Badr Buhannad Badr Buhannad

Badr Buhannad joined DSOA in 2013 as the SVP, Audit & Risk Management. In this role he was responsible for establishing an independent and objective Audit & Risk Management Unit that functions based on international auditing standards.

In 2015, Buhannad was mandated to lead the ICT team in DSOA and was promoted in 2016 to executive VP, corporate strategy, information & communications technology, and risk management.

Buhannad brings with him more than 14 years of industry experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a higher diploma in accounting from the Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai - UAE. 

Allan Chapman

IT Manager , Dubai Duty Free

Allan Chapman is an influencer and driver of a number of the brand’s IT initiatives.

Badr Buhannad

Senior VP, Strategy and ICT, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA)

Badr Buhannad brings with him more than 14 years of industry experience.

Christoph Mueller

Chief Digital and Innovation Officer, Emirates Group

Christoph Mueller joined Emirates Group in September 2016.

Dr Jassim Haji

Director of Information Technology, Gulf Air

Dr. Jassim Haji holds over 30 years of experience in helping drive the region’s information communication technology industry.

Fadhel Mandani

IT Manager, Air Arabia

Fadhil Mandani is the IT Manager at Air Arabia, the Sharjah-based low cost carrier.

Gerhard Roux

Group CIO, Al Futtaim Group

Gerhard Roux serves as chief information officer of the Al Futtaim Group, a position he has held since 2015.

Gopi Krishnan

Chief Information Officer, Al Hilal Bank

Gopi Krishnan has over 19 years of international experience.

Hassan Abdulrahman Al Serkal

Chief Operations Officer, Dubai Financial Market

Hassan Abdulrahman Al Serkal began his career in 1988 as a Computer Analyst for Etisalat.

Mario Foster

Chief Information Officer, Al Naboodah Group Enterprises

Mario Foster has modernised the business for the digital era through restructuring its IT infrastructure.
 

Allan Chapman

IT Manager , Dubai Duty Free

Allan Chapman is an influencer and driver of a number of the brand’s IT initiatives.

Badr Buhannad

Senior VP, Strategy and ICT, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA)

Badr Buhannad brings with him more than 14 years of industry experience.

Christoph Mueller

Chief Digital and Innovation Officer, Emirates Group

Christoph Mueller joined Emirates Group in September 2016.

Dr Jassim Haji

Director of Information Technology, Gulf Air

Dr. Jassim Haji holds over 30 years of experience in helping drive the region’s information communication technology industry.

Fadhel Mandani

IT Manager, Air Arabia

Fadhil Mandani is the IT Manager at Air Arabia, the Sharjah-based low cost carrier.

Gerhard Roux

Group CIO, Al Futtaim Group

Gerhard Roux serves as chief information officer of the Al Futtaim Group, a position he has held since 2015.

Gopi Krishnan

Chief Information Officer, Al Hilal Bank

Gopi Krishnan has over 19 years of international experience.

Hassan Abdulrahman Al Serkal

Chief Operations Officer, Dubai Financial Market

Hassan Abdulrahman Al Serkal began his career in 1988 as a Computer Analyst for Etisalat.

Mario Foster

Chief Information Officer, Al Naboodah Group Enterprises

Mario Foster has modernised the business for the digital era through restructuring its IT infrastructure.