Middle East Region’s first of its kind Digital Talent Dialogue taking place in Dubai this month

Digital Talent Ecosystem Dialogue is bringing together all stakeholders of the talent value chain to brainstorm, discuss & share their learnings, success stories and initiatives- to nurture and grow the digital workforce with highly advanced skills in 4IR, Data, DevOps cloud computing, AI, machine learning, RPA, Platforms & Products and cybersecurity ; crucial for the region’s digital economy vision.

Under the theme “Addressing the ICT talent shortage & closing digital skills gap to drive Middle East’s economic transformation” this 1-day dialogue will witness the blend of 30+ Thought Leaders sharing insights on their learnings, success story, initiatives, collaborations on industry-wide concerns, challenges, and opportunities in bridging the talent gap and fostering real-world digital skills to succeed in the digital age.

Attendees will hear from #dtecosystem Thought Leaders from leading organizations

  • Kate Barker | Global Board Advisor & Chief HR Futurist | NEOM
  • Puneet Swani | Career Business Leader, AMEA & Pacific Region | Mercer
  • Iman Al Qasim | Executive VP , Human Capital |Emirates Global Aluminium, UAE
  • Dena Al Mansoori | Group CHRO | e&, UAE
  • Hanna Nordell |Chief People Officer |Talabat, UAE
  • Monica Hernandez Alarcon | Director of Human Resources, AMEO | General Motors (GM), UAE
  • Areej AlShaibani | Senior Proficient- Human Resources | Omantel, Oman
  • Salim Al-Shuaili | Senior Executive- National Center for Space, AI & Advanced Technologies | Information Technology Authority, Oman
  • Hoda Al Khzaimi | Director, Cybersecurity Center NYU Abu Dhabi | CEO, Women in AI UAE 
  • Siddhaarth Iyer | Head Digital | Gig Gulf (formerly Axa Gulf), UAE
  • Hannah Haikal | VP Talent Strategy & Analytics | Etisalat e&, UAE
  • Iqbal Noor | SVP, Head of Group Learning & Development | EmiratesNBD, UAE
  • Soheyl Kadjani | SVP and Head of Technology Strategy, Transformation and FABRIC| First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), UAE
  • Nisha Verma | Chief Human Resource Officer |Apparel Group, UAE
  • Andrew Stotter-Brooks | VP Learning and Development | Etihad Aviation Group, UAE
  • Ibtihal Riyami | Senior Strategist, Human Resources | Omantel, Oman
  • Heba Makram | Transformation Advisor & Future of Work Expert I Researcher
  • Kifaya Thallam |HR Executive Advisor | Organization Design & HR Transformation
  • Sewar Azzouni | Head Talent Transformation,Middle East and Turkey |Publicis Groupe, UAE
  • Suhrid Chaudhuri | Group Head Organizational Development & Culture |Al Ghurair, UAE
  • Damir Jaksic |Chief Information Officer | KEO (KEOIC), UAE
  • Emma Davies |Chief Culture and People Excellence Officer |Masafi, UAE
  • Susana Correia |Head of Staffing MENA |LinkedIn Talent Solutions
  • Karan Bhalla | HR Director – Talent,Rewards and Culture | Americana Foods, UAE

The #dtecosystem dialogue is a crafted action-oriented agenda which aims at touching key points on how we balance the demand & supply of digital talent and fostering real-world digital skills.

Featured Discussions

  • How can today’s leaders prepare for growth and innovation in a changing world?
  • Collaboration for digital first culture, continuous transformation, unleashing innovation, and agility
  • HER Dialogue – Growing importance of cultivating diversity, equity and inclusion in bridging the digital skill gap
  • Holistic approach to building a robust digital talent ecosystem for the digital economy and future of technology
  • The Catalyst- Initiatives & greater collaboration between industry, governments, education institutions, and technology companies.
  • Evolving CXOs partnerships for Future of Work for Tech & Innovation Teams
  • Reinventing enterprises for the digital age: Addressing the people-side of changes required for digital transformation
  • Re-imagining Talent & Learning: Keeping Pace with Digital Transformation for Business Success & Transformation
  • The Great Adaptation to Digital Future & Future Workforce

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to attend the first of its kind event in the region and be a part of real time discussions on securing tech talent, talent development & transformation, upskilling/reskilling, growth mindsets, data culture, workplace tech , DE & I and creating life-long learning culture to be equipped with digital knowledge and competencies.

For more information, visit: https://bit.ly/3iDZmXT