Fahd Hamidaddin
Senior Advisor,
Misk Foundation, KSA
Faisal J. Abbas
Editor-in-chief,
Arab News, KSA
Constance Adams
Space Architect, Emerging Explorer 2005,
Synthesis, USA
Piyush Agrawal
Co-founder & CEO,
SuperProfs, India
Eren Aksu
Chief Opportunity Creator,
Emblematic, USA
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
H.E. Khalid Al-Falih
Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources
, KSA
Meshal Al-Harasani
Saudi Inventor,
King Abdulaziz University, KSA
Nouf Abdullah Al-Rakan
CEO,
Educational Initiatives LLC, KSA
Sarah Al-Shawwaf
Senior Director,
Albright Stonebridge Group, KSA/USA
Anas AlFaris
Vice President for Research Institutes,
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, KSA
His Excellency Abdullah AlSwaha
Minister of Communication & Information Technology,
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, KSA
Ameerah AlTaweel
Co-founder and Chairwoman,
Tasamy Social Entrepreneurs Center, KSA
Abdulelah Altunisi
Manager Affiliative Reporting, Financial Accounting,
National Commercial Bank, KSA
Deemah AlYahya
Secretary General,
National Digitization Program, KSA
Alex Amouyel
Executive Director,
MIT Solve, USA
Ayman Arandi
Head of Nationals,
Hult Prize, USA
Adam Aron
CEO and President,
AMC Entertainment, USA
Bill Aulet
Managing Director; Professor of the Practice,
Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship; MIT Sloan School of Management, USA
Nadeem Bakhsh
Founder & Director of Digital Experience Transformation & Technology Innovation,
UXBERT Labs, KSA
Esther Baldwin
Artificial Intelligence Strategist for Intel Corporation’s,
Technology Computing Initiative Enterprise and Government Group, USA
Allen Blue
Vice President of Product Management & Co-founder,
LinkedIn, USA
Essam Bukhary
CEO,
Manga Productions, KSA
Roland Busch
Chief Technology Officer,
Siemens AG, Germany
Anthony Butler
CTO,
IBM Cloud Middle East and Africa, Australia
Teresa Carlson
Vice President Worldwide Public Sector,
Amazon Web Services, USA
Zubin Chagpar
Head of Middle East and Africa, Public Sector Business,
Amazon Web Services, UAE
Ziad Chehadé
Marketing Manager MENA,
Google, UAE
Hassan Damluji
Head of Middle East Relations & Deputy Director of Global Policy & Advocacy,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UK
John Defterios
CNN Money Emerging Markets Editor,
CNN Money, USA
Josep Curto Diaz
Professor,
IE Business School, Spain
Lucía Valencia Dongo Quintanilla
Co-founder,
Duhem, Peru
Tatiana dos Santos Silva
Co-founder & Projects Director,
FA.VELA, Brazil
Lyse Doucet
Chief International Correspondent,
BBC News, UK
Franco Dragone
Founder & Artistic Director,
Dragone, Belgium/Italy
Sylvia A. Earle
National Geographic Explorer in Residence & Founder,
National Geographic ; Mission Blue, USA
Selim Eddé
Head of Public Policy MENA,
Google, UAE
Henry Elkus
Founder and CEO,
Helena, USA
Mark Elliott
Vice Provost for International Affairs, Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History,
Harvard University, USA
Abdulla Elyas
Co-founder and CPO,
Careem Inc, KSA
Caroline Faraj
Vice President & Head of Arabic Services,
CNN, UAE
Lutz Finger
Data Scientist in Residence,
Cornell University, USA
Alexis Gambis
Executive Director & Founder,
Imagine Science Film Festival, USA
Hadley Gamble
Anchor,
CNBC, USA
Chris Gardner
Author,
The Pursuit of Happyness, USA
Bill Gates
Co-chair,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Zhihui Ge
Chairman,
Ledo Interactive Co., LTD & SNK Corporation, China/Japan
Tarek Ghobar
Startup Manager,
1776, UAE
Josh Giegel
Co-founder & CTO,
Virgin Hyperloop One, USA
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski
Physicist,
Harvard University, USA
Diane Greene
CEO,
Google Cloud, USA
Lara Habib
Senior Business News Presenter,
Al Arabiya, UAE
Riad Hamade
Executive Editor for the Middle East and Africa,
Bloomberg News, UAE
Shaima Hamidaddin
Executive Manager,
Misk Foundation, KSA
Hala Hanna
Director of Economic Prosperity,
MIT Solve, USA
Olivier Harnisch
Chief Executive Officer,
Emaar Hospitality Group, UAE
Kinda Ibrahim
Director of Media Partnerships,
Twitter MENA, UAE
Gopi Kallayil
Chief Evangelist, Brand Marketing,
Google, USA
David Kenny
Senior Vice President,
IBM Watson and Cloud Platform, USA
Sal Khan
Founder & CEO,
Khan Academy, USA
Loulou Khazen Baz
Founder & CEO,
Nabbesh, Lebanon
Daniel Kirk
Professor,
Florida Institute of Technology, USA
Jonas Kjellberg
Co-creator,
Skype, Sweden
Klaus Kleinfeld
CEO,
Neom, USA/GERMANY
Duleesha Kulasooriya
Lead strategist,
Deloitte’s Center for the Edge, USA
Finn Kydland
Henley Professor of Economics, Nobel Laureate Economics 2004,
University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Jean-Yves Le Drian
Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs,
Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, France
Deborah Lehr
CEO,,
Basilinna, USA
Michele Levy
Founder & CEO,
Ihabela Holdings, USA
Tony Little
Group Chief Education Officer,
GEMS Education, UK
Nanxi Liu
CEO and Co-founder,
Enplug Inc., USA
Noura Youssef Mansouri
Senior Research Associate,
King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center, KSA
Eddy Maroun
Co-founder Anghami,
Anghami, Lebanon
Pierre-Alain Masson
Co-founder,
Seedstars, France
Yosuke Matsuda
President & Representative Director,
Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd, Japan
Winston Matthews
Silicon Valley VR Developer & Entrepreneur
, USA
Gordon McConnell
Head of the Entrepreneurship Center, Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship,
KAUST, Ireland
Ed McConville
Director, Learning and Development Europe Middle East & Africa,
LinkedIn, USA
Kenjiro Meguri
COO,
Digital Hollywood University, Japan
Ronaldo Mouchawar
CEO,
Souq.com, UAE
Sota Nagano
Chief Financial Officer & Board of Director,
GLM.Co.,Ltd, Japan
Matt Ocko
Co-Managing Partner,
DCVC, USA
Maureen Orth
Special Correspondent,
Vanity Fair, USA
Abu Qader
Co-founder,
GliaLab, USA
Richard Quest
Anchor,
CNN, USA
Fabien Riggall
Founder and Chief Creative Officer,
Secret Group Limited, UK
Muhammad Azam Roomi
Vice Dean & Professor,
Mohammed bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship (MBSC), United Kingdom
David Rosenberg
CEO & Co-founder,
AeroFarms, USA
Rania Rostom
Chief Innovation Officer, GE Middle East, North Africa & Turkey,
GE, Egypt
Martin Sabbagh
CEO for Middle East,
JCDecaux, France, France
Pablo Sanchez Santaeufemia
CEO & Co-founder,
Bridge for Billions, Spain
Sandi Sein Thein
CEO,
Digital Kaway, Myanmar
Dana Shaddad
Founder,
Imtiaz Middle East & Arab Mobile Challenge, MENA
Omran Sharaf
Emirates Mars Mission (Hope Probe) Project Manager,
Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, UAE
Shinji Shimizu
Senior Director and Producer,
Toei Animation, Japan
Riaz Siddiqi
Houston Founder & Managing Partner,
Denham Capital, USA
Keir Simmons
Journalist,
NBC, UK
Rainer Speh
Chief Technology Officer,
Siemens Ltd Saudi Arabia, KSA
Abdulrahman Tarabzouni
CEO & MD,
STC, Saudi Arabia
William Tunstall-Pedoe
Artificial Intelligence Entrepreneur,
Formerly with Amazon Alexa, UK
Amanda Turnbull
Vice-President,
Discovery Networks, UAE
Zeeshan Usmani
Big Data Technical Lead Manager,
Tech Innovation Lab, Misk Foundation, KSA
Dino Varkey
Chief Executive Officer,
GEMS Education, UAE
Zain Verjee
Co-Founder & CEO,
aKoma Media
Werner Vogels
Chief Technology Officer,
Amazon, USA
Tatiana Vorobieva
MBA Student,
Mohammad Bin Salman College, Russia
Evans Wadongo
Co-founder,
GreenWize Energy, Kenya
Siya Xuza
Founder & Managing Director,
Galactic Energy Ventures, South Africa
Seif Abou Zaid
CEO & Co-founder,
Mavericks, Egypt