us more and you could be the winner. Nominate yourself today!

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Knowledge Hub

Discover more about IDC's latest research focus and the insights that will shape discussions at the CIO Summits 2019.



Digital Transformation

3rd Platform

IT Market Update

Cairo Marriott Hotel, Zamalek, Egypt


Shabana Mahadiwala

Conference Director

+971 56 414 5986

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