Speakers

EVENT SPEAKERS

Dr. Lt. Col. Hamad Khalifa Al Nuaimi

Head of Telecommunications Division, Information Technology Center
Abu Dhabi Police General Head Quarter

Dr. Ebrahim Al Alkeem

Digital Transformation - Cyber Security - Artificial Intelligence Expert Director
Government of Abu Dhabi-UAE

Shaikha Aldhefairi

Information Security Officer
Department of Health
Abu Dhabi

Heide Young

Founding Partner
Women in Cyber Security Middle East (WiCSME)

Asma Al Yassi

Cyber Security Governance
Confidential

Munther Bin Amr

Director of ICT
Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council

Parthasarathy P

EVP-Group Chief Information Security Officer
First Abu Dhabi Bank, UAE

Mohammed Darwish Azad

Chief Information Security Officer
Emirates NBD

Nader Baghdadi

Senior Regional Director,
Middle East
ColorTokens

Eng. Ahmed Sherif

Senior IT Support Engineer & Cloud Solutions Expert
Abu Dhabi Digital Authority – UAE

Hala ElGhawi

Sr. Information & Cyber Security Risk Manager
Standard Chartered Bank

Bader Husni Zyoud

Senior Information Security & Risk Management Specialist & Incidents Manager
Central Finance Department, Government Entity

Ellis Wang

Board Of The Executive & Advisory Team
The Private Office of Sheikh Saeed Bin Ahmed Al Maktoum

Khawla Al Badi

Head of Innovation and technology
Etihad Airways

Jeevan Badigari

CISO
DAMAC Properties

Quentin Gaumer

Director, Information Security Engineering And Cyber Resilience
Careem

Maxim Beloenko

VP - Global Sales
Qrator Labs 

Shafiullah Ismail

Vice President & Head - Cyber Security and Risk
Mubadala Capital 

Taha Hussain

Specialist – Information Security
DEWA (Dubai Electricity & Water Authority)  

Anoop Kumar

Information Security Manager
Gulf News, UAE

Malak Trabelsi Loeb

Director of Corporate Global Affairs
Cyber Security Global Alliance

Heide Young

Founding Partner
Women in Cyber Security Middle East (WiCSME)

Heide Young is the Founding Partner and Board Member of Women in Cyber Security Middle East (WiCSME), a globally recognized group focused on empowering, supporting and increasing the percentage of women in cybersecurity. She is also on the Advisory Board for the Arab International Cybersecurity Summit, Mentor for CyberSafe Foundation CyberGirls 2022 Fellowship, Liaison for Women in Security & Resilience Alliance (WISECRA), and formerly part of the leadership team for Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN) and a FITT (Females in IT&Telecom) Mentor.

She is internationally recognized as an active and contributing member to the global cyber security community. A seasoned frequent international keynote guest speaker, international judge for women in cybersecurity awards, and official mentor to women in cybersecurity from Australia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Driven by passion, she is dedicated to increase female presence in cyber security through her mentoring, volunteer activities and outreach programs she champions. She is committed to demystifying cyber security and the careers within, so that young girls and women have the opportunity presented to them on how to get involved in cyber security, contribute, and be heard.

In her current role, Heide is the Manager of Cyber Strategy & Engagement, she is responsible for co-developing the cybersecurity unit’s strategy and engagement model, developing pragmatic and creative solutions to reduce risk, identifying issues and threats with potential impact to the strategic objectives, and ensuring consistent alignment throughout the strategy development. Prior to this she was the Head of Cyber Security Strategy within the defense sector where she oversaw the overall infrastructure of information systems and data security. She was responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining the entire cyber security posture. Heide has a proven acumen for identifying issues and threats with the potential to impact the strategic objectives of an organization. Applying systematic risk management strategies that have a proven and measurable impact.

Malak Trabelsi Loeb

CSGA Director of Corporate Global Affairs
Cyber Security Global Alliance

Malak Trabelsi Loeb is a Serial Entrepreneur and the Director of Corporate Affairs of the Cyber Security Global Alliance (CSGA), “A Global Leader in Cybersecurity, Awareness,
Education and Certification.”

Mrs. Loeb is the Founder and Managing Director of Vernewell Management
Consultancies, a Dubai-based, International Space and Deep Tech-focused
Management, Innovation, and Artificial Intelligence Research and Consultancies Firm; the CEO of Trabelsi Loeb Legal Consultancies; and the founder of Medusa Cysec for Cyber Security Consultancy.

Mrs. Loeb is an International Business Law, Space law, Tech law, and national security 
law expert. She focuses on solving complex legal matters, including international transactions, due diligence, international contracts, cross-border economic activities with  implications on national security, regulatory compliance, alternative dispute resolution, corporate governance, international investments, space insurance, and NewSpace legal challenges faced by NewSpace actors. In addition to providing legal services to public institutions, innovators, tech start-ups, corporations, and disruptors in the most strategic fields, Malak Trabelsi Loeb is a business and management consultant with more than 17 years of experience in the international business and
commercial arenas in various sectors.