May 16, 2017

Royal Maxim Palace
Kempinski, Cairo

#IDCEGYPTCIO

09:50 – 10:20

Session 1: Developing the New IT Capabilities for Digital Transformation

Chaired by: Steven Frantzen, Senior Vice President, EMEA Region, Managing Director CEMA, IDC

The strategic priorities of digital transformation are evolving quickly. Big bets are being placed; unusual techniques are being applied and new bars are being established.  As the digital strategy directly drives the IT strategy, it is critical for CIOs to recalibrate their IT capabilities for the digital strategy. During this session, Mr. Steven will outline the new IT capabilities (processes, platforms, talent, governance) needed for digital transformation.

09:55 Panel Discussion: Collaborating with LoB Executive to Drive Datacenter & Cloud AdoptionChaired by Steven Frantzen, Senior Vice President, EMEA Region, Managing Director CEMA, IDC

Increasingly, line-of-business executives are becoming key influencers – and often decision makers – in IT purchases. Digital transformation is breaking down organizational siloes and persuading IT to work more closely with their business counterparts. However, shadow IT is posing a considerable challenge for CIOs in some organizations. This session will discuss ways to align business and IT while driving digital transformation initiatives.

10:40 Tea/ Coffee & Networking


Speakers:

10:20 – 10:50

Session 2: Panel Discussion: From CIO to CDO: Innovate, Integrate and Incorporate

Chaired by Jyoti Lalchandani, Group Vice President & Regional MD, IDC Middle East, Africa & Turkey 

This discussion will focus on how CIOs who want to lead the digital effort and enable the transformation process are acting as mentors and mobilising technology resources that will be more likely to lead the digital function in their enterprise

Panel Members

Eng. Khaled El Attar, Head of IT Infrastructure Sector, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology(MCIT)

Alaa El-Mahalawy, Head of IT Department, Dorra Group

Ahmed Abd El Sattar, Group CIO, Qalaa Holdings


Speakers:

10:50– 11:20

Session 3: Digital Transformation- A World of Opportunities

Chaired by Jyoti Lalchandani, Group Vice President & Regional MD, IDC Middle East, Africa & Turkey

As we are moving into a new industrial era where software is becoming increasingly important new opportunities knocks on our doors. In order to convert them into new revenue streams we need to modernize our infrastructure and deliver up to date applications faster than ever. This session focus on the strategic changes needed to support a successful digital transformation.


Speakers:

12: 00 – 13:00

Track A in Excelsior Ballroom 1- Truth or Dare: Reality & Risks in Today’s Digital Security World

Chaired by Ranjit Rajan, Associate Vice President, Research, IDC Middle East and Africa

IT Security is a hot topic these days, from boardrooms to datacenters; but as much as everyone thinks they have answers, nobody has THE answer. This session will explore the latest IT security trends and delve through old clichés in a bid to find the truth amidst the wall of noise emanating from the media, regulators, policymakers, lawyers, hackers, and other interested parties. Is the cloud more secure or less secure? Will "just the basics" really help? Can we turn security from an art into science? This session will answer all these questions and more.

12:00 IDC Overview

12:10 Cyber Security War

Ayman Zaki, Chief Information Security Officer, I-Score "The Egyptian Credit Bureau"

Cyber Security is not a nice to have topic any more , the whole world became the battlefield for the war , it is affecting all sectors massively and globally, is there a way out of this war , if not then how to stay alive in this nasty War? The answer is YES.

12:25 Panel Discussion

Tarek Abbas, Technical Director of Emerging Markets, Palo Alto Networks

Ayman Zaki, Chief Information Security Officer, I-Score "The Egyptian Credit Bureau"

Sameh Emam, Lead Security Architect, Cisco EMEA


Speakers:

12: 00 – 13:00

Track B in Shah Ballroom- The Future is Here: How Breakthrough Tech Innovations Are Shaping Our Region

Chaired by Jyoti Lalchandani, Group Vice President & Regional MD, IDC Middle East, Africa & Turkey

Egypt is emerging as leaders in the adoption of disruptive technologies as they look to accelerate their economies towards digitization. Governments are prioritizing and promoting the adoption of breakthrough technologies such as cognitive/AI, big data analytics, robotics, 3D printing, IoT, and AR/VR in order to improve the lives of citizens, enhance productivity, and foster innovation. In this session, senior executives from organizations at the forefront of innovation will discuss their vision of the technology landscape in the next 10 years.

12:00 IDC Overview

12:10 Data in the Public Sector as an Innovation Driver

Eng. Khaled El Attar, Head of IT Infrastructure Sector, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology(MCIT)

12:35 Digital Transformation...Are You Ready?

Ahmed Al- Hadidi, IT Operations Manager, PepsiCo


Speakers:

14:05

Session 4: Driving Innovation & Reshaping the Business with Cloud

Chaired by Ranjit Rajan, Associate Vice President, Research, IDC Middle East and Africa

Cloud offers an unprecedented opportunity for CIOs to improve efficiencies and transform IT. It also enables organizations to rapidly adopt new technologies in an OPEX model, thereby bringing down the cost of innovation and facilitating the addition of value-added services to the IT portfolio. This session will discuss how cloud can be used to accelerate digital transformation and drive innovation across the modern organization

questions and more.

14:05 IDC Overview

14:10 Panelist

David Bao Zhendong, Senior Managing Consultant, Huawei B2B Cloud

Jawad Moghnieh, Territory Manager, Saudi Arabia, Egypt & Libya, Veeam Software 

Ayman El Sheikh, CTO and Manager of the Solution Architect Team (Middle East, Africa & Turkey) – RedHat

Ahmed Mostageer, Regional Sales Manager, Nutanix

Dr. Ramy Fathy, Director, Digital Services Planning and Risk Assessment, NTRA, Cairo, Egypt


Speakers:

15:05

Session 5 : 2017 CIO Predictions: Preparing for the Future

As we enter this new digitally driven hyper-connected era, and despite tight budget and spending, organizations who can rapidly scale their digital transformation will be the thrivers in the digital economy. IDC FutureScape: 2017 CIO Predictions outline key Technology and Leadership trends set to shape the 3 years ahead, and offer guidance on the key imperatives that will impact strategic decisions for IT Executives. In this session, Steven Frantzen will focus on a selection of key predictions and provide guidance to CIOs for managing the implications these predictions harbor and the impact on their investment priorities and implementation strategies.


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For more information about IDC's Egypt CIO Summit 2017, please contact:

Rania Mustafa, Conference Project Manager | rmustafa@idc.com | +971 52 9125993