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CIO 200 Saudi Arabia Edition to be Held Under the Patronage of MCIT

Brought by Global CIO Forum and organized by GEC Media Group, The World CIO 200 Summit will be held in Saudi Arabia under the patronage of The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology on 11th September 2019, celebrating the achievements of the digital leaders. The event will felicitate the IT leaders of 14 countries this year.

The World CIO 200 event is designed with country specific briefings, TechTALK’s, excellent networking sessions, etc. The event shares technology insights and celebrates the success of entire industry.

‘TechTALK’ is one of the niche segments where the ICT industry’s leading solution providers share the dais with four key end users discussing problems, opportunities, challenges and solutions.

Setting a global benchmark in 2018, the CIO 200 event has been testified as one of the most objective oriented events in terms of having all the right elements on the platform for spearheading the digital transformation champions.

Held under the Global CIO Forum, the CIO 200 is a multi-country CIO felicitation ceremony that recognizes the achievements of the digital leaders of today. The CIO 200 is not a competition but a celebration of the amazing lives of the CIOs and their career span. After touring 10 countries in 2018, the awards in 2019 would be going to 14 countries that include – UAE, KSA, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Ghana, Kenya, Egypt, India, Atlanta, Canada, Singapore and South Africa.

Starting September from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the roadshow will culminate in a 2-day gala event in UAE on December 10th and 11th with the unveiling of the second edition of BOTS.

‘BOTS— The Book of Titans’, is a special yearbook that celebrates the success of the world top 200 CIOs of the digital world and their projects. The first edition was unveiled in a gala ceremony amidst the presence of VIPs, dignitaries and some renowned CIOs who successfully made it to the list of 200. The World CIO 200 were chosen after a deep-dive into the mega projects and accomplishments of the CIOs based on the nominations submitted for the CIO 200 Awards.

Commenting on the CIO 200 Awards, Tushar Sahoo, Managing Director, GEC Media Group said – “Today, the role of a CIO is one of the most critical and they hold the future of innovation. The World CIO 200 celebrates their achievements in this industry. The World CIO 200 Summit is of great importance in terms of knowledge sharing and networking.”