• Dubai
  • 6 - 7 March 2019

SPEAKERS

He is a former advisor on futures, foresight, and innovation in the UAE Prime Minister’s Office, and has been involved with 'The Dubai Self-Driving, Vehicle Strategy'.

Dr. Noah Raford

COO & Futurist in chief

Dubai Future Foundation

UAE

An accomplished business leader with more than 25 years of experience in managing businesses globally. His expertise was critical in the establishment of HyperloopTT.

andres de leon

COO

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies

USA

A Growthwheel advisor and a certified incubation manager with the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA).

hans christensen

VP, D-TEC

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority

UAE

An advisor to MENA governments on digital transformation, his work primarily focuses on helping decision makers develop and implement core business strategies.

DR. SID AHMED BENRAOUANE

Advisor to Dubai Police on Emerging Technologies, Professor, Carlson

School of Management, UMN

UAE

A management professional offering 24+ years of extensive experience in IT-Telecom and Energy industry.

Khalid Almansoori

CISO

Department of Energy

Abu Dhabi

A strategist and a Harvard graduate with more than a decade of experience in working with governments to develop favourable regulatory frameworks to grow businesses.

bassel al nahlaoui

Gulf Managing Director

Careem

UAE

With more than 20 years of experience in strategy and consulting, she is a leading advisor for governments and global leaders in Intelligent Mobility, Sustainable Transport, Smart Cities and Energy Sectors.

zeina nazer

Doctoral Researcher, University of Southampton & Secretary General

ITS Arab

United Kingdom

A US-based VC, with a handful of experience across different aspects of the Automotive industry. He primarily focuses on investing in automotive technology companies.

Chase Fraser

Managing Partner

Fraser McCombs Capital

USA

Voted by the Huffington Post as the top 10 people changing the Marcomm landscape in the MENA region, he actively associates with the advisory council of the World Marketing Congress.

Hussein M Dajani

General Manager, Digital Transformation

Nissan and Datsun

UAE

A seasoned business advisor, entrepreneur and internationally recognized technology specialist.

David Fidalgo

Co-Founder, Spanish Association of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

CEO, Y-Mobility

Spain

Alexei is an author, speaker and advisor on topics such as the ‘Future of Urban Mobility’ and ‘Smart Cities’.

Alexei Korn

Senior Strategy Manager

Swiss Federal Railways

Switzerland

He is an Associate Director with Arup and leads the UAE Transport Planning Team with years of experience in multi modal transportation planning.

joerg tonndorf

Transport Planning Lead UAE

Arup Gulf Ltd

UAE

An expert financial advisor and VC, Lucy now serves as an advisor to governments and enterprises on the need to adopt innovative technologies for Future Mobility.

Lucy Hakobyan

Head of Program

MOBI

USA

He has been a part of top projects such as the iconic Burj Khalifa Downtown Transport Masterplan, Dubai 2030 Strategic Transport Masterplan, and Dubai Expo 2020 TMP.

nadeem shakir

Director, ME Transport and Future Mobility Leader

Aurecon

UAE

A hands on VC investor involved in building overall strategies and operational frameworks for technology accelerators.

mohamed hamdy

Head of Future Platforms

Dubai Future Foundation

UAE

He is a transport planner with 25 years of international experience in transport planning and traffic engineering.

Martin Tillman

Director, Transport Planning

AECOM

UAE

As a competent e-mobility expert, he is a renowned advisor and consultant in the global Smart City ecosystem.

Jaime Ruiz Huescar

Global Head of Urban Mobility

Cities Forum

Spain

An international Smart Parking and Mobility Consultant, he has a startup dedicated to mentoring framing business models, and processes within the domain of mobility.

Frank Beckmann

CEO

Parken Property Partner

Germany

He has extensive knowledge in Telecommunications, ICT, Transport and Automotive sectors, as well as strong Retail and Consumer Goods experience.

Akin Adamson

Director, Middle East

Ricardo Energy & Environment

UAE

He served as the project coordinator of the Smart City consortium, consisting of 6 EU countries and the private cloud project for EU agency.

Daniel Avdagic

CEO

AV Living Lab

Slovenia

An accomplished innovator and business transformation expert, he has a global track-record in business turnarounds in industries such as the automation, smart cities mobility, and supply chain.

Bijan Majidi

President and CEO

Dinamica International

Bahrain

Vitali Bielski has been tracking the automotive industry in Europe and MENA for over seven years. He is responsible for leading and executing consulting projects across multiple sub-sectors of the automotive industry.

Vitali Bielski

Senior Consultant Mobility Practice

Frost & Sullivan

UAE

As an Advisor, he possess decades of experience in the fields of Utility, Oil & Gas, Transportation and Defence under various Government Authorities.

alaa mahjoub

Data Management Senior Expert

AD DoT

UAE