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World CIO 200 Bahrain held under patronage of HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa

The 40+ country roadshow, The World CIO 200 Summit 2022 continued successfully in Bahrain on 23 September 2022 at the ART Rotana Hotel and Resort, Amwaj Islands. The event felicitated sixteen Chief Executive Officers from public and private institutions for their support and innovation in modern technology and artificial intelligence. HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa presented the awards to the following CEOs.

The event organised by Global CIO Forum, was held under the patronage of the HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of the General Sports Authority, and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee.

The summit was opened by Dr Jassim Haji, Chairman of the International Group of Artificial Intelligence and Chairman of the organising committee of the conference, and he thanked to HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa for patronising the World CIO 200 Summit and welcomed the attendees.

Dr Jassim Haji, Chairman, International Group of Artificial Intelligence
Dr Jassim Haji, Chairman, International Group of Artificial Intelligence.

Ronak Samantaray, CEO and Co-Founder, GEC Media Group said, “Global CIO Forum is extremely honored and privileged to have the blessed patronage of HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, for the Bahrain edition of The World CIO 200. We are extremely proud of the growth of this institution over the last 6 years and the association of supreme leaderships like these are a further testament to our vision. The kingdom has always been one of our strengths and we are happy that we could take the event many notches higher this year. We once again congratulate all the winners of the edition and express our gratitude to the speakers and partners who joined hands with us this year.”


CEO Awards 

Organisation CEO
Aluminuim Bahrain Ali Al Baqali
Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard Company Eng. Mazen Matar
Benefit Abdulwahed Al Janahi
ZAIN Bahrain Mohammed Zainalabedin, Managing Director
Bahrain Institute of Public Administration Dr Read Mohammed Ben Shams
National Audit Office Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa
Bahrain Airport Services Eng. Mohammed Khalil Ahmed
Real Estate Regulatory Authority Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa
Bahrain Economic Development Board Khalid Humaidan
STC Nezar Banabeela
Batelco Mikkel Vinter
Naseej Ahmed Al Hammadi
Unviersity Technology of Bahrain Dr Hasan Al Mulla -President
Tatweer Petroleum Ghassan Muhanna – Acting Managing Director
Bahrain Airport Company Mohamed Yousif Al Binfalah
Tamkeen Maha Mofeez
Higher Education Council Dr Shaikha Rana bint Isa bin Daij Al Khalifa

The World CIO 200 Summit featured two-panel sessions in the field of artificial intelligence and digital transformation and top industry keynote speakers.

(Left to Right) May Abdulaziz, Writer & Certified Personal Coach-Communication Skills; Esam Hadi, Senior Information Technology Advisor; Santosh Abraham General Manager – IT People; Eugen Negutu CIO, Bapco Shakeel Shaikh Head of Information Security Ahli United Bank, Bahrain and Ahmed Saleh Albalooshi Industry 4.0 Technologies Expert Founder of Fintech IT Consultations
(Left to Right) May Abdulaziz, Writer & Certified Personal Coach-Communication Skills; Esam Hadi, Senior Information Technology Advisor; Santosh Abraham General Manager – IT People; Eugen Negutu CIO, Bapco Shakeel Shaikh Head of Information Security Ahli United Bank, Bahrain and Ahmed Saleh Albalooshi Industry 4.0 Technologies Expert Founder of Fintech IT Consultations

(Left to Right) Khurram Salman, Programme Coordinator, The University of Strathclyde; Shaikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Project Director, Supreme Council of Health; Eshaa Mohammed Hamad Alkhalifa, Founder, Tech Solutions Company; Khalid Rashid Jalal, Bahrain Country Manager, IGOAI; and Arsalan Ayub Mentor ISACA International
(Left to Right) Khurram Salman, Programme Coordinator, The University of Strathclyde; Shaikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Project Director, Supreme Council of Health; Eshaa Mohammed Hamad Alkhalifa, Founder, Tech Solutions Company; Khalid Rashid Jalal, Bahrain Country Manager, IGOAI; and Arsalan Ayub Mentor ISACA International.

Rajeev Dutt, General Manager, Infinite Blue
Rajeev Dutt, General Manager, Infinite Blue.

Samer Semaan, Channel & Alliances Manager – Middle East, Pure Storage
Samer Semaan, Channel and Alliances Manager – Middle East, Pure Storage.

The event was concluded with the CIO200 award ceremony in the category of Legend CIO, Leader CIO, Master CIO, and Next-generation CIO:

Legend CIO: Lifetime achievement awards

Leader CIO: Experience of more than 15-20 years and unparalleled technological experience in a career life span.

Master CIO: Experience of 10-15 years and multiple domain expertise.

Next generation CIO: Experience of 5-10 years or less and undertaken mammoth projects in a less span of time.

Following were the winners of the CIO200 – Bahrain Edition 2022.

Name Organisation Category
Humood Jassim Humood Silah Gulf Next-Gen
Mohammed Jamsheer Al Baraka Group Next-Gen
Nada Abdulrahman BDB Next-Gen
Hasan Isam Naser KFH Next-Gen
Mohammed Albenjassim Bahrain Airport Services Next-Gen
Sohaib Alabdi UoB Next-Gen
Mohammed Al Sharqawy ASRY Next-Gen
Khalid Jalal Garmco Master
Ali Alaradi Ministry of Foreign Affairs Master
Shk Khaled bin Hamad Alkhalifa Supreme Council of Health Master
Khalifa Alansari Bahrain International Circuit Master
Eugen Negutu Bapco Master
Jawad Alalawi Al Yousuf Exchange Legend
Jawad Akhtar Ebrahim K Kanoo Legend
Pem Prabhakaran Foulath Group Holding Legend
Tareq Mejhem Ministry of Interior Leader
Anas Kamaluddin YBA Kanoo Leader
Hassan Murad Royal Humanitarian Foundation Leader
Shaker Alowainati BIBF Leader
Ali Hassan Bahrain Polytechnic Leader
Fru Christian, Bills SADAD EPS Leader