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The World CIO 200 Summit 2019 Connects Global Communities on a Singular Platform

Presented by Global CIO Forum and held on December 9-10th at The DoubleTree by Hilton Resort and Spa at Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, The World CIO 200 Summit witnessed the amalgamation of global and senior IT decision makers from 15 countries. Testified as one of the most objective-oriented events in terms of gathering the most relevant business and technology decision makers in a never-seen-before platform, the World CIO 200 Summit was attended by over 300 CIOs and CXOs from 15 countries.

The official ribbon cutting and inauguration of the event was done by senior government leaders from the GCC including— Dr. Esam AlFalasi, Director of IT, Ministry of Economy; Mr. Mohammed Mahnashi, ICT Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, KSA; Dr. Ali Jassim Al Aradi, Director of IT, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bahrain; Eng Suleiman Al Kharashi, Deputy Minister of Finance, KSA; Dr. Thalaya AlFozan, Director IT, Ministry of Finance, Kuwait.

The sponsors and partners of the 2019 edition were;

  • Dell Technologies/Intel
  • Guardian One Technologies
  • Mindware
  • StorIT
  • Spectrum Networks
  • Netapp
  • Purestorage
  • Tahaluf Al Emarat
  • Nutanix
  • Rittal Middle East
  • Sai Global
  • Spire Solutions
  • BITS
  • Veritas
  • Rubrik
  • EMT Technologies
  • Techneplus
  • Datacare
  • Exclusive Network
  • Cloudhost
  • Finesse
  • Logicom
  • Zebra

Supporting Partner

  • MCIT KSA
  • Shura Council, Bahrain
  • CIO Klub India
  • Ghana Chamber of Technology
  • Tech Pakistan
  • NIC
  • AI Society Bahrain
  • LOCO Service Pakistan

Event Wing|: Awwal 

The master of ceremony, Dave Crane engaged the audience with his spellbound speeches and interactions. He also presented a subtle yet strong case on how future leaders will be required to rethink business, humanity and technology on new fronts.

Over the two days, the delegates inter acted and networked with one another on various platforms like The morning yoga, breakfast meet, after party club nights, themed sessions and much more.