About the Country

Spain formally the Kingdom of Spain is a country in Southwestern Europe with some pockets of territory in the Mediterranean Sea, offshore in the Atlantic Ocean and across the Strait of Gibraltar.[13] Its continental European territory is situated on the Iberian Peninsula, and its insular territory includes the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, several small islands in the Alboran Sea and the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean. The Spanish territory also includes the African semi-exclaves of Ceuta, Melilla and Peñon de Vélez across the Strait of Gibraltar.[14][h] The country’s mainland is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea; to the north by France, Andorra and the Bay of Biscay; and to the west by Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean.

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 discussion

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.


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.





12:30 pm

Convention Center Open

02:05 pm

WC200S Welcome Note

Global CIO Forum

02:15 pm

World CIO 200- Inspire 10 on 10 Session

Abdullah Al Othman, CIO, Ministry of Investment, KSA

02:40 pm

World CIO 200 Country IT Outlook

Mushtaq Khan, Digital Transformation Manager, National Water Company KSA

03:00 pm

Cross Border panel

Leadership in Post Pandemic: A cross-border view

Anil Menon (India) – Head Of Information Technology at Lulu Group India Pvt Ltd

Nitin Bhargava (UAE) – COO at Emirates Investment Bank PJSC

Sanjeev Madavi (Oman) – Chief Digital Transformation Officer at Khimji Ramdas LLC

Iftikhar Arif (Pakistan) – General Manager Information Technology & E-commerce at Muller & Phipps Pakistan (Private) Limited

03:30 pm

2021 Outlook

Nezar Edwan, Terittory manager, Infoblox

03:45 pm

2021 Outlook

Yasser El Mashad, Cyber Security Specialist, F5

04:00 pm

CIO 200 Country Awards

Awards ceremony

04:15 pm

Closing Note

Global CIO Forum

Speakers 2021

Nezar Edwan

Nezar Edwan

Territory Account Manager, Infoblox

Event Partner 2021