Held 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)

INNOVATION ARABIA

Previous Speakers

Abdulrahman

Dr. Abdulrahman Almedaires

Director General | Saudi Arabia

The Director General of the UNESCO Regional Center for Quality and Excellence in Education & Co-chair in the steering committee of UNESCO Teacher Task Force. Dr. Almedaires has over 30 years of experience in the field of quality and management in academia and professional levels. On the academic level, He worked as a Total Quality Lecturer, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA, and as an Assistant Professor of Management and Computer, and then Deputy of Management Department, Facul [...]

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Ahmed

Prof. Ahmed Ankit

Dean of Research and Doctoral Studies | 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 [...]

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Akef

Mr. Akef Al-Aqrabawi

CEO | Jordan

AKEF FAKHRI AL-AQRABAWI CEO, INJAZ Al-Arab Vice President- of the he parent institution Junior Achievement World Wide for the Middle East/ North Africa Countries Akef is the CEO of Injaz Al Arab, the largest non-profit organization in the region that leverages entrepreneurial expertise and harnesses it to train and mentor the younger generation of Arab youth by encouraging the culture of entrepreneurship and innovation in business. Injaz Al Arab operates in 13 Arab countries. Prior to taking [...]

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Anas

Mr. Anas Zeineddine

Executive Director | United Arab Emirates

Anas Zeineddine is the Executive Director of Krypto Labs, a global innovation hub with a unique ecosystem for funding ground-breaking startups. Anas is leading the effort in positioning Krypto Labs to be the go-to business innovation center in the region by establishing a unique entrepreneurial ecosystem. He is executing the vision of setting up a platform that will provide start-up support services to UAE based companies at Krypto Labs’ HQ, while setting up a virtual incubator program that [...]

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Anita

Ms. Anita Nouri

CEO / Business Development Director | United Arab Emirates

Anita Nouri is a Founding Partner and CEO of Green Energy Solutions & Sustainability LLC a Dubai based company targeting landfills in the region. Landfills are a reality in the UAE and throughout the GCC and at the very least need to be degassed. Landfill gas can provide a renewable energy source that provides stable power to the national grid and support the diversification of energy sources. The Al Qusais Landfill is the GESS flagship project. In 2011 GESS pioneered the first landfill gas to e [...]

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Anwaar

Ms. Anwaar Al Shimmari

Director - Design Department, Chief Innovation Officer | United Arab Emirates

Anwaar Al Shimmari 18 years’ multi discipline experience in Architecture, urban planning, engineering, and infrastructure has put her in a short listed professional expertise in the region. She had the privilege to work in Federal government, local government, and private sector, which strengthen her capabilities in dealing with stakeholders and decision makers. She holds a BSc in Architectural Engineering, 2 master degrees in Urban Planning and Transportation Planning, and she is a PhD candid [...]

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Bilal

Mr. Bilal Sabouni

Managing Director for the Middle East, Africa & Turkey | United Arab Emirates

Based in Dubai since 1999, Bilal is the regional Managing Director for the Middle East, Africa & Turkey at the New York knowledge services firm GUIDEPOINT. GUIDEPOINT is a leading business intelligence organization with a proprietary network of nearly 600,000 specialty advisors based in +190 countries. GUIDEPOINT represents these industry and subject-matter experts and deploys their expertise, on-demand, for focused client consultations around the world. Prior to joining GUIDEPOINT, Bilal was [...]

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Chris

Mr. Chris Kirkland

Associate Director | United Arab Emirates

Associate Director at Cundall

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Davide

Mr. Davide Capitanio

Geo Lead for Ventures Middle East | Italy

Ciao, my name is Davide Capitanio, the Geo Lead for Ventures Middle East, and I am thrilled to be connected with our Ventures global community. I joined Accenture 8 years ago and am leading the Innovation & Ecosystem Business Strategy. My cross-industry experience at Accenture has allowed me to develop expertise in Customer Experience Design, Shared Services, and Operating Models. Combining my passion to deliver projects through Design Thinking with a foundation in agility, I am excited to bring [...]

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Deema

Ms. Deema Alalami

Vice President- Arabic & Islamic Languages Study | United Arab Emirates

Deema Al-Alami is the Vice President -Arabic Language & Islamic Studies at GEMS Education, UAE. Holding a MA Degree in Education Management from Kings College London- UK, a BA Degree in Elementary Education from The American University of Beirut-Lebanon, and working in the field of Education in Jordan, Lebanon and the UAE, Deema has a deep understanding of the existing opportunities and challenges when bridging between international best practices in education, and local Arab culture. Her profe [...]

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Dina

Ms. Dina Tamimi

Director of Smart Cities and Industry Verticals Middle East, Turkey, Africa | USA

Dina Tamimi has over twenty years of experience in Global Fortune 100 companies with geographical responsibilities and coverage including the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Russia/CIS. For over three years, Ms. Tamimi has been leading Honeywell’s Smart Cities and Industry Verticals team, driving value proposition development, client and partner relationships and developing Honeywell’s strategy as a global smart cities leader. Prior to Honeywell, Ms. T [...]

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Dorothy

Ms. Dorothy Gordon

Chair - UNESCO Information for all Programme | Ghana

Dorothy Gordon is the Chair of the UNESCO Information For All Programme and Board member of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education. She has worked in the field of international development and technology for over thirty years and is recognised as a leading technology activist and specialist on policy, education, technology and society in Africa. Her work as a leader, manager, consultant and speaker has taken her to over 100 countries. She is a strong advocate of the ROAM [...]

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Essam

Mr. Essam Disi

Director of Strategy and Policy | United Arab Emirates

Essam Disi is the Director of Strategy and Policy at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Est. for SME Development (Dubai SME), a government agency under the Department of Economic Development (DED) – Government of Dubai - tasked with the development of Entrepreneurship and Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Dubai. In his present job, his main roles and responsibilities are to formulate long-term plans, strategies and policy support framework for SME development, in addition to executing strategic init [...]

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Essam

Mr. Essam Disi

Director of Strategy and Policy | United Arab Emirates

Essam Disi is the Director of Strategy and Policy at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Est. for SME Development (Dubai SME). His main roles and responsibilities are to formulate long-term plans and support policies for SME development, in addition to executing strategic initiatives to support the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Dubai. Mr. Disi is a member of, the Dubai 2021 plan team and the Dubai 2030 Industrial Strategy team. He is also a member of the judging panel of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Award for Y [...]

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Fahad

Mr. Fahad Alsaadi

Vice Chancellor for University Advancement | United Arab Emirates

Fahad Alsaadi, is equipped with 20 years of experience in the field of Administration and management. He holds a Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the American University of Sharjah (U.A.E.), and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Admin (Distinction with Honors) from Higher Colleges of Technology in Dubai. Mr. Alsaadi is a PhD Researcher in the area of Total Quality Management. His research focus is on e-service quality in higher education in the United Arab Emirates. He [...]

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Hanadi

Mrs. Hanadi El Sayyed

Founder | United Arab Emirates

Hanadi El Sayyed is an industry analyst, writer, and founder of &humans Consulting. She is also a Senior Consultant at The Tantalus Group, the global management consulting firm specialized in reputation management planning processes, competency frameworks, case studies, benchmarking reports, presentation and workshop concepts, with a long list of relationships in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as well as Asia Pacific. Hanadi looks to broaden executive mindset to rethink how [...]

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Hussain

Mr. Hussain Al Fardan

Head of Innovation Centre, Strategy & Corporate Excellence | United Arab Emirates

Hussain has over 20 years of experience in employee engagement, Innovation and Business Improvement with proven interpersonal and leadership skills. He is experienced in all aspects of Innovation both internal and external within the organization, with demonstrable success in Building Innovation Culture within a Governmental environment. Hussain has developed and delivered innovation culture method that is now used by many government departments across the UAE to develop employee driven creativi [...]

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Ihab

Dr. Ihab Fikry

CEO | United Arab Emirates

CEO of ALMENTOR FZCO, with more than 20 years of multinational experience, PHD in Strategic Marketing from the American University of London, and got his MBA from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology. Before establishing ALMENTOR FZCO, in year 2016, with his co-founders, he had 23 years of leading positions in multinational experiences, most of which was with ExxonMobil corporation. He published several best seller books, in Arabic, presenting his own theories regarding the most important [...]

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Ivano

Mr. Ivano Iannelli

Chief Executive Officer | United Arab Emirates

Currently serving as the CEO of the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence, Ivano has been at the forefront of global conversations on sustainability and development economics for over two decades. He is a recognised expert in corporate transitions to low carbon, and regularly speaks at prominent events to challenge the status quo and spur businesses towards efficiency in resource use. He has previously served with the United Nations as a senior official, and with the UNOPR as Chief of Programmes [...]

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Jeff

Mr. Jeff Yousef

Partner | United Arab Emirates

Jeff has nearly twenty years of operational and consulting experience holding senior management positions in leading international companies across several countries. He specifically specializes in public sector with a focus on privatisation/PPP and reform. Recently, Jeff has become more engaged in sustainability both within Oliver Wyman and with different clients in the gulf region. Jeff has authored many white papers on PPP, SDG’s and privatisation in the region and has presented at various [...]

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Khaled

Dr. Khaled Habib

CEO | Egypt

Dr. Khaled Habib is a senior management and business executive as well as a well-rounded academic, enjoying a rich profile of regional and global expertise. Khaled started his career in marketing and sales positions, achieving significant successes all the way to director role, then moved on to management consulting, working on numerous successful restructuring assignments. Khaled led senior HR, commercial operations and external affairs, executive roles on local and regional basis, in the likes [...]

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Khalifa

Mr. Khalifa Alhebsi

Senior Project Manager Performance and Government Excellence Sector | United Arab Emirates

Khalifa is a Senior Project Manager in the Prime Minister’s Office. Khalifa holds a Master of Science in Organizational Excellence from the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University and currently he is enrolled in the PhD Program in Total Quality Management in HBMSU. Also, he holds Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering Management and Higher Diploma in Electronics Engineering from the Higher Colleges of Technology. Khalifa has experience in various projects related to organizational excellence [...]

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Mansoor

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar

Chancellor | United Arab Emirates

Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohamed Smart University. Dr. Mansoor Al-Awar is also the Chairman of the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE). Dr. Al Awar has started, built and led several innovative enterprises, like: • Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), the region’s first university with smart learning approach. • Innovation Arabia, the annual scientific conference with a focus on innovation in the Arab world. • First Qua [...]

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Muhammad

Mr. Muhammad Farrukh Irfan Khan

Counsel | Pakistan

Justice(R) Muhammad Farrukh Irfan Khan recently retired as a Judge of the Lahore High Court, Pakistan after serving for nearly 10 years. He is currently Of Counsel at United Trademark & Patent Services (UTPS), a leading Intellectual Property law firm in the MENA region. Prior to his elevation, Justice Khan was the Chairman and Managing Partner of UTPS and has been recognized globally as a leading Intellectual Property Law Practitioner. In 2007 and 2008, he was named one of top 20 Most Highly [...]

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Omyma

Dr. Omyma Shehata

TQM Expert, Lecturer, Trainer | United Arab Emirates

Over thirty (30) years of combined solid and in-depth experience in total quality management, excellence, ISO standards and quality improvement processes She has attained a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Master degree in TQM from the Arab academy for science, technology and maritime transport on the years 2002 and 2010 respectively. Dr Omyma has joined HBMSU 7 years ago as quality and accreditation Manger in the academic affairs divisions and worked as well as an Associate faculty in the B [...]

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Qussay

Mr. Qussay Abdul Wahab

Enterprise Development Acting Senior Manager | United Arab Emirates

Qussay Abdul Wahab, 44 years old, an Iraqi-Canadian citizen with over 24 years of entrepreneurial experience in gastronomy, information technology, supply chain management and SME advisory. During his MBA studies, Qussay decided to join the corporate world and started with Injazat Data Systems, an IT outsourcing company, as a business consultant. A year and a half later, in 2008, he joined Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development as a business counselor assisting UAE Nationals to startup their ow [...]

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Rabih

Mr. Rabih Haber

Head of Human Resources- Asia & EMEA | Lebanon

Rabih Haber has been leading HR in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) since January 2012. His role was expanded to also lead HR in Asia in December 2018. He is part of the Global Human Resources Leadership Team, and the Senior Leadership Teams in both Asia and EMEA. Rabih has also provided strategic insight and support for several global projects, including MetLife’s focus on culture and the MyVoice employee survey. Rabih joined MetLife through the acquisition of ALICO in 2010, and brings [...]

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Samir

Mr. Samir Al Aref

Regional General Manager | United Arab Emirates

Samir Al Aref, general manager for the Middle East region

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Souma

Dr. Souma Alhaj Ali

Director for Excellence and Governance | Jordan

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 in HBMSU. She has a strong record of achievement combining skills in diverse areas of Industrial Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, and Quality and Excellence. She held many positions in the public and private sectors including the Assistant Dean of Engineering for Industry Relations and ABET, the Director of the Center of [...]

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Steve

Mr. Steve Scott

Executive Advisor UK, Europe & Middle East Infrastructure Investment & Economics | United Kingdom

Steve is an urban economist and planner with over twenty-eight years’ consultancy experience specialising in economic development, urban planning and city development. Working in the interface between economics and planning, he regularly leads multi-disciplinary teams to deliver urban solutions in cities and places worldwide, for both public and private sector clients. His ethos is to underpin innovation with solid analysis and research so that the outcomes of development for the community a [...]

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Tamara

Ms. Tamara Adams

VP of Global Sales and Marketing, Connected Buildings | USA

Tamara Adams is the Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for Honeywell HCE Buildings. She brings more than 20 years of experience across global business segments in global leadership, innovation, enterprise technology sales, professional services, partner management and business transformation. Tamara has worked for other large SaaS and IOT companies such as PerkinElmer, Medidata and spent 17 years at Oracle where she led Global SaaS sales, services and transformation. Tamie is an activ [...]

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Tarek

Dr. Tarek Galal Shawki

Minister of Education & Technical Education Egypt | Egypt

Tarek Galal Shawki (Arabic: طارق جلال شوقى ) (born June 12, 1957 in Cairo, Egypt) is the Minister of Education & Technical Education in Egypt (Since February 2017) and a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the American University in Cairo (AUC). Dr. Shawki served as the Dean of the School of Sciences and Engineering at AUC (2012-2016) and as a senior strategic Advisor to AUC President (2016-2017). He was also named by the Egyptian President as the Secretary-General of the Presiden [...]

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Tekha

Mr. Tekha Selim

Vice President, Business Development Middle East & North Africa | United Arab Emirates

Panel Session Member

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Thea

Ms. Thea Myhrvold

Founder and CEO | Norway

Thea is the proud founder and CEO of GetBEE and TeachMeNow. Passionate about making knowledge and expertise accessible to all. Digitally transforming education, healthcare and consulting. Thea has spent nearly a decade in her entrepreneurial journey, and truly knows what it takes to scale and execute from a simple idea to a global business. With both Arabic and Norwegian heritage, her international experiences and perspective has shaped how she aims to scale global impact. From coding one o [...]

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Troy

Mr. Troy Tolle

CTO | USA

Troy is a visionary and champion of cloud computing, pushing the envelope for what can be achieved through online learning. As the CTO of DigitalChalk, his vision leverages emerging cloud technologies with Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality to provide platforms that are used by corporate and academic institutions around the globe. A sought-after industry pioneer, Tolle collaborates with the largest cloud providers shaping their offerings and actively pursues the creation and adoption of [...]

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Wasseem

Dr. Wasseem Abaza

Assistant Professor, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Director, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Wasseem Abaza is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at Zayed University and the Director of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center where he manages the University’s innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives. He has conducted workshops on topics such as Sustainable Innovation and Positive Organizational Development for organizations such as the Dubai Police and the Al Ahli Holding Group and was recently voted one of the Top 100 Leaders in Education by the Global F [...]

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Xavier

Mr. Xavier Anglada

Managing Director Accenture Digital Lead, MENA and Turkey | Spain

• Xavi has 22+ years of combined strategy consulting and operational experience in the Digital, FinTech, high tech, media and telecommunications industries in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, leading large teams of professionals and effectively steering P&L in operations. • He has extensive experience as an advisor to top executives of leading groups across multiple domains including: corporate and commercial strategy, business and operational transformation, analytics and org [...]

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Abdullah

Mr. Abdullah Almatrooshi

Adminsterative | United Arab Emirates

I am abdullah Ali Almatrooshi I was born in 1994, I like reading books about innovations and stores and riding houres however I finished high shool in 2015 after that I studed in higher college of technology I specialized in quality and strategic managment this thing needed 6 years then I joined master program, my major is organisational excellence I have been studing for 2 years. Now I am getting a nice experience about online education new way for gaining knowledge

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Abdullah

Mr. Abdullah Alghaithi

Session Moderator | United Arab Emirates

HBMSU

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Abdurrahman

Dr. Abdurrahman Ghaleb Almekhlafi

Associate Professor of Educational Technology | United Arab Emirates

Associate Professor of Educational Technology United Arab Emirates University

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Abeer

Ms. Abeer Naji

Student | United Arab Emirates

Student

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Adi

Prof. Adi Arida

Session Moderator | United Arab Emirates

HBMSU

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Ahlam ALMannaei

Ms. Ahlam ALMannaei ALMannaei

Agriculture Engineer | United Arab Emirates

Agriculture Engineer

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Ahmed

Dr. Ahmed Al-Nakeeb

Session Moderator | United Arab Emirates

HBMSU

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Ahmed

Prof. Ahmed Roushdy

Dean of consultancy, Research and Development Center | United Arab Emirates

"Dean of consultancy, Research, and Development Center at Sadat Academy for Management Sciences, Egypt

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Aisha

Ms. Aisha AlAli

Employee | United Arab Emirates

Aisha Ali Al-Ali is an employee in The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai. As well as a graduated learner from HBMSU.

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Aisha

Ms. Aisha Alsaraidi

Head of Department | United Arab Emirates

Currently, I am a student at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, PhD program in healthcare management. working in Ministry of health- Fujairah Medical District, UAE- Fujairah since July 15th, 2006 as Head of strategic and Future Department.

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Aishah

Ms. Aishah Althabahi

Student | United Arab Emirates

Student

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Aishwarya

Ms. Aishwarya Afzulpurka

MSc of Analytics Rochester Institute of Technology (Dubai) | United Arab Emirates

MSc of Analytics Rochester Institute of Technology (Dubai)

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Alaa

Mr. Alaa Ahmed

Session Moderator | United Arab Emirates

HBMSU

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Alanoud

Ms. Alanoud Salman

Assistant Director | United Arab Emirates

Al Anoud Mohamed Salman is an enthusiastic Emirati . Graduated from the UOS in 2005 with excellence; GPA of 3.82 with a Bachelor degree in Medical Laboratory Technology; Joined MOHAP in the 25th of July 2005 in Al Kuwait Hospital, worked as a medical laboratory technologist for 5 years. Obtained MSc degree (GPA 3.71) in Public Health & Excellence in health care organization from HBMSU in 2011, and appointed as quality manager unit in Al Kuwait Hospital in the 9th of November in 2011. The hospita [...]

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Ali

Prof. Ali Zalzala

Director | United Kingdom

A multidisciplinary business analyst with specific interests in education management and health care. Ali has an established track record in developing artificial intelligence and robotics applications (e.g. automation, health care), delivering university and corporate education (physical and virtual), and managing startups. He is capable of both independent and collaborative work in multicultural environments, with leadership, analytical skills and excellent oral and written communications.

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Alia

Ms. Alia Aljanahi

Senior Project Manager | United Arab Emirates

Senior Project Manager

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Amair

Prof. Amair Saleem

Director Knowledge and Innovation Department Strategy and Corporate Governance Sector | United Kingdom

Prof. Saleem graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Glasgow, 1985 and a Master of Science in Air Transport Engineering from Cranfield University, 1987. In 2018 he was awarded an Honorary Professorship from the University of Birmingham, Faculty of Engineering. Professionally he is a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Certified Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management a [...]

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Amal

Ms. Amal Al Rustamani

N/A | United Arab Emirates

I have a bachelor degree with distinction in Science, molecular biology track, from UAEU; Masters degree in Quality Management with distinction from UOWD and doing my PhD in TQM in HBMSU. I have a 16 years of working experience. I am former officer worked in ADP in different managerial areas where the latest was a knowledge manager. Worked previously in DHA and ADFCA. Today, I am enjoying my most important role as a mother of four.

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Amal

Ms. Amal Al Suqitri

Student | United Arab Emirates

Student

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Amany

Ms. Amany Atef

Session Moderator | United Arab Emirates

HBMSU

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Ameena

Ms. Ameena Al Jaberi

Head of National Curriculum at Emirates National Schools | United Arab Emirates

The quality of a teacher’s knowledge, skills and competencies have an impact on their students’ achievement, as education is a complex process that involves a variety of different processes and elements of teaching. The aim of this dissertation to explore the needed competencies for teaching in the blended learning environment in addition to investigate the best practices of teaching Arabic language in order to set a clear concept about a set of competency framework for Arabic language teach [...]

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Amna

Mrs. Amna AlBlooshi

Senior Manager | United Arab Emirates

a highly dedicated and passionate leader with more than 7 years experience in management role. currently holding a senior operations manager position and leading a team of 140 employees. my highest priority is to create a positive working environment by having periodic meetings discussing work challenges and exploring the creative ways to overcome them. my strongest skill is innovative and critical thinker, have the ability to evaluate the weaknesses and find out ways to improve.

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Amna

Ms. Amna AlJasmi

Student | United Arab Emirates

Sudent

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Anwar

Mrs. Anwar Alnuaimi

Head of Quality Department | United Arab Emirates

Anwar Alnuaimi had a bachelor of cellular and molecular biology in UAEU, and minor in mind philosophy. started a job at primary health care centre in rak as lab technician for 2 years , then as quality officer in Saqr hospital and since 2018 as head of quality department at preventive medicince centre in RAK.

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Aravinthraajan

Mr. Aravinthraajan B.R.

Student | United Arab Emirates

Student at NTPC School of Business

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Asma

Ms. Asma Al Obeidli

Admin | United Arab Emirates

Currently working in Ministry of Health and Prevention in Primary Health care Clinics Sector. I'm an assistant for the advisor of H.E Dr. Hussain Al Rand. The nature of my work requires dealing with different aspects of management, such as being a main coordinator for (Cooperate and Social Responsibility) of the sector, main evaluator for innovation management, tasks related to Organizational Excellence and sustainability.

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Asraf Ali Syeed

Mr. Asraf Ali Syeed Abdul Salam

Senior Engineer | United Arab Emirates

Senior Engineer DEWA

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ATHIJA

Ms. ATHIJA ALSERKAL

ASSISTANT MANAGER | United Arab Emirates

AN AMBITIOUS STUDENT WHO'S KEEN ON GETTING THE MASTER'S DEGREE IN INNOVATION AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT. I WOULD WANT TO PURSUE A CAREER WHERE I CAN NOURISH MY SKILLS AND WHAT I WILL BE LEARNING THROUGH THIS COURSE.

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Aysha

Ms. Aysha Mohmmed

Student | United Arab Emirates

Student

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Basie

Ms. Basie von Solms

Director : Centre for Cybersecurity | South Africa

Director: Centre for Cybersecurity at University of Johannesburg

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Basie

Ms. Basie von Solms

Director: Centre for Cybersecurity | South Africa

Director: Centre for Cybersecurity at University of Johannesburg

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Dalal

Ms. Dalal Darabseh

Student | United Arab Emirates

Dalal Darabseh,PhD Learner in health care management

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Dalia

Ms. Dalia Ahmed

N/A | United Arab Emirates

N/A

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Dina

Ms. Dina Khalifa

Sr. Engineer- Transmission Protection | United Arab Emirates

Sr. Engineer- Transmission Protection atDubai Electricity and Water Authority

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Engr Ali

Mr. Engr Ali Mazraeh

CEO | United Arab Emirates

CEO - Arabic Digital Reform Institute

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Falmata

Ms. Falmata Mohammed

Student | Nigeria

I am an MSc in Public Health student with a great passion for the field. I am currently working in Nigeria at the Aliko Dangote foundation.

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Farhat

Ms. Farhat Sultana

Scholar | United Arab Emirates

Scholar HBMSU

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Fatma

Ms. Fatma Alhamidh

Pharmacist | United Arab Emirates

Pharmacist at Ministry of Health and Prevention

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Ferdaws

Ms. Ferdaws Hussein

Senior environmental officer | United Arab Emirates

Senior environmental officer DUBAI MUNICIPALITY

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Ghada

Ms. Ghada Al Mohammed

Student | United Arab Emirates

My name is Ghada Al Mohammed , I work for the Ministry of Health and Prevention and at the same time, studying at HBMSU.

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Hamad

Dr. Hamad Alawar

Expert in Forensic Gait Analysis at the General Department of Forensic Science and Criminology | United Arab Emirates

Expert in Forensic Gait Analysis at the General Department of Forensic Science and Criminology

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Hamda

Ms. Hamda Al-Awadhi

Student | United Arab Emirates

A Student in Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University pursuing a master's degree in organizational excellence, expected to graduate in Summer 2020. Also Working as a Chemical Engineer in Dubai Electricity and Water Authority in Generation division. Main interests include Volunteering and Reading.

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Hind

Ms. Hind Al-Ali

Student | United Arab Emirates

My name is Hind, I graduated from Wesgreen International School. I have done my IGCSE AND AS Levels. Currently, I am a student at Hamdan Bin Mohamed Smart University, studying for a Bachelor of Business in Accounting. This is my third year. and I am expecting to graduate by the end of fall 2020. I love learning new things, I have the ambition of being an IPO sports dog trainer and I have joined an IPO Seminar in 2019 which was held by one of the top German IPO trainers. I love riding horses as i [...]

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Hind

Ms. Hind Al-Ali

Student | United Arab Emirates

My name is Hind, I graduated from Wesgreen International School. I have done my IGCSE AND AS Levels. Currently, I am a student at Hamdan Bin Mohamed Smart University, studying for a Bachelor of Business in Accounting. This is my third year. and I am expecting to graduate by the end of fall 2020. I love learning new things, I have the ambition of being an IPO sports dog trainer and I have joined an IPO Seminar in 2019 which was held by one of the top German IPO trainers. I love riding horses as i [...]

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Jenny

Ms. Jenny Atmanagara

Sector Lead Urban Development and Sustainable Building | United Arab Emirates

Sector Lead Urban Development and Sustainable Building Baden-Württemberg International GmbH

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Karin

Ms. Karin Gabriel

Programs Lead | Austria

Karin Gabriel has a 10+ years of international experience in program development and execution, project management and marketing in both private sector and government organizations. After completing her Master’s in Business & Economics from the Johannes Kepler University in Austria, she joined Microsoft as a Channel Marketing and Readiness Manager. Her main responsibilities included the development of nation-wide new training programs for 1,000+ sales representatives as well as overseeing POS [...]

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Khairol Anuar

Dr. Khairol Anuar Ishak

Assistant Professor | United Arab Emirates

Assistant Professor at Utara University Malaysia

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Khaled

Mr. Khaled AbdulRahman Al Awadhi

Director, Transportation Systems Department | United Arab Emirates

Having an experience of more than 16 years augmented and molded with excellence framework of management system. Recognized strength of managerial skills and technical capabilities with sound experiences in Technology, Smart Mobility and operations, with strategy that evolved over the years, which has contributed greatly towards his own management capability. Khaled has also been involved in the Inventory of existing classifications in the area of robotics and UAVs and identify areas that can be [...]

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Khouloud

Ms. Khouloud Rekieh

Bachelor is Education | United Arab Emirates

My name is Khouloud I am from Lebanon, I born and raised in Abu Dhabi. My bachelor is Education and my project was how to teach grammar for kids by playing. I have experience in teaching and I write kids stories.

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Latifa

Ms. Latifa Alameeri

Operations and Quality Executive | United Arab Emirates

Mrs Latifa Hussain Alameeri has total experience in Health care of 6 years in Dubai Health Authority and Ministry of Health and Prevention. In addition 4 years in Dubai Municipality. She started her career in Hospital Sector in 2008 as Assistant Admin Officer and continued her study to graduate from BSc. in Business Management from Ajman University. Mrs Latifa graduated with MSc. in Organizational Excellence from Hamdan Bin Mohamed Smart University. Currently, she is an Operation and Quality Exe [...]

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Lily

Ms. Lily Nikolova

Acoustics Consultant | WELL AP | United Arab Emirates

Acoustics Consultant | WELL AP at Cundall

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Loay

Mr. Loay Helless

Consultant Quality and Corporate Excellence | United Arab Emirates

Quality and Corporate Excellence Consultant. Worked in Abu Dhabi Government and Dubai Government. Managed quality standards such as: Quality Assurance, Quality Control and certified lead auditor in 12 ISO standards. Managed Corporate Excellence: Certified EFQM Assessor and 4G excellence Model in the UAE.

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Loubna

Mrs. Loubna Zaitouni

Assistant Manager - coordination | United Arab Emirates

Assistant Manager - coordination DEWA

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Majid

Mr. Majid Al Madloum

Head of UAE Center of Digital Innovation | United Arab Emirates

Head of UAE Center of Digital Innovation - Telecommunication Regulatory Authority

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Majid

Mr. Majid Pourmesgari

PhD Candidate | United Arab Emirates

PhD Candidate University of Tehran

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Mamoon

Dr. Mamoon Mousa M.Atout

Senior Specialist in PMO | United Arab Emirates

Senior Specialist in PMO

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Maram

Ms. Maram Youssef

Administrative assistant | United Arab Emirates

Administrative assistant

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Martin

Prof. Martin Spraggon

Session Moderator | United Arab Emirates

HBMSU

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Marwa

Ms. Marwa Al Zarooni

Student | United Arab Emirates

Student

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Maryam

Ms. Maryam Almajidi

Sr. Engineer - Inspection & Quality | United Arab Emirates

Graduated from American University of Sharjah in 2014, and have been working in Dubai Electricity and Water Authority for the past 5 years as in charge of the Inspection and Quality section with a designation of Sr. Engineer. Currently pursuing Masters degree in Innovation and Change Management at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University and expecting to graduate in Spring 2021

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Maryam

Ms. Maryam Al Moosawi

Employee | United Arab Emirates

Employee

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Maryam

Ms. Maryam Al Shehhi

Student | United Arab Emirates

Student

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Maya

Ms. Maya Ahawary

PhD Scholar | United Arab Emirates

I’m the Chairwoman of the board of governors and the director of planning for Dubai Carmel School. I’m the first PhD scholar to research Emotional Intelligence and its effect on leadership. I’m a certified trainer on soft skills in the UAE government. I have trained around the country in all the seven emirates. I’m also a motivational speaker and a social media influencer on all social media platforms. I just became a Tedx speaker this year 2019 on tolerance. Attached is the YouTube link [...]

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Mazoon

Mr. Mazoon Ali

Student | United Arab Emirates

Student

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Meera

Dr. Meera Al-Reyaysa

Acting Chair of Collaborative Research | United Arab Emirates

Consultant and acting Programme Manager - Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE), for the Carbon Ambassadors Programme in collaboration with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and aligned to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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Miguel

Prof. Miguel Trigo

Professor | United Arab Emirates

Professor Universidade Fernando Pessoa

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Mohammad

Mr. Mohammad Musleh

Founder & General Manager | United Arab Emirates

Founder & General Manager at Thinkinova FZ-LLC

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Mohan

Prof. Mohan Agarwal

Professor and Director | United Arab Emirates

Professor and Director at NTPC School of Business

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Moheb

Mr. Moheb Hanna

Deputy, eLearning Center of Excellence / Project Manager, ITI Online Learning Platform (Mahara-Tech) | United Arab Emirates

Deputy, eLearning Center of Excellence / Project Manager, ITI Online Learning Platform (Mahara-Tech) Information Technology Institute

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Moodhi

Ms. Moodhi Rasheed

Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineer | United Arab Emirates

Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineer at HBMSU

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Moustafa

Prof. Moustafa Hassan

Vice-Chancellor for University Advancement | United Arab Emirates

Professor Moustafa Hassan, Dr.PH, MSc, MPH, M.B.Ch.B Vice-Chancellor for University Advancement Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University UAE Professor Hassan is a medical graduate. He obtained his academic qualifications from Alexandria University (Egypt) and Warwick University (UK). Since 1991, he has assumed several academic and professional roles. In the academic part, Prof. Hassan served as a full-time faculty, program coordinator, dean of School of Health, Vice Chancellor for Academic [...]

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Muhamad

Mr. Muhamad Muhamad Saleh Jumaa

Department Chair, Finance & Accounting | United Arab Emirates

Department Chair, Finance & Accounting at City University College of Ajman

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Nabil

Prof. Nabil Baydoun

Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs | United Arab Emirates

- Internationally recognized authority on the impact of culture and religion on accounting systems. - Held senior academic positions and staffed key board committees at various institutions in Australia, Honk Kong, New Zealand, and the UAE. - Specializes in helping organizations sustain a balance between mission fulfillment and an effective, financially sound operation. - Formulated and implemented strategies for long term profitability and stability - Internationally experienced in fi [...]

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Nahla

Ms. Nahla Noobi

Biologist | United States Minor Outlying Islands

Biologist

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Naseem

Ms. Naseem Abdulla

Director Health & Safety | United Arab Emirates

Director Health & Safety at Dubai Municipality

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Nisreen

Ms. Nisreen Nemer

RN, Lactation Specialist , Child Birth Educator, BFF Volunteer | United Arab Emirates

Nisreen Nemer Graduated as a Registered Nurse from Sharjah university, achieved my master degree in Public Health from Hamdan Smart University. Am a Lactation Specialist, active volunteer at The Breastfeeding Friends Society (BFF) ,Sharjah (at the Supreme Council Family Affair), Certified Trainer ,AMANI Child Birth Educator. Worked as a Registered Nurse for 10 years and Lactation Consultant for 3 years at Dubai hospital) DHA, government) Worked as Baby Friendly (BFHI) leader, Clinical Resource N [...]

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Noof

Ms. Noof Alhabab

Student | United Arab Emirates

Student

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Noor

Ms. Noor Al Masri

Student | United Arab Emirates

Currently enrolled in Master of Management in Entrepreneurial Leadership program at HBMSU. Holder of B.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from University of Sharjah. With 10 years of experience in Supply Chain Management (Procurement and Contracts Specialist).

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Noora

Ms. Noora AlQassim

Student | United Arab Emirates

Student

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Noora

Ms. Noora Alshamsi

Lead Assessor | United Arab Emirates

I hold a master degree from Hamdan bin Mohammad e University “Master of Science in Innovation and Change Management, School of Quality Management, distinction with honor Feb. 2012 and a Bachelor of Pharmacy from DWC, HCT honor Jan. 2009. Today, I am a lead assessor in the Emirates International Accreditation Center leading assessment in the field of inspection according to the ISO/IEC 17020:2012 standard (Sep. 2019-Today). I have been working as the head of Building Health team in the Departme [...]

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Noora

Ms. Noora Al Hajji

PhD Scholar | United Arab Emirates

Sudent

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Nour

Dr. Nour Abu Mahfouz

N/A | United Arab Emirates

N/A

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Real

Mrs. Real AlZir

Student | United Arab Emirates

Am Real Alzir from Jordan.A self-motivated, continuous learner, and an enthusiastic, hardworking pharmacist. After completion of bachelor engineering degree in Pharmacy in 2012, my career path started in a series of job training in different pharmaceutical sectors to meet the legal requirements for practicing pharmacy and be eligible for the DHA exam that was achieved with success in 2015, July, now am studying master of science in public health at Hamdan Bin Mohammad smart university which prov [...]

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Rehab

Dr. Rehab Albakri

Associate | United Arab Emirates

Associate

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Saad E.

Mr. Saad E. Abbas

Session Moderator | United Arab Emirates

HBMSU

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Saeed

Mr. Saeed AlShamsi

Vice- principal | United Arab Emirates

my name is Saeed Hilal alShamsi....I live in AlAin..I'm an academic vice-principal in AlAin school... I'm doing PHD at hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University in Dubai

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Saeed

Mr. Saeed Hussein

Clinical Pharmacist | United Arab Emirates

Saeed Abdulla is a clinical pharmacist at Zayed Military Hospital with more than nineteen years of experience in both outpatient and inpatient setting. He has graduated from the faculty of pharmacy and obtained his master’s in clinical pharmacy Ajman University, and another master’s in public administration from Mohamed Bin Rashid School of government. He holds the American boards in 1) Oncology 2) Pharmacotherapy 3) intensive care board 4) infectious disease and he is an Antimicrobial Stewa [...]

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Safa

Ms. Safa Banirasheed

"Senior Process Engineer | United Arab Emirates

Senior Process Engineer at Dubai Municipality

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Sami

Dr. Sami Shaban

Adjunct Professor | United Arab Emirates

HBMSU Adjunct Professor

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Sandia

Ms. Sandia AlFzari

Student | United Arab Emirates

Student UOS, UTM

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Sarah

Mrs. Sarah Sanad

Nursing Faculty & PhD Scholar | United Arab Emirates

Nursing Faculty & PhD Scholar HCT-HBMSU

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Shaikhah

Ms. Shaikhah Ali Alkindi

Manager Electromechanical Design | United Arab Emirates

Manager Electromechanical Design DEWA

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Shoeb

Mr. Shoeb Rashid Khan

Senior Engineer MEP | United Arab Emirates

Senior Engineer MEP DEWA

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Souraj

Mr. Souraj Salah

Adjunct Associate Professor | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Souraj Salah is currently a part time Adjunct Professor at the Hamdan Bin Muhammad Smart University. He has about 20 years of experience in process improvement, quality methodologies, and excellence systems, working in the contracting, services, manufacturing and logistics sectors. He earned his PhD from the University of New Brunswick in Canada, Masters from Concordia University and Bachelors from Jordan University of Science and Technology. He has published one book on company-wide managem [...]

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Svetlana

Mr. Svetlana Knyazeva

Chief of Unit for Digital Pedagogy and Learning Materials | United Arab Emirates

Chief of Unit for Digital Pedagogy and Learning Materials at UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education

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Syed

Dr. Syed Abbas

University Professor | United Arab Emirates

University Professor

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Tasneem

Ms. Tasneem Bakri

WELL Faculty | United Arab Emirates

Tasneem Bakri, WELL Faculty, Alpin Dubai

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Vlad

Mr. Vlad Stefan Lichtenthal

Senior Lecturer | Germany

Senior Lecturer at University of Aalborg

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Wedad

Ms. Wedad Al Habshi

Senior Curriculum Specialist | United Arab Emirates

Senior Curriculum Specialist

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Yaqeen

Dr. Yaqeen Al Naqbi

Dentist Health Auditor | United Arab Emirates

My name is Yaqeen Al Naqbi. I'm a dentist and working as health quality auditor in department of health since 4 years .

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Zainab

Ms. Zainab Al-Saeed

Student | United Arab Emirates

My name is Zainab Al-Saeed, and I am from Baghdad Iraq graduated from Al-Mustansiriyah university bachelor in microbiology in 2004, I worked for one year at Al-Mustansiriyah university. know studying master in public health at HBMSU

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