Peacemaker & Founder
Dr. Amir Kfir is a consultant with over 30 years experience running forum training and management retreats globally, inspiring people to deal with dilemmas and goals within a group culture of trust. A founding member of YPO “Peace Action Network”, he has led conflict forums around the world, is the author of “Nonflict: the Art of Everyday Peacemaking” & is a TedEx Speaker.
Keynote Speaker, Strategic Advisor, Host
When Women Win
Completing her Engineering degree fromOxford, Rana Nawas is a 17-year corporate veteran Sr. VP at GE Capital turned speaker and podcaster, featured on CNN, Forbes, Huffington post, The Tempest and GQ Middle East in Vogue Arabia and various other media outlets. Her showWhen Women Win is the Middle East’s chart-topping podcast, now listened to in 163 countries via all podcast platforms.
Roberto Croci joined Microsoft for Startups teamwith a wide range of knowledge, having previously worked as the Google Regional Head (EMEA), Emerging Markets (Middle East, Russia, Africa) building & mentoring teams that could successfully penetrate newmarkets and ensure sustainable revenue growth. He is passionate about business, people and their growth and has more than 15 years’ experience in digital marketing, ad-te
Chairman & CEO
Founded in the late 1980s by Mr. Hadi Al Alawi, Al Hayat Group has been representing global companies in the Middle East for over 25 years. The history of Al Alawi family has been linked to Bahrain for over 100 years, notably contributing towards the economic and social development of the country. Mr. Al Alawi is an experienced businessman with extensive regional and international networks.
Development Credit Bank Ltd.
An alumni of London School of Economics, Nasser held various positions at HDFC for over 20 years, including serving as its executive director, managing director of IDFC and is currently the chairman of DCB Bank. He is on 9 Public Corporate Boards in India which include HDFC, Tata Motors, Britania Industries., Go Airlines, Cummins, ABB, and Ambuja Cements. Also served on Government Task Forces on Housing, Urban Development
An Indian playback singer and composer, Sonu sings predominantly in Hindi, Kannada and other Indian regional languages. As a national award winner, even released number of Indian Pop albums and acted in Hindi films. He is regarded as “Lord of Chords”. Winner of several awards including Filmfare Awards, Lions Gold Award, GIMA Award, IIFA Awards. His drama film “Jal” was even nominated at Oscars.
With background as an apprentice - British Officer in FEME, Ministry of Palace Affairs (Diwan), and Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour, He founded OHI in 1976. The group scaled to variety of business interests including trading, manufacturing, projects and services with focus on technical expertise and specialized skills in various disciplines. He has also served as the Chairman
Resilience Coaching & Consulting
Anesh has designed & delivered leadership programs for Business Leaders resulting in positive business outcomes, increased revenues, higher engagement and a culture of peak performance. He is well established in Forum Fundamentals & Protocols. Anesh is appreciated for his humility that he exhibits both at a personal and professional level & his commitment to everyone’s growth.
Anchor Chief Strategist
Cnbc Arabia ; Fxtm
With nearly 15 years of experience in the Financial Markets, he is best known for his role as an anchor at CNBC Arabia hosting the popular evening show, Bursat Al Alam. He is Chief Strategist Gulf & MENA for FXTM, one of the world’s fastest growing online forex brokers. He worked in the financial services sector as a dealer, trader and analyst: equities, commodities, forex markets.
CEO, Digital Marketing Lecturer & Digital Transformation Advisor
Digital Marketing Pioneer since 2003, Digital Lecturer for the Digital Marketing Institute, Informa and PwC. Spoken at 50+ International conferences, including GOOGLE & NASA, Trained 10000+ executives in 4 continents, including Bayer, Jumeirah Burj Al Arab, Armani, Etisalat, Huawei, DP World, Abu Dhabi Media. 12 Awards, including Oracle Innovation Award, Microsoft Artificial Intelligence award. Former Oracle employee, best-selling book author.
Hon. Consul Generalt
Republic Of Liberia
CEO and Board Member of companies employing over 12000 people globally like Allianz International Holdings Limited, ATEL Telecommunications Corporations Ltd.,Canali FMCG Limited, etc. He is a passionate leader with a long track record of successful management of various ventures in Global platform. Possesses extensive knowledge of current economic, social, and regulatory issues. He is a permanent member of International Telecommunication Union.
Jannah Hotels & Resorts Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
With over two decades of experience in the hospitality industry, Richard, CEO of Jannah Hotels & Resorts, spearheads the vision of the company driving growth strategy, increasing operational efficiency and overseeing the next phase of development ensuring that every step from well-devised strategies through to detailed operational management initiatives are delivered professionally and efficiently.
A digital evangelist with a passion for transforming businesses and innovation led companies to create digital assets with the use of technologies like Analytics, Cloud, and Artificial Intelligence. His vision is creating innovation focused digital strategies to maximize today’s opportunities and prepare organizations for future disruptions. A speaker at over 100 global events, and is an avid writer and his thought leadership is published in multiple magazines and portals
Founder & CEO
People Of Impact & She is Arab
An award-winning humanitarian, corporate leader, and social entrepreneur. Noha’s career spans two decades with the UN across three agencies, PepsiCo and McKinsey & Company, leading functions including communications and corporate social responsibility. She co-founded “She is Arab” and “Lit-Creative”. A co-author, Global Ambassador for Female Civility and Founding Member & Ambassador, Women Heart to Heart.
CEO & Founder
Vietek is a certified LinkedIn Smart coach, video marketing expert, and trainer and helps business owners and entrepreneurs use LinkedIn for business growth. He and his team organise seminars, in-house training, and webinars under the umbrella of BeLinkedInSmart.com. He is the producer and host of a LinkedIn podcast: LinkedInSmart. His agency has produced award winning LinkedIn videos for their clients.
President of MITGULF, a global trading house in Dubai with a deep passion for events and associations with the Indian events industry. He launched L’atitude – The largest corporate events company in the Middle East.
Founder & CEO
She started working as a marketer for luxury brands like LO real, Lancôme, Ralph Lauren, Giorgio Armani etc. and celebrities for leading Pan Arab magazines where she got to take care of their beauty needs which helped her understand visions, skills, abilities and ambitions. She envisions revolutionizing and simplifying beauty services by providing clients all experience under one roof.
Founder & Creative Director
Nina Ubhi Cosmetics
Having worked with the worlds elite and VIP frommainstream celebrities to Royalty, she is an industry leader and travels the world for destination weddings. Her lash brand can be seen at Bloomingdales, Harvey Nichols, Saks fifth avenue among other leading retailers in the GCC. Her work has graced several magazine covers and she personally has appeared in Harpers Bazaar, Elle, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Grazia and many more.