Keynote Speakers

Dr. Salim Sultan Al-Ruzaiqi
Chairman of ITA Oman

Said Al-Mandhari
CEO at Oman Broadband Company

Graham Colclough
Chairman, Smart Cities Council Europe

Within his position as Chairman of Smart Cities Council Europe Graham Colclough is committed to transforming the cities market globally. After many years leading the Global Cities business at Capgemini, Graham co-founded UrbanDNA where he collaborate and his team with progressive cities and industry partners internationally, to identify and deliver better solutions – faster – to common urban challenges. Graham is presently driving the global smart cities agenda through positions within the European Commission (EC) Smart Cities & Communities Innovation Partnership (EIP); UK Ministerial Smart Cities Forum; ‘6-Nations’ Smart Cities Forum; ISO Smart City Strategic Advisory Group; and board of the UK Cities Standard Institute.

Program Speakers

Ghazi Atallah
NeXgen Group

Ammar Sabagh
Ericson

Ammar Al Kharusi is a Director of Development in Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran). After obtaining a B.Sc in Civil Engineering from the University of Sharjah, he started his career as a site engineer in Sharjah. Moving swiftly between employment opportunities in UAE, he joined Turner International Middle East, one of the most reputable project Management firms in the region and one of the oldest construction companies in the world. During the tenure with Turner, he worked on iconic projects such as The Discovery Gardens, The Dubai Mall, and Al Raha Beach Development. He joined Omran and was part of the team that delivered the award winning Alila Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, the first LEED certified project in the country.

Ahmed M.Raafat
Microsoft