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Leading Ladies of the U.A.E: 20 Influential Women Shaping the Digital and Public Sphere

In the dynamic and rapidly evolving landscape of the U.A.E, a select group of extraordinary women are making waves on LinkedIn, captivating audiences with their insightful speeches, and earning prestigious awards for their contributions. This blog shines a spotlight on these trailblazers, celebrating their achievements and influence in the professional world. From thought leaders with […]

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“This taught me the importance of a fast response, teamwork, and educating others to handle security problems effectively,” said Rajeev Soota , Vice President-IT, Usha International Ltd.

Can you describe your current role, and what responsibilities do you undertake? Over 34 years of experience, with a significant focus on the last two decades within IT. My expertise lies in managing business applications, specifically ERP solutions like SAP, APO, demand planning, sales forecasting, business intelligence, etc. Key roles evolved around automation initiatives, digitization,

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Dubai’s Top 6 Most Followed Chief Information Security Officer (CISOs) on LinkedIn

In an era where cybersecurity holds the greatest importance, the role of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) has become increasingly critical, especially in various sectors. Dubai, a leading global hub ranking 5th globally in cybersecurity, is home to some of the most innovative and effective CISOs who ensure the security and integrity of financial institutions.

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“Supporting the next generation of cybersecurity professionals is like being a guide on a stargazing adventure” said Amit Saxena, VP-IT (CIO), Millennium semiconductors India Pvt Ltd.

Can you describe your current role, and what responsibilities do you undertake? I define strategic vision and lead business planning for technology systems, as well as establish project management and IT governance/prioritization to achieve organizational objectives. I also led business transformation initiatives to create business value, building next-level IT capabilities in the organization. My key

“Supporting the next generation of cybersecurity professionals is like being a guide on a stargazing adventure” said Amit Saxena, VP-IT (CIO), Millennium semiconductors India Pvt Ltd. Read More »

“Identify your crown jewels, prioritize proactive risk assessments, and implement mitigation strategies to stay ahead of evolving cyber threats and effectively protect critical assets,“ says Anand Deodhar, Group CIO, Force Motors

Can you describe your current role, and what responsibilities do you undertake? I currently serve as the Group CIO for Force Motors, Jaya Hind Industries, and the Force Rolls Royce JV, overseeing IT functions across nine plants in India. My responsibilities include developing technology roadmaps, driving digital transformation, and managing IT solutions and governance. I

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Dubai’s Top 20 Most Followed Chief Information Officer (CIOs) on LinkedIn

In the rapidly evolving digital transformation landscape, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) role has become increasingly pivotal. These tech visionaries steer their organizations toward innovation and influence the broader technology ecosystem with their insights and leadership. Several CIOs have emerged as influential voices in a dynamic hub like Dubai, which is renowned for its forward-thinking

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Dubai’s Top 6 Most Followed Chief Information Security Officer (CISOs) on LinkedIn

In an era where cybersecurity holds the greatest importance, the role of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) has become increasingly critical, especially in various sectors. Dubai, a leading global hub ranking 5th globally in cybersecurity, is home to some of the most innovative and effective CISOs who ensure the security and integrity of financial institutions.

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“Having the right tools is not enough without a well-trained workforce to carry out the job” said Ts. Saiful Bakhtiar Osman, Head of IT, Shared Services at PNB Commercial.

Can you describe your current role, and what responsibilities do you undertake? I am the Head of IT, shared services for PNB Commercial, the real estate subsidiary of Permodalan Nasional Berhad, a premier fund management company in Malaysia. I oversee the IT Department and all the IT Services delivery within the group, which consists of

“Having the right tools is not enough without a well-trained workforce to carry out the job” said Ts. Saiful Bakhtiar Osman, Head of IT, Shared Services at PNB Commercial. Read More »

“I strongly believe cybersecurity is a team effort, and together, we can build a more secure digital infrastructure and applications” said James Thang, Group Chief Information Officer(CIO) at UCSI Group.

Can you describe your current role, and what responsibilities do you undertake? I am the CIO for group of companies digitalization in education, healthcare, hotel, retail, telco, E-Money operator, consulting, construction, F&B and automotive. How will you describe your journey in the cybersecurity Industry? Handholding University’s Computer Science Faculty offers a Bachelor’s Degree in Cybersecurity

“I strongly believe cybersecurity is a team effort, and together, we can build a more secure digital infrastructure and applications” said James Thang, Group Chief Information Officer(CIO) at UCSI Group. Read More »

“Security is not a one time affair and need to keep reviewing, evolving and enhancing time to time” said Umesh Kalyankar, CISO & VP Technology at Bank of China.

Can you describe your current role, and what responsibilities do you undertake? As a CISO, responsible for Security, Risk, Governance and Compliance from India Regulator and Head Office Regulations, Overview of Technology Projects. How will you describe your journey in the cybersecurity Industry? For almost 2 decades managing banking technology and security projects and now

“Security is not a one time affair and need to keep reviewing, evolving and enhancing time to time” said Umesh Kalyankar, CISO & VP Technology at Bank of China. Read More »