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About the Country

Kenya has become the global technology hub of choice when it comes to attracting the strategic business activities of ICT companies in emerging markets. Kenya is considered to be the regional leader in ICT in East and Central Africa and also considered as one of the top innovation hubs in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Kenya Vision 2030 aims to transform Kenya into a newly industrializing, middle-income country providing a high quality of life to all its citizens by 2030 in a clean and secure environment.

In line with this vision, The World CIO 200 Summit 2020 will bring together the digital leaders who have gone the extra mile in living up to the expectations of their organization and thereby the nation. Join the country’s top CIOs at The World CIO Summit 2020 as we divulge industry pivotal areas through our focused keynotes, TECHTalk and expert panel discussions.

About the Event

The role of a CIO is one of the most criticalone in today’s business and industry. Today, CIOs hold the future of innovation, productivity and competitiveness in their hands. At the GLOBAL CIO FORUM, we not only provide our members with an exchange forum for best IT leadership strategies and practices to enhance business results, but we are also developing a strong voice to ensure that CIOs are represented at key industry and government decision tables. In other words: Integrate. Influence. Impact.

Mission

The GLOBAL CIO FORUM represents IT Executives and CIOs globally. Currently working in META region and with expansion plans globally, the GLOBAL CIO FORUM is a non-profit community of CIOs and IT leaders whose mission is to facilitate networking, sharing of best practices and executive development, and to collaborate on issues faced by the CIOs/IT Executives.

Agenda

Time

Session

Detail

10.00 am

World CIO 200 Country Opening Keynote

Head of Operation – GEC Media Group ( West Africa) Kwaku A. Ofosuhene

10.05 am

Pulse secure – Secure Access solution and Business Continuity

Mohamed Amin Soody, Territory Account Manager at Pulse Secure

10.20 am

2021-Outlook on Human Leadership Transformation

Otema Yirenkyi – Vice President, Global Engagement PMI Africa region

10.35 am

2021- Outlook on Technology Transformation

Dr. Samuel Senyo Okae – Head of IT – The Ghana Deposit Protection Corporation

10.50 am

Leadership in the post-pandemic -the outlook of technology in Africa- Moderator Arun Jee

Ghana ( Mariam A-Buahin, Brand, Marketing and Fintech Professional, Ghana) | Egypt (Wissam Al Adany, Chief Information Officer – Ghabbour Auto) | India (Anand Sinha, CIO & Director IT – OCS Group India) & Mauritius (Arvind Kureeman, Senior Analytics Manager – International Economics Consulting Ltd )

11.20 am

2021- Outlook on Business Transformation

Nelson Da Saglah – Cheif Enabling Officer, Halges

11.35 am

2021- Outlook on Human Leadership and Technology Transformation

Ethel Cofie – CEO and Founder of EDEL Technology Consulting

11.50 am

CIO 200 Country Awards

Awards ceremony

12.00 pm

Closing Note

Global CIO Forum

12.05 pm to 02.00 pm

Networking

Booth visits, Lounge meetings, Meetings and call scheduling

Speakers 2021

Nelson Da Seglah

Nelson Da Seglah

Cheif Enabling Officer, Halges
Otema Yirenkyi

Otema Yirenkyi

Vice President, Global Engagement PMI Africa region
Dr Samuel Senyo Okae

Dr Samuel Senyo Okae

Head of IT - The Ghana Deposit Protection Corporation
Ethel Cofie

Ethel Cofie

CEO and Founder of EDEL Technology Consulting
Mariam Agyeman Buahin

Mariam Agyeman Buahin

Brand Marketing and Fintech Professional
Wissam Al Adany

Wissam Al Adany

Chief Information Officer – Ghabbour Auto India
Anand Sinha

Anand Sinha

CIO & Director IT – OCS Group India) & Mauritius
Mohamed Amin Soody

Mohamed Amin Soody

Territory Account Manager at Pulse Secure
Arvind Kureeman

Arvind Kureeman

Senior Analytics Manager, International Economics Consulting Ltd
Kwaku Asare Ofosuhene

Kwaku Asare Ofosuhene

Digital Transformation and Business Development, GEC Media Group

Event Partner 2020

Strategic-Plus
Ghana Chamber of Technology
women in tech Africa