Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and President of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU)

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Conference Speakers

Mohammed

HE Mohammed Bin Taliah

Chief of Government Services | United Arab Emirates

His Excellency Mohammed Bin Taliah is the Chief of Government Services of the United Arab Emirates Government, where he oversees improving government services and implementing programs to ensure providing high quality services through the Emirates Government Service Excellence Program (EGSEP), which aims to raise the efficiency of government services and improve customer experience. He also oversees other programs including the Global Star Rating System, Khadamati system, and the Best M-Governm [...]

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Colonel Mohamed Saeed

Mr. Colonel Mohamed Saeed Al Shamsi

Director of the Programs and Smart Solutions Directorate in the General Directorate of Smart Services and Digital Security | United Arab Emirates

Col. Mohamed is the Director of the Programs and Smart Solutions Directorate in the General Directorate of Smart Services and Digital Security at the Ministry of Interior, Colonel Mohamed is the Undersecretary of Smart services & Artificial Intelligence council, Government Capabilities Team Leader, and Member of Government Transformations Pioneers. Colonel Mohamed is a holder of a bachelor’s degree in information technology.

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Moza

Ms. Moza Suwaidan

Director of Strategy & Innovation | United Arab Emirates

Moza Suwaidan Director of Strategy and Innovation Director General Advisor Dubai Digital Authority - Dubai Government In her position as the Director of Strategy & Innovation, Moza is responsible for managing and delivering Technology Solutions, Strategy and Performance, Quality Management, Excellence, Enterprise Architecture and Portfolio Management functions. She has more than 20 years of rich professional experience in which she also led key city strategic initiatives, the recent [...]

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Mohammed

Dr. Mohammed A. Nasseef

Assistant Professor of Quality and Excellence | Saudi Arabia

DR. MOHAMMED ABDULLAH NASSEEF Dean of Islamic Economic Institute Assistant Professor of Total Quality in the Department of Business Administration at King Abdulaziz University Executive Member of the Saudi Council for Quality, Presenter of several workshops in the Service Excellence System for Governmental Entities, assessor in Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award, certified Six Sigma and Excellence Management by the American Harrington Institute, Member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) [...]

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Mohammed

Mr. Mohammed Al Ajmani

Head of Performance Management Section | United Arab Emirates

• UAEU alumni “bachelor’s in law “ • HBMSU alumni “Master of science in organizational excellence “ • Head of performance management section, in Strategy and Future department at Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation. • Interested in Public speaking and concepts related to business and customer service. • Winner of the second place in the Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation Award for the category of the best young citizen in 2019. • Member of the "Med [...]

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Phil

Prof. Phil Klaus

Prof. Dr. Phil Klaus, MBA, MRes Professor of Customer Experience Strategy and Management | Monaco

Prof. Dr. Phil Klaus MBA, MRes Professor of Customer Experience Strategy and Management Prof. Dr. Phil’ Klaus is widely considered one of the leading global Customer Experience Strategists. He is the founder of Dr. Phil Klaus & Associates Consulting, Professor of Customer Experience and Marketing Strategy at the International University of Monaco, bestselling author of “Measuring Customer Experience – How to Develop and Execute the Most Profitable Customer Experience Strategies,” C [...]

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Sayed

Mr. Sayed Ahmad Almoosawi

Chief Executive Officer | United Arab Emirates

• Sayed Ahmad is an entrepreneur and has established his own business brand called Freez. • Freez is a UAE brand established in Dubai in year 2016 in a small hidden location. From this location, freez carried on its expansion to have 17 branches across UAE and 4 branches in KSA and 2 branches in Oman. • He is currently working in RTA as a Chief IT Auditor and he has more than 20 years of experience in IT Audit, IT Security fields and System Management. Before that he was a Senior IT Aud [...]

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A.

Prof. A. Parasuraman

Emeritus Professor of Marketing & James W. McLamore Chair Emeritus | USA

Professor A. Parasuraman ("Parsu") is Emeritus Professor of Marketing and James W. McLamore Chair Emeritus at the Miami Herbert Business School, University of Miami (USA). He currently serves as Mentor of the AIM-Parasuraman Center for Service Excellence at the Jagdish Sheth School of Management (JAGSOM) in Bengaluru (India) and Pro-Chancellor (Academics) of Vijaybhoomi University in Karjat (Greater Mumbai, India). He is renowned globally as a leading expert in service quality and customer servi [...]

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Olav

Mr. Olav Scholte

Strategic Alliances, Public & Government Affairs and Agriculture | United Arab Emirates

After graduating from the University of Amsterdam as MA in business economics, Olav started his career in 1999 as product manager for Philips Lighting in the Netherlands. After several positions in Latin America, Olav worked on the introduction of LED technology in Philips’ lighting fixtures for general lighting. Olav is based in Dubai since 2012 to bring LED technology and other innovations to the market in the Middle East, such as Dubai Lamp. Now Olav is looking after the agriculture busines [...]

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Ashraf

Dr. Ashraf Mahate

Chief Economist – Dubai Exports, Dubai Department of Economic Development | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Ashraf Mahate is currently the Chief Economist at Dubai Industries and Exports, which is the industrial development and trade promotion organisation within the Emirate of Dubai and an agency of the Dubai Department of Economic Development part of the Government of Dubai. In his current capacity, Dr. Mahate provides econometric analysis, evidence-based policy design and development, information and advice to key decision makers that promotes a structured as well as detailed understanding of i [...]

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Alia

Ms. Alia Aljanahi

Senior Project Manager | United Arab Emirates

Alia Aljanaahi is a Senior Project Manager in UAE Federal Government. She has a rich professional experience in Information Technology, Government Excellence and Performance. Alia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Information Technology from Higher Colleges of Technology (Distinction with Honors), and an Executive MBA in Strategic Management from Higher Colleges of Technology (Distinction with Honors). She also completed a various professional certifications in Artificial Intelligence, Pro [...]

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Stephen

Prof. Stephen Murgatroyd

CEO | USA

As we adjust to the post-pandemic world, employers and organizations around the world are looking differently at their employees and focusing more on what they can do than on what they are qualified to do. The distinction is important – the distinction between certification and capabilities, between skills and potential. Key Take Away’s from this presentation: • Skills, competencies, and capabilities are the new currency in the labour market. • The question employers are asking is [...]

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George

Mr. George Ubachs

Managing Director | United Arab Emirates

George Ubachs is Managing Director of EADTU. As managing director he is responsible for the development and support of the EADTU network, policies and execution of its goals in online, open and flexible higher education. As expert he is coordinator of international academic cooperation networks on networked curricula, virtual mobility, diversity and inclusion, e-assessment, AI in education and on business models for lifelong learning. He is further coordinator of the European MOOC Consortium (EM [...]

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Laila

Ms. Laila Alshaer

Owner and Founder | United Arab Emirates

A passionate Emirati Entrepreneur and businesswoman. Graduate from Michigan University in United States of America. Serving in Abu Dhabi Police Force and owner or Medical Health Care, Food and Beverage, Online Platform services.

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Natalia

Dr. Natalia Amelina

Chief of Unit of Teacher Professional Development and Networking | United Arab Emirates

Senior National Project Officer in Education, Chief of Unit “Teacher Professional Development and Networking” UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education Professional activity of Ms. Natalia Amelina, Ph.D., is connected with studying, analyses and development of training materials and recommendations on various trends of ICT use in educational process, including the use of ICT for people with disabilities, ICT in preschool and primary school education, ICT for skills develop [...]

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Ed

Prof. Ed Robeck

Director of Education and Outreach | United Arab Emirates

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Darshan

Mr. Darshan Dagli

Director Software Solutions, META | United Arab Emirates

Managing a world class team with a software mindset that can deploy latest IoT technologies. This allows customers to transform their building operations towards digital services resulting in sustainability and efficiency improvements.

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Mohamed

Mr. Mohamed Jany

Partner | United Arab Emirates

Received my diploma in National Business in 2009. I’ve previously worked at Emirates Airlines cargo as a customer service supervisor. I later moved to Aviation Security in DCAA and currently working in Sharjah Media Council while I am simultaneously studying to obtain my degree in Business and Quality Management from HBMSU. I love adventures and taking risks and enjoy life as it takes me on its roller coaster.

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Maryam

Ms. Maryam Al Zarooni

Learner | United Arab Emirates

An ambitious and passionate Alumni from HBMSU, with a bachelor’s degree in business & Human Resources. Previous Learner Council president of year 2019 and a current Postgraduate Learner in Innovation and Change Management. Aiming to grow in an environment that motivates excellence, passion for work, and loyalty towards the committee; that will strengthen my personal character and support my career growth.

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Nasra

Mrs. Nasra Alhebsi

Learner | United Arab Emirates

Mrs.Nasra Alhebsi is self-motivated learner at HBMSU, Human and Resources Management department Certified ACHOLOGY LIFE COACH and CBT PRACTITIONER . Mrs.Nasra aim to develop her skills in the training and development area achieving sustainability in learning

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Dolly

Ms. Dolly Otaky

Institutional Intelligence Director | United Arab Emirates

Dolly Otaky is an education professional with a broad experience in teaching and educational management. After a brief career as a primary school teacher, she started her career in higher education as a teacher educator, and has moved on to educational management roles including continuing education and training, academic quality assurance and accreditation, and institutional research. Dolly is currently the Director of Institutional Intelligence at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University.

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Omar

Mr. Omar Alhumairi

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Graduate from Master of Science in Innovation and Change Management, head of strategy and Quality section, and president of the Youth Council of the Supreme Legislation Committee, and the president of HBMSU Alumni Council. As the President of Youth Council at his workplace, he worked on exploring the hidden talents of the Youth, lead youth initiatives and empower them to take responsibilities and build a safe environment to experiment and trail and error as a means to enhance youth experience i [...]

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Marwa

Dr. Marwa Shalwani

entist‏ and member in CSR committee, presenter of Seha wa Saada media program | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Marwa Shalwani is a dental general practitioner in Dubai Health Authority as well as a member in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) committee. She is a presenter of “Seha W Saada”: TV/social media show that promote health awareness on various trending issues among UAE community on Dubai TV and Sama Dubai TV. Since the beginning of Covid 19 pandemic, she has joined the Covid Command and Control Centre of Emirate of Dubai as a data analysis team-leader to facilitate residents and touris [...]

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Mohamed

Dr. Mohamed Al Hebsi

Student Exchange Program | United Arab Emirates

My name is Mohamed Abdulla Alhebsi, a Postgraduate researcher (PhD student) at the University of Leeds specialised in Material Science and Engineering, sponsored by ADNOC, expecting to graduate in December 2021. I have a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Leeds with Class I and Honours. Started my PhD at the age of 22. I was the head and a member of the Global Youth Council in the UK. Founder and former president of the UAE Society in Leeds. I worked on dif [...]

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Sanjai

Dr. Sanjai Parahoo

Associate Professor | United Arab Emirates

Dr Sanjai K Parahoo combines an Engineering degree with an MBA and a PhD in Services Management. He is currently Associate Professor of Service Innovation and Management at the School of Business and Quality Management at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, Dubai. He has published over 40 articles in leading journals in Service Innovaton and Management in both Education and Business settings. He is formally trained in Innovation and IPR management and has over 10 years experience in securing f [...]

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Mohamed

Mr. Mohamed Al Hammadi

Certified Human Development and Creativity trainer | United Arab Emirates

Master of Science in Service Leadership & Innovation, Bachelor in Business & Quality Management, and National Diploma in Aerospace Engineering Certified professional trainer excellence from Emirates Association for Management Consulates and Trainers focusing on leadership, innovation, service design and quality management. Experience professional having previously worked with various government projects and training programs. Over 15 years of experience working closely with clients providing ex [...]

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Ali

Mr. Ali Al Shamsi

.Student | United Arab Emirates

Student in HBMSU Master of Science in Innovation and Change management, Entrepreneur

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Ahmad

Mr. Ahmad Al Nashash

Executive Contract Officer | United Arab Emirates

• HBMSU alumni “Bachelor Business management in Accounting”. • Learner council member 3 years “2016-2018”. • Executive Contract officer at “Al Wahda Sports Cultural Club”. • Interested in managing and studying new business projects.

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Mohamed

Mr. Mohamed Khalifa

CEO | United Arab Emirates

Professor Mohamed Khalifa CEO, EDUQUAL TU Professor Khalifa received the degrees of M.A. in Decision Sciences, and PhD in Management Information Systems from the prestigious Wharton Business School (University of Pennsylvania). He has gained extensive professional and academic experience in several countries including the United States, Canada, Hong Kong, China, Sweden, and the United Arab Emirates. He started his academic career in 1989 in the Department of Decision Sciences at Concordia [...]

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Mohammad

Mr. Mohammad Hussain

Executive Education Officer | United Arab Emirates

Mohammad Hussain Gulfam graduated from the program of Bachelor of Business and Quality Management from HBMSU. He works as an Executive Education Officer in Mohammad Bin Rashid School of Government. Furthermore, he is a member and secretary of the HBMSU Alumni Council. Also, he is passionate about volunteering with governments in Local occasions and global conferences.

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Hajar

Ms. Hajar Yousef

Emirati Storyteller | United Arab Emirates

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Shatha

Dr. Shatha Hawarna

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Hadeel

Mr. Hadeel Almuraqab

Freelancer photographer and social media marketing, UAE | United Arab Emirates

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Reem

Ms. Reem Alsuwaidi

Owner | United Arab Emirates

An Emirati entrepreneurial and the owner of United Football Academy in Dubai. Currently enrolled in master’s degree of Management in Entrepreneurial Leadership at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University with 15 years’ of professional experience in different sectors such as banking, customer service and human resources. Working in a government sector as a Deputy Senior Manager, the first Emirati to win two Global awards from the ROI methodology creator (Dr. Jack Phillips – ROI Institute – US [...]

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Saad E.

Mr. Saad E. Abbas

Smart Training Manager | United Arab Emirates

Saad personally conducts several training programs such as Human Capital Development, Leadership, Strategic Planning and Entrepreneurship Saad Has had a long and diverse career that led him to work in several organisations and different positions during his Thirty Seven years Including the post of Smart Training Manager Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University Director Human Capital Development Mohammed Bin Rashid Foundation Coordinator General Dubai Human Development Award, Head of Trade Industria [...]

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Khalid

Mr. Khalid Al Bedwawi

Entrepreneur | United Arab Emirates

Khalid is an entrepreneur, he earned his bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from San Diego State University. California, USA and his master’s degree in Business & Engineering Management from Universally of Wollongong in Dubai. Khalid is a Former Corporate Government Relations Manager in ADNOC. He was a Speaker, Official Presenter & Master of Ceremony for multi of events in Borouge & ADNOC and was a leader of Borouge Brand & Values Campaign. He was the director of Sports, Juventus Fo [...]

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Hajar

Ms. Hajar Yousif

Emirati Storyteller | United Arab Emirates

Hajar is an emirati storyteller, she has participated in several local plays and several state forums and voluntary initiatives, She have received Sheikh Sultan Award for Youth Energies.

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Mousa

Mr. Mousa Al Raeisy

Director - Technology Strategy & Governance Department | United Arab Emirates

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Benita

Ms. Benita Rowe

Benita Rowe is a Digital Development and Technology Specialist | United Arab Emirates

Benita Rowe is a Digital Development and Technology Specialist with extensive experience supporting educational institutions, government entities, businesses and non-profit organizations to develop programs in the areas of education, monitoring and evaluation, youth and workforce development. Her focal areas include accessibility, equitable access, gender, innovation, low-bandwidth and post-conflict contexts. She recently was selected as an Expo Live Global Innovator.

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Fahad

Dr. Fahad Al Saadi

Vice Chancellor for Learners Development | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Fahad Alsaadi has 20 years of experience in business administration and management. He holds a Ph.D. degree with distinction in Total Quality Management. His research focuses on e-service quality in higher education in the United Arab Emirates. Dr. Fahad Alsaadi earned his master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the American University of Sharjah (UAE), and Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Admin (Distinction with Honors) from Higher Colleges of Technology in Dubai. [...]

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Souma

Dr. Souma Alhaj Ali

Director of Excellence and Governance | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Souma Alhaj Ali is an Associate Professor in Industrial Engineering-Artificial Neural Network and Robotics; she is currently the Director for Excellence and Governance at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University. She has a strong record of achievement combining skills in diverse areas of Industrial Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, and Quality and Excellence. She’s held many positions in public and private sectors, including the Director of the Center of Academic Quality Assurance at Hashe [...]

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Ebrahim

Prof. Ebrahim Soltani

Professor of Quality Management | United Arab Emirates

Ebrahim Soltani (PhD – University of Strathclyde, UK) is a professor of Quality Management at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Prior to his appointment, he was a professor of Operations Management at the University of Kent Business School, UK. Ebrahim’s recent research focuses on global supply chain and how the nature of upstream and downstream supply chain relationships influence the level of product quality

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Bostjan

Dr. Bostjan Gomiscek

Faculty Members, School of Business and Quality Management | United Arab Emirates

Prior to his appointment to Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University Boštjan Gomišček (PhD - University of Technology Vienna, Austria) was working with different universities and research institutions: University of Wollongong in Dubai (UAE), University of Maribor and University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), University of Technology Vienna and Austrian Academy of Science (Austria). While working at this institutions he was occupying different positions (Associate Dean Research, Head of Quality Managem [...]

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Ying Ying

Dr. Ying Ying Liao

Faculty Members, School of Business and Quality Management | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Ying Ying Liao is an Associate Professor at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) UK. Prior to her current appointment, she was an assistant professor and acted as programme director at the University of Liverpool (China Campus). She received her PhD degree and served as post-doctoral researcher in the University of Kent, UK. She has been actively involved in several research activities internationally including joint PhD supervision, EMBA ex [...]

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Hamdy

Prof. Hamdy Abdelaziz

Dean of School of e-Education | United Arab Emirates

The winner of Khalifa Award for Education (Cycle # 7, 2014); Distinguished University Professor in the Field of Teaching in the Arab World. Professor of Curriculum and Instructional Design, Tanta University, Egypt. Professor of Distance Learning, School of e-Education, Hamdan Bin Mohamed Smart University, UAE. Prof. Abdelaziz holds a Ph.D. from University of Arkansas, USA, 2004, with first class honors (4 out of 4). Former supervisor of the National Smart Learning Center in Egypt. Former directo [...]

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Ahmed

Prof. Ahmed Ankit

Chair of the Scientific Program | United Arab Emirates

Ahmed Ankit’s areas of interest for research include Applied Linguistics, Communication, e-learning and Education Leadership. He is the Dean of Research and Doctoral Studies at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He was the Dean of Education at the American University in the Emirates and previously the Vice President for External Relations and Cultural Affairs at Ajman University, UAE, where he supervised collaborative projects with international organizations an [...]

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Einas

Ms. Einas Alsereidi

Learner | United Arab Emirates

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Michael

Mr. Michael King

Director | USA

Director

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David

Mr. David Qu

Vice President of Global Publications, Education, Electronic Products | United Arab Emirates

Vice President of Global Publications, Education, Electronic Products

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Alanood

Ms. Alanood Wael

Learner | United Arab Emirates

Learner

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Khuloud

Mrs. Khuloud Alzarooni

Learner | United Arab Emirates

Learner

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Awoniyi

Prof. Awoniyi Awofeso

Associate | United Arab Emirates

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Khedidja

Dr. Khedidja Hedna HadjKali

Associate | United Arab Emirates

Associate

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Aysha

Dr. Aysha Al Mutawa

Learner | United Arab Emirates

Learner

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Maram

Ms. Maram Youssef

Learner | United Arab Emirates

Learner

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Alaa

Mrs. Alaa Ahmed

Learner | United Arab Emirates

Learner

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Eman

Ms. Eman Alblooshi

Learner | United Arab Emirates

Learner

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Farah

Ms. Farah Abu jadallah

Learner | United Arab Emirates

Leaner

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Eman

Ms. Eman Alblooshi

Learner | United Arab Emirates

Learner

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Farah

Ms. Farah Abu jadallah

Learner | United Arab Emirates

Learner

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Petra

Dr. Petra Turkama

Associate | United Arab Emirates

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Vandana

Dr. Vandana Savara

Associate | India

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Souraj

Dr. Souraj Salah

Associate | United Arab Emirates

Associate

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Jawahir

Mrs. Jawahir Abughazyain

Learner | United Arab Emirates

Learner

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Fatema

Ms. Fatema Al Hammadi

leaner | United Arab Emirates

learner

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Fatima

Ms. Fatima Ibrahim

Learner | United Arab Emirates

Learner

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Shaima

Mrs. Shaima Hajji

Student | United Arab Emirates

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Nada

Mrs. Nada Fakhouri

Student | United Arab Emirates

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Halah

Mrs. Halah Hussein

Student | United Arab Emirates

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Ali

Mr. Ali El Khatib

Associate | United Arab Emirates

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Shaikha

Ms. Shaikha Alkaabi

Student | United Arab Emirates

Student

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Ahmed

Dr. Ahmed Al Nakeeb

Program Chair – School of Business and Quality Management | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Ahmed Al-Nakeeb is an Assistant Professor of Management at the School of Quality and Business Management at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University. Dr. Al-Nakeeb received his Ph.D. in Quality Management from the University of Glamorgan in Wales, United Kingdom. He also completed a Master in Business Administration, a Diploma in Business Administration, and a B.Eng. in Civil Engineering all from reputable Universities in the United Kingdom. He taught various courses in Management and Marketing [...]

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Samer

Prof. Samer Hamidi

Dean of School of Health and Environmental Studies | United Arab Emirates

Professor Samer Hamidi is a professor at School of Health and Environmental Studies. He has 20 years of teaching and research experience in the fields of public health, health management, and online learning. He designed, developed, and delivered courses at the bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. He also led the accreditation of public health and health management programs. He is locally and internationally recognized scholar, an associate editor, editorial board member, and peer reviewer for [...]

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Nabil

Prof. Nabil Baydoun

Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs | United Arab Emirates

Professor Baydoun is an internationally recognized authority on the impact of culture and religion on accounting and financial systems. He is currently the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at HBMSU in Dubai. He also held senior academic positions and staffed key board committees at various institutions in Australia, Honk Kong, New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates. Professor Baydoun has a record of accomplishment of launching innovative initiatives and building effective teams in large a [...]

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Khezna

Ms. Khezna Al Sadi

Senior Executive of Learners Experience and Community Engagement | United Arab Emirates

Khezna Alsadi is a Senior Executive of Learners Experience and Community Engagement at Hamdan Bin Mohamed Smart University. Currently she is doing her Master in Entrepreneurial Leadership Program and holds a Bachelor of Business and Quality Management (Distinction with Honors). Her key strength is in her capability of being customer-driven and oriented; with 12 years’ experience in fields focusing on customer services and partnership management. Khezna has a talent as a voice-over specialist w [...]

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Farhan

Mr. Farhan Faraidooni

Group CEO | United Arab Emirates

.• Head of Zoning Unit at Dubai Municipality (1993–1998) • Head of Real Estate Development at TECOM (1998–2001) • Head of EDB (Executive Design Bureau) at The Executive Office (2002–2004) • CEO - Muzoon (2004–till date) • Executive Chairman of Sama Dubai (2005–2009) • Group CEO - SIDRA (Since 2011 till date) & • Founder & Executive Chairman of Sidra Architectural & Engineering Consultancy (2017 till date). Farhan Faraidooni served as the Executive Chairman of S [...]

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Mohammed

Mr. Mohammed AlShael

CEO of the Corporate Strategic Affairs Sector | United Arab Emirates

Currently CEO of the Corporate Strategic Affairs Sector at Department of Economic Development DED. Additionally, he holds the Economic Track Secretariat Position at Dubai Majilis, an apex Government Council led by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President & Prime Minister of UAE & Ruler of Dubai. He also served as Advisor for H.H. Ruler's representative at the Government of Ajman. Mohammed has many years of executive board experience serving on several Governmental and NGO boar [...]

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Rashed

Dr. Rashed Karkain

Founder and Managing Director | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Rashed Mohamed Karkain, Founder and Managing Director of Sustainable Development Research, Training and Consultancy Organization has a Ph.D. in Environment and Health, Master of Science in Innovation & Change Management from Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, and a Chemical Engineer graduated from University of South Florida, with more than 22 years of experience in the field of Environmental and Sustainable Development Leadership. Dr. Rashed has further achieved Rashid Award for Scientif [...]

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Joelle

Ms. Joelle Saab

Head of the EXPO 2020 Project, Dulsco, Official Waste Management partner of EXPO 2020 | United Arab Emirates

As the Expo 2020 Project Head assigned to represent Dulsco who are the Official Waste Management Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, Joelle Saab is charged with the responsibility of overseeing all aspects pertaining to the delivery of a successful event including the design and execution of the waste management and recycling strategy, as well as achieving the sustainability related goals set for this event. Her academic background, including a bachelors degree in Biochemistry/Life Science and a masters [...]

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Sara

Dr. Sara Almarzooqi

Writer and Educator | United Arab Emirates

With more than 15 years of experience in the educational field, Sara Al Marzooqi started as a teacher in the Ministry of Education for three years before moving to Sharjah Ladies Club to be in charge of the Art and Educational Center. She was able to create a new identity for the center which was renovated later and called Collage Talent Center for children, teenagers, and women. She moved later to work for Sharjah Book Authority as the director of Sharjah Public Libraries. Sara was also an elec [...]

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Dr. Amna

HE Dr. Amna Aldahak Al Shamsi

Assistant Undersecretary, Care & Capacity Building Sector | United Arab Emirates

Her Excellency Dr. Amna AlDahak AlShamsi is the Assistant Undersecretary for Care & Capacity Building Sector at the Ministry of Education in UAE since July 2016 where she has led several strategic programs and initiatives that target two key focus areas, namely Identification and Enrichment of Gifted and Innovative Students and Student Empowerments through capacity building programs. She was also named the UAE Government Spokesperson in April 2020 during the COVID-19 Pandemic where she participa [...]

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Cindy

Mrs. Cindy Hadhri

Aeronautical Engineer and Innovation Coach | United Arab Emirates

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Khuloud

Mrs. Khuloud Hussain

Learner | United Arab Emirates

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Dua

Mrs. Dua Alhammadi

Learner | United Arab Emirates

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Iman

Mrs. Iman Ibrahim

Learner | United Arab Emirates

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