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Advisory Board Member

Amer Sharaf

Amer Sharaf

Director of Compliance Support and Alliances, Dubai Electronic Security Center

Amer Sharaf is the Director of Compliance Support and Alliances at the Dubai Electronic Security Center based in the Emirates of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Amer has accumulated a diverse set of skills in his career in the Information Technology field successfully delivering key applications and infrastructure related projects.

His experience also extends to deploying resilient and highly available data centers catering to key critical systems. Amer has considerable experience on city level systems and adopting several disruptive technologies and ensuring that key security principles and technologies are adopted.

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Arwa Alhamad

Arwa Alhamad

Cybersecurity Head, Sanabil Invesments, Saudi Arabia

She has 14 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity, specializing in governance, risk, and compliance. Her experience spans across local and global organizations in various industries. In addition to that, she is an active cybersecurity advocate, speaker, and board member of several non-profit association. 

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Colonel Rashed Ahmad Lootah

Colonel Rashed Ahmad Lootah

Director, Digital Forensics Department

 

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Dr. Mohammad Alketbi

Dr. Mohammad Alketbi

Founder and Managing Director, Forceis Security

Dr Mohammad Alketbi Founder and Managing Director at Forceis Security, Chairman at Synergy Software Development and Secretary General at Profession Security Association by SIRA. Dr Alketbi specializes in provide Insights for Innovation & Design Strategy, Building new and growing existing business, Developing new revenue streams, Driving cost efficiencies and achieving double digit profit growth.

He also holds executive certifications in Executive Leadership Programme from UAE Premi Minister's Office and Fourth Industrial Revolution from Saïd Business School.

 

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Dr.Marwan Alzarooni

Dr. Mohammad Alketbi

Director of Information Services Department, Dubai Electronic Security Center

Dr. Marwan Alzarouni is also a keynote speaker and advisor to Dubai Government where he sets on a number of Councils and Committees in the fields of Cyber Security, Blockchain Technology and Artificial Intelligence.  He is highly respected world-wide when it comes to blockchain technology usage by governments and businesses.

Dr. Marwan is one of UAE’s earliest adopters of Internet technology. Years before it was formally introduced in the country. He started web development and domain name trading business in the early 1990s where he started investing in domain names and setting up a number of well-known websites at the time. He has owned 1000s of domain names throughout the years and continues to invest in them to date. 

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Dr. Mohammad Khaled

Dr. Mohammad Khaled

Safe Digital Thought Leader

A seasoned IT leader with 19+ years track record of transformation Technology, Information, Security, Projects, building ground up IT departments in start up organizations and delivering complex and challenging IT Solutions and projects. Served multiple very large government organizations with technology oriented and aligned with business need to accelerate the future and shaping the future government.  

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Hoda Alkhzaimi

Hoda Alkhzaimi

Director of Center of Cyber Security, New York University AD

Hoda A.Alkhzaimi served in different posts for research and development in the Technology development sector for the past years, She also played a specific role in developing Cyber Security and Cryptology research and development ecosystems. She headed the Department of Research and Development for Cyber Security and Cryptology in different national initiatives in the United Arab Emirates along with her associations to different security initiatives nationally and internationally.

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Sultan Al-Owais

Sultan

Digital Lead, The Ministry of Cabinet Affairs UAE

Sultan is the digital Lead for the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs UAE. Sultan is a computer engineer, an accomplished career infosec professional, and has served in leadership technology and cyber roles across several sectors and domains.

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