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H.E Ali Bin Saleh Al-Saleh inaugurates the World CIO 200 Summit Bahrain

The Bahrain Edition of the World CIO 200 Summit and Roadshow was held under patronage of Al Shura Council, Bahrain. The event was held at The Four Seasons Hotel, Bahrain Bay on 6th November 2019 and was attended by over 200 IT heads and decision makers in the country. The inauguration was done by H.E Ali Bin Saleh Al Saleh, Al-Shura Council Chairman. The partners of the Bahrain edition were; Veritas Technologies, Rittal Middle East and Finesse Middle East.

The Bahrain edition’s opening keynote was done Dr. Jassim Haji, Artificial Intelligence Conference Chairman on Artificial Intelligence. It was followed by presentation done by Dr. Christos Gatzoulis, Head of School of ICT & Web Media, Bahrain Polytechnic and Sh. Khalid Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, CIO, Supreme Council of Health. The women in panel discussion were; Moderator: Dr. Jaflah Alammari, board member RCCI – Panelists: Dr. Fay Al-Khalifa, Univ of Bahrain; Dr. Hessa Al-Junaid, Smart Sustainable urbanism Lab; Dr. Ebtesam Bin Butti, Univ of Bahrain. The event concluded with recognizing the IT champions of 2019, that included the below winners in four categories—Legend, Master, Leader and Next Gen.

Name of the Nominee Designation Organization
Mohamed Niroz Mohamed Thawoos Head of IT Abdul Rahman Kanoo International School NEXT-GEN
Ali Jassim Ahmed Al Alaradi Director of Information Systems MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGEND
Ali Hassan Ahmed Hasan Acting Director: ICTS BAHRAIN POLYTECHNIC LEGEND
Sh Khalid AlKhalifa Project Director Supreme Council of Health MASTER
Mahmood Al Adraj Senior Manager – Information Technology BNH ( Bahrain National Holding ) MASTER
Ahmed Saleh Albalooshi Managing Director Fintech IT services and consultations MASTER
Ahmed Mohd Hassan Buhazaa Deputy Chariman Bahrain IT Society MASTER
Salman F. Abdulla Head of Information Technology CrediMax MASTER
Mounir Chehab Chief Innovation Officer Leap Management Consulting LEADER
Anas Kamaluddin Head of Group IT YBA Kanoo LEADER
Ahmed Naeemi Head of Digital Transformation, Operations & Project Management Bahrain Institute of Banking & Finance MASTER
Abubakar Arshad Head of Information Security Batelco LEADER
Fru Christian Bills CISO SADAD Electronic Payment System LEADER
Hasan Isam Naser Muhi Information Security Assistant Manager Kuwait Finance House Bahrain NEXT-GEN
Nawaf Mohamed Abdulrahman Head, Information Technology Mohammed bin Khalifa Cardiac Center MASTER
Mohanned Al-Anni Vice President – Board of Directors Gulf University MASTER
Jawad Alalawi Director Information Technology Services Start Services IT Business Solutions MASTER
Abeer AlObaidy Director ICT AlShura Council MASTER
Ebrahim Al Tamimi Director IT Prime Minister Court LEGEND
Mohamed Adel Abu Hassan Director, Information Systems Directorate Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning MASTER
Mohammed Buallay CTO Kiwi NEXT-GEN