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The World CIO 200 Summit Bahrain edition successfully held under the patronage of H.H. Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa

The World CIO 200 Summit 2023 Bahrain edition was successfully held at The Art Hotel & Resort, Bahrain on 20th July under the patronage of H.H. Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa. H.H. Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of the General Sports Authority, and President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, presented CIO & CEO Country Awards 2023 to the winners in The World CIO 200 Summit Bahrain Edition.

Attendees and keynote speakers were welcomed by Dr. Jassim Haji, President, IGOAI. He shared the technological vision of Bahrain, deploying modern technologies to further develop the country’s services and shared the aim of The World CIO 200 Summit which identifies the latest trends in the IT industry and recognizes like-minded technology heads.

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. All the influential panelists gathered for the discussion at the World CIO 200 Summit made the event a more interesting and thought provoking one.

Following are the panelists who took part in the panel discussion on the following topics:

  • Rise of the Power

Anas Kamaluddin-Head of Technology-Strategic Business Units-Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Group, Anupama Prasanth-Dean-College of Computer Studies-University of Technology Bahrain, ERKAN AYTÜRK–Chief Technology Officer – Ebrahim Khalil Kanoo

Moderated by: Khalid Jalal-Bahrain Country Manager-International Group of Artificial Intelligence

  • Eliminating Data Debt and Replacing Legacies

Ahmed M Buti- Regularity Audit Manager – Bahrain National Audit Office, Shaker AlOwainati – CIO – Ahjar Gallery Online, Wafeeq Ajoor – Executive IT/Cloud Advisor – National Health Regularity Authority (NHRA) – Kingdom of Bahrain, Shaima Almeer-Senior Space Data Analyst-NSSA

Moderated by: Ahmed Saleh AlBalooshi – Managing Director-Fintech ICT Services & Consultations

  • Leadership Dos and Don’ts

Alka Srivastava-ICT Manager Healthcare-Ibn Al-Nafees Hospital, Kai Miethig-CEO and Founder-W-AI-STE and Fatema Akbar – Head of Technology and Innovative Teaching Unit-Gulf University

Moderated by: Mahmood Aladraj -Chief Executive Officer- VirtuThinko

The World CIO 200 Summit Bahrain edition honored the leaders with CIO (Leader, Legend, Master and Next Gen) & CEO Country Awards 2023.

Khalid Jalal IGOAI Leader
Shaker AlOwainati Ahjar Gallery Online Next Gen
Hasan Murad Royal Humanitarian Foundation Master
Anas Kamaluddin YBA Kanoo Leader
Alka Srivastava Ibn Al Nafees Hospital Leader
Abdulla Albinjasim Bahrain Institute of public Administration Next Gen
Mohamed Albenjasim Bahrain Airport Services Leader
Tareq Mejhem Ministry of Interior Master
Ahmed Buti Bahrain National Audit Office Master
Suha Loori Ministry of Works Master
Mohammed Al Sharqawy Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard Leader
Ali Alaradi Ministry of Foreign Affairs Legend
Abeer Al Obaidulli Shura Council Master
Hasan Alahmed Government Hospitals Next Gen
Nani Butti Ministry of Youth Affairs Master
Sayed Jawad Alalawi Alyousuf Exchange Next Gen
Noora Khalil Mandi Ministry of Interior – General Directorate of Traffic Master
Humood Jassim Ministry Of Finance and National Economy Leader
Jasim Algannas Council of Representatives Leader
Amin Sultana National Guard Legend
Brigadier General Khalid Alenazi ALBA Legend
Wafeeq Ajoor National Health Regularity Authority, Kingdom of Bahrain Leader
Erkan Ayturk Ebrahim K. Kanoo Leader
Dr SH Haifa Ebrahim Alkhalifa University of Bahrain Leader
Dr Abdulrahman Jawahery Bapco Refining CEO
Ali Al Baqali ALBA CEO
Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa RERA CEO
Eng. Ahmed Ali Alammadi Diyar Al Muharraq CEO
Dr.Fuad Alansari University of Bahrain CEO
Dr Diana Aljahromi Higher Education Council CEO
Noora Jamsheer DANAT CEO
Johanna Pleininger Tatweer CEO
Brigadier Bassam AlMeraj Ministry of Interior CEO
Ahmed Alzayed Civil Service Bureau CEO
Dr. Abdulrahman Sadiq Askar General Sport Authority CEO
Sheikha Hala bint Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa AlMabarrah AlKhalifia Foundation CEO
Dr. Mariam aljalahma National Health Regulatory Authority CEO
Mazen Matar ASRY CEO
A. Hossani Almoayyed Middle East CEO

The roadshow will continue in the remaining countries and will culminate in a grand finale at Baku, Azerbaijan from 17th to 19th September.