May 23, 2024

DT100: KSA’s Top 100 Visionary Leaders Driving Digital Transformation

The DT100 is an initiative by the Digital Transformation Summit to honor the outstanding contributions of pioneering tech individuals.
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Exito Media Concepts proudly presents DT100, a momentous initiative set to applaud the extraordinary accomplishments of Saudi Arabia’s technology leaders. This prestigious program is designed to honor exceptional individuals who have spearheaded groundbreaking advancements in technology within the region.

We are proud to announce the distinguished individuals who have been selected for DT100, shining a spotlight on the trailblazers who have propelled Saudi Arabia’s tech landscape to new heights. With a commitment to recognizing outstanding contributions, this remarkable endeavor showcases the visionary leaders who have redefined what is possible in the realm of technology.

Here is the esteemed DT100 list:

  1. Murad Murad, Director of Technology Research, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT)
  2. Safar Almamoon, IT Infrastructure Operations Director, Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority (ZATCA)
  3. Alessio Garofalo, CIO/CTO of Oxagon, NEOM Industrial City, NEOM
  4. Galal Eltahan, Chief Information Officer, Red Sea Global
  5. Jad H. Abdulsalam, Chief Information Security Officer, Maaden
  6. Omar Albilali, Chief Information Officer, TASNEE
  7. Adrian Blanck, Chief Digitalization Officer, Saudi Aramco Base Oil Company-Luberef
  8. Abdullah Albar, CDO, Abdul Latif Jameel United Finance
  9. Anas Mosa, IT Director, Public Investment Fund (PIF)
  10. Faisal Alshammari, Chief Information Officer, Council of Health Insurance
  11. Abdullatif Al Blowi, Director of Emerging Technologies Development, Communications, Space & Technology Commission (CST)
  12. Mohammed AlGhannam, Chief Information Officer, Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services
  13. Wael Ahmed Fattouh, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Bank Al Jazira
  14. Dr. Faisal AlNasser, Head of Business System (CIO), AlMarai
  15. Dr. Waheed Y Khayyat, Chief Information Officer, United Cooperative Assurance (UCA)
  16. Sivakumar Seshadri, Sr Executive Director – Chief Digital Officer, Tawuniya
  17. Ramesh Murugesan, Chief Information Officer /Digital Transformation Program Director, Al Gihaz Holding
  18. Aamir Khalid Pirzada, Chief Information Officer, National Metal Manufacturing & Casting Company – “Maadaniyah”
  19. Saad Chammah, Head of Information Technology Department, Almabani General Contractors
  20. Abdul Hafeez, CISO – Virtual, Alfanar
  21. Ibrahim Al-Ammar, Chief Information Technology Officer, National Medical Care Co.
  22. Abdulbary Atassi, Director of Information Technology, Zamil Industrial
  23. Johnson Joseph, CITO, Zamil Offshore Services Company
  24. Majed Shahin, Chief Technology Officer, Global Health Care Co
  25. Muneer V Abdurahman, CIO – Chief Information Officer , Al Sadhan & SPAR Retail
  26. Mirza R. Baig, Head of IT – Digital Transformation & Cybersecurity, FinZey Finance Co
  27. Majid Jan, Chief Information Technology Officer, Petromin
  28. Suhail Akhtar, Chief Information Officer, AlKifah Contracting
  29. Awais Ahmad, Director, Information Technology, Solex Plus
  30. Mansour Alrebdi, Information Technology – Director, SPIMACO
  31. Rafik Wassef, Chief Information Officer, Alfanar
  32. Krish J, IT Director, ARASCO
  33. Mousa Al-Anizi, VP Digital Health, Director E-Health, Riyadh Health Cluster One – King Saud Medical City
  34. Mohammed Al Shobani, Chief Information Officer, SAICO Insurance
  35. Abdullah Alfahaid, CITO, AJlan & Bros Holding
  36. Hazem Awni Jarrar, Chief Technology Officer, King Faisal Foundation
  37. Tamer Hamza Hammad, Director of Digital Channels, Al Rajhi Takaful
  38. Ramez AlFayez, Acting CIO and Vice President of Smart City, KAFD
  39. Abbas Natto, Group Chief Information Officer, geidea
  40. Amin Al Jaber, Chief Information Officer, AlJomaih Automotive Company
  41. Hamidulla Shariff, Chief Information Security Officer, Nahdi Medical Co.
  42. Ala Asali, Chief Security Officer, Arab National Bank
  43. Sami A Alawfi, Director Of Information Technology, Saudi Arabia Railways (SAR)
  44. Abdulaziz Al-Ghufaili, Chief Technology Officer, Bank AlBilad
  45. Saqib Chaudhry, Chief information officer (CIO), Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (JHAH)
  46. Irfan Ul Haq, Head of IT, Warehousing & Logistics Services Co LSC
  47. Eng. Alaa Malki, Chief Technology Officer, Mobily
  48. Carlos Soto, CIO, Dar Al Riyadh Group
  49. Dr. Mohammed Alhefzi, KSA Digital Partner & Country Lead, Pfizer
  50. Eng.Syed Kareemuddin, Head of IT Infrastructure, Network & Security, The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Saudi Arabia
  51. Latifah Alraddadi, Head of IT, Ekhaa
  52. Khaled S. Salem, Chief Digital Information Officer, Saudi Fransi For Finance Leasing
  53. Kamal Farag, Chief Technology Officer, SPEEDI
  54. Tariq Al-Issa, Chief Information Officer, Enjaz
  55. Ali Nasan, I.T Director, Kudu Company for Food and Catering
  56. Mohammed Ahmed Al Doseri, Group CISO, Tasheel Finance
  57. Abdulatif Al-Rushaid, Cyber Security & Data Management Director, Saudi Air Navigation Services
  58. Muhammad Junaid, Group Head of Information Technology, United Motors Group
  59. Abdulrahman Almansoor, Head of IT, Allianz Saudi Fransi
  60. Shahid Parwaiz, Head Of Information Technology, Dr.s’ Lounge
  61. Devender Manral, Group CIO, Al Othman Holding Group
  62. Mostafa Kamel, Head Of Information Technology Department, Dr. Mohammad Alfagih Hospital
  63. Wail M. Al-Malki, IT Director, Baja
  64. Fawwaz Banakher, IT Director, Red Bull MOBILE Saudi
  65. Haithem A. Alfaraj, Group Chief Technology Officer, Saudi Telecom Company
  66. Ahsan Aziz Khan, Group Chief Information Officer, Aljeri Group
  67. Filip Nekvinda, Chief Information and Digital Officer, Abdul Latif Jameel Enterprises
  68. Fahad Albaz, Chief Information Security Officer, Saudi Credit Bureau – SIMAH
  69. Nusrath Mahamood, Director of Information Technology, ABR contracting
  70. Khaled El Gakhlab, Head of Digital Innovation and Transformation, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
  71. Hassan Fahad Alhuwaimel, General Director of the General Department of Information Technology, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology
  72. Mohammad Mazhar Khan, Head of IT, Goldenside Trading & Mytable Company
  73. Mujahid A Majeed, Head Of Information Technology, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen
  74. Mohammed Alshehri, Chief Data Officer, Alamthal Financing Co.
  75. Ibrahim Almatrafi, Chief Data Officer, General Presidency of The Commission For Promotion Of Virtue And Prevention Of Vice
  76. Fahad Ibrahim Almoqhim, CIO, Saudi Accreditation Center
  77. Hazim Al Ahmadi, IT Executive Director, Savola Foods Company
  78. Ahmed Ali Larik, Head of IT Demand & Delivery and PMO, EMKAN
  79. Mashari AlMusad, Chief Information Officer, Saudi Olympic & Paralympic Committee
  80. Wissam Al Adany, Chief Information Officer, ADES Arabia Holding
  81. Saleh Al-Anbar, Senior Director Information Technology, Economic Cities and Special Zones Authority
  82. Yasir Alnasrallah, Head of Cyber Security & IT internal audit, Confidential Government
  83. Ahmed Umar Ali, Director IT, Morni KSA
  84. Afnan A. Chowdhury, Director of IT, Al Ahsa Health Cluster
  85. Aijaz Regoo, CTO, MIS Forward
  86. Abdulaziz Alshehri, Cyber Security Director, Jasara PMC
  87. Azwar Shah, Head of IT, Noon
  88. Naif Saud Alharbi, Head of Information Technology, Sudair Pharmaceutical Company (SPC)
  89. Faisal Khashouf, Regional CIO Middle East & Africa, Hitachi Energy
  90. Dr.Sampath Dhamodaran, Ph.D., General Manager, Design & Development, IT DBS Bank
  91. Mohammad Hazazi, Director of IT Governance & Portfolio Management, Riyadh First Health Cluster
  92. Omar Al Wakeel, Group Director of Information Technology, Al Hokair Group
  93. Fouad Mohamed, Head of Regional IT services-MENA Alshaya Group
  94. Mohammed Alsaqer, Chief Information Security Officer, King Khalid University
  95. Priyan Meledath, Head of IT, Amlak international Finance Company
  96. Muhammad Ali, Head of IT, Shapoorji Pallonji Mideast LLC
  97. Ghada Alshammari, Chief Information Security Officer, Alraedah
  98. Eslam Taha, Head of Digital Channels Development, Riyadh Airports Company
  99. Abdulrazzak Hussain, Vice President ICT, Olayan Group
  100. Fahad Al-Juaid, Director of IT Operations, Government Expenditure & Projects Efficiency Authority

These outstanding individuals have left an indelible mark on the technology sector in Saudi Arabia. The complete DT100 list can be viewed on our official website:

To mark this special occasion, we are delighted to announce that the launch of DT100 magazine will take place during the highly anticipated 23rd Edition of the Digital Transformation Summit. The summit is scheduled for the 23rd & 24th of August at the prestigious VOCO Riyadh.

The Digital Transformation Summit and DT100 is the premier event that brings together industry professionals, thought leaders, and technology enthusiasts for engaging discussions, insightful presentations, and unparalleled networking opportunities.

Rishikesh Shetty, CEO of Exito Media Concepts, said, “We are excited to introduce DT100, an esteemed recognition that shines a spotlight on Saudi Arabia’s technology leaders. In the coming years, Saudi Arabia’s digital technology adoption will triple productivity growth in the country and we aim to honor the leaders spearheading digitization in Saudi Arabia for their significant contributions.”

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