Speakers - IDC IT Security Roadshow 2017 | Events | IDC CEMA

Conference Speakers

Megha Kumar

Megha Kumar

Research Director, Software, Middle East & Africa

Megha Kumar heads the software research and advisory practice at IDC Middle East, Africa, and Turkey. She joined IDC in 2007 and has since undertaken various research and consulting engagements for b... (Show Full Profile)

Waseem Halim

Waseem Halim

Senior Security Consultant - GULF, Palo Alto Networks

Mr. Waseem Halim is a senior security consultant at Palo Alto Networks Middle East. He joined the company in 2016 and has since undertaken consulting engagements for customers in Kuwait and Bahrain. W... (Show Full Profile)

Edward Ganom

Edward Ganom

CISO- Commercial Bank in Qatar

Edward Ganom is a senior information security professional with over 15 years of international experience in cybersecurity architecture and technology risk management. He currently holds the position ... (Show Full Profile)

Shaju Bhaskaran

Shaju Bhaskaran

Chief Information Security Officer, Ahlibank

Mr. Shaju Bhaskaran is the chief information security officer at Ahli Bank Qatar. He possesses 16 years of high-level experience in the fields of cybersecurity, risk management, compliance and audit, ... (Show Full Profile)

Shaik Abdulkhader

Shaik Abdulkhader

Chief Technology Security Officer, Vodafone

Mr. Shaikh Abdulkhader currently works at Vodafone Qatar as chief technology security officer where he is responsible for end-to-end information security management. In this role, he oversees business... (Show Full Profile)

Krishnakumar Kottekkat

Krishnakumar Kottekkat

Head of IT Strategy & Governance, Aspire Zone Foundation

Krishnakumar currently works at ASPIRE ZONE FOUNDATION as the Head of IT Strategy and Governance . With over 18 years of experience in the IT Industry he has managed vast array of projects in mul... (Show Full Profile)

Samir Pawaskar

Samir Pawaskar

Head - Cyber Security Policy & Standards, Cyber Security Division, Ministry of Information & Communications Technology, Qatar

Mr. Samir Pawaskar currently works as the head of cybersecurity strategy, policy, and standards within Qatar's Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (MICT). In this position he has l... (Show Full Profile)

Mr. Elias Samarani

Mr. Elias Samarani

Sales Engineer, Forcepoint

Mr. Elias Samarani is a Security Consultant at Forcepoint, with responsibility for the MENA region. He has more than ten years of experience in the industry, having previously served in various major ... (Show Full Profile)

Jai Prakash

Jai Prakash

Systems Engineer for Middle East - Fortinet, Fortinet

Mr. Jai Prakash is Fortinet’s systems engineer for the Middle East region. He started his career in India where he held several positions in networking and security between 1999 and 2005. From 2005, h... (Show Full Profile)

Michael D’Arcy

Michael D’Arcy

Commercial Director, Darktrace

Michael D’Arcy is a senior member of Darktrace’s commercial division. He has over seven years of experience working in multinational enterprise software companies and has worked extensively with overs... (Show Full Profile)

Wissam Saadeddine

Wissam Saadeddine

Regional Sales Manager, Infoblox Middle East

Mr. Wissam Saadeddine is the regional sales manager for Infoblox Middle East. Prior to joining Infoblox, he was the regional sales manager for the Middle East at Exclusive Networks where he focused on... (Show Full Profile)

Muazzam Qazi

Muazzam Qazi

Qatari Territory Account Manager, Check Point Software Technologies

Mr. Muazzam Qazi serves as the territory account manager for Qatar at Check Point Software Technologies. He has over 14 years of experience in IT security management and consulting, and prior to this ... (Show Full Profile)

Rami Al-Ajrami

Rami Al-Ajrami

Regional Director MENA - SOTI Inc., Soti

Rami is the Regional Director of SOTI in the Middle East and North Africa, SOTI INC. is a leader in Enterprise Mobility Solutions, Rami helped growing the team of SOTI Globally from 80 to +600 employe... (Show Full Profile)

Syed Peer

Syed Peer

IT Manager, Qatar Fertilizer Company (QAFCO)

Mr. Syed Peer currently serves as IT manager at Qatar Fertilizer Company where he is responsible for enterprise engineering and infrastructure, cybersecurity, ERP, and application development teams. H... (Show Full Profile)

Saurabh Verma

Saurabh Verma

Senior Research Manager, IT Services, Middle East & Africa

As research manager for IT services at IDC Middle East, Africa, and Turkey, Saurabh Verma is responsible for driving syndicated research and consulting assignments within IDC's IT services program. He... (Show Full Profile)