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The World CIO 200 Summit 2023 Egypt edition

The World CIO 200 Summit 2023 Egypt edition, a prestigious gathering of technology leaders, innovators, and visionaries, concluded with resounding success on 22 August 2023. The event, held at Conrad Cairo, Egypt brought together an elite group of CIOs, technology experts, and industry professionals to discuss the latest trends, challenges, and innovations shaping the digital landscape.

Attendees and keynote speakers were welcomed by Ronak Samantaray-Co-Founder & CEO, Global CIO Forum. He shared the aim of The World CIO 200 Summit which identifies the latest trends in the IT industry and recognize the individual who has showcased exceptional leadership and innovation in the realm of technology.

The event followed the theme of ‘Rise of the power’. The World CIO 200 2023 roadshow is designed to help IT leaders develop and enhance the qualities of leadership, power, vision and focus. Renowned thought leaders and industry experts made the event thought-provoking and inspirational, shedding light on the challenges faced by the industry through the panel discussions and speaking sessions.

Dr. Mohamed Salem, Technology Consultant, World Bank Group kicked off the event with his country inaugural keynote. The summit featured dynamic panel discussion and rapid fire session that brought together industry experts, CIOs, and thought leaders to delve into pressing topics that are shaping the technology landscape.

  • Panel discussion: Rise of the Power
  • Mohamed Elfwakhry, IT Director, SILO FOODS For Food Industries
  • Sherif Gad, CTO, Masary Egypt
  • Mohamed Hamed, CTO/CIO, Ceramica Platino
  • Ahmed Wattar-IT Director-Alfa Medical Group
  • Moderator: Adel Abo Elnour, General Manager IT CIO Digital Transformation and Smart Cities Consultant, Ministry of Housing

Rapid fire session: Leadership Dos and Don’ts

  • Wael Badran, Group ERP Business Solution Director, ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC
  • Hossam Makky, VP – CIO, EGY Metra Otherlogic
  •  Ahmad ElGhazouly, Confidential
  • Ayman Hassan, CIO, Ganzouri Specialized Hospital
  • Moderator: Dawlat Hashem, Vice Chairman for Communications and Information Technology, Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS)

The awards recognized the CIOs who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, innovation, and strategic vision in leveraging technology to achieve organizational goals.

Name Organization Designation
Adel Abou Elnour Ministry of Housing CIO – Digital Transformation and Smart Cities Consultant
Ahmad ElGhazouly Power Generation Engineering & Service Co. Head Of Information Technology
Ahmed Wattar Alfa Medical Group Group IT Director
Ali Alkashef Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics Chief Technology Officer
Amira Salah Continental Hotels Director of IT
Amr Abdel Aziz Hassan Cairo Oil Refining Company Operation, Network and Communication Assistant General Manager
Ayman Hassan Ganzouri Specialized Hospital Chief Information Officer
Dawlat Hashem Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company Vice Chairman for Communications and Information Technology
Essam Elsayed Sinai Cement Chief Information Officer
Germin Abouel Atta The British University in Egypt Chief Information Officer
Hossam Barakat Egypt Gas IT General Manager
Hossam Makky Otherlogic VP Chief Information Officer
Hossam Mokhless Infinity Chief Information Officer
Khalid ElGhazouli Sky Logistics Digital Transformation and IT Manager
Khalid Farooq Shefa Al-Oramn Hospital Foundation Group Chief Information Officer
Margerite Botros Alameda Group Group IT Manager
Mina Wageh Savoy Group IT Manager
Mohamed Abdelghafar Gemsa Petroleum Company Network & Infosec Department Head
Mohamed Elfwakhry Silo Foods IT Director
Mohamed Fathy EFG Holding Chief Information Officer
Mohamed Hamed Ceramica Platino Group CTO / CIO
Mohamed Khalifa Hayel Saeed Anam Group Chief Information Officer
Mohamed Salem World Bank Group Technology Consultant
Mohamed Samir Telecom Egypt Act as Service Management General Manager
Mohammad Musharraf Alfa Medical Groups Director of Enterprise Projects
Mona Bahaa Al Tayseer group Chief Information Officer
Mona Murad Futures Educational System Head of instructional Technology
Mostafa Eysa Delta Pharma Group ICT Director
Mostafa Shehata Nile Wood IT Manager
Nasser Orabi Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation Expert, Information Technology & Telecommunications
Osama Abdelaziz Hegazy Group Group IT Director
Rafeeq Quptan Aman Group Chief Technology Officer
Sayed Ackl National Cement IT Sector Head
Sherine Bahader Information Technology Institute – Ministry of Communications & Information Technology Open Source Department Manager
Wael Badran El Sewedy Electric Group Group ERP Business Solution Director
Yasser Abdou Egyptian Regulatory Reform and Development Activity Chief Information Officer
Yasser Elsaeed El Hamra Oil IT General Manager
Yehia Elshayeb Mountainview Real Estate IT Senior Director
Yehia Zakaria HWS Egypt Chief Technology Officer

The success of The World CIO 200 Summit Egypt edition would not have been possible without the invaluable support of the gold partner of the event, Qaed.  The roadshow will continue in the remaining countries and will culminate in a grand finale at Baku, Azerbaijan from 17th to 19th September.