Dr Jassim Haji Dr Jassim Haji

As a reputed and well-known figure in the region’s IT sector, Dr. Jassim Haji holds over 30 years of experience in helping drive and evolve the region’s information communication technology industry. In that time, Dr. Haji has acquired over 40 accolades, which includes 15 CIO-related awards.

In addition to his current role, Gulf Air’s CIO also serves as a board member on the SITA Council, a role in which he also serves as a representative for the Middle East and North Africa market.

Beginning his career with Sprint Telecommunications in London, Dr. Haji joined Gulf Air in 1985. He was later relocated to Sabre and then to EDS, an HP company whom Gulf Air outsourced their IT operation. Dr. Haji later returned to Gulf Air before being appointed director of the IT division in 2011.

The director is credited with driving a number of Gulf Air’s recent IT implementations, which includes the continued development of the Gulf Air World Wide Contact Centre, along with the introduction of Cloud computing processes, business intelligence and disaster recovery capabilities.

In 2010, Dr. Haji received his Doctorate in Business Administration (PhD) from the University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK, in 2010.

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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.

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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.

Marwan Al Ali

Group CIO, Jumeirah Group

Marwan Al Ali joined Jumeirah Group in May 2007 where he overlooks deployment of IT within the company.

Mohamed Hediya

Manager, Technology Innovation, Majid Al Futtaim Properties

Mohamed Hediya has delivered on many projects for Majid Al Futtaim Properties and Malls.