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With experience in several markets across the world, which includes North America and the Middle East, Mario Foster has for the last 25 years fostered a solid reputation within the enterprise IT space.

Signing on as Group CIO of the Al Naboodah Group Enterprises back in March 2015, Foster moved quickly to modernise the business for the digital era, through the restructuring of its IT infrastructure, as well as developing and putting key strategic plans into play.

From humble origins holding a variety of senior management and consultancy roles, Foster developed his knowledge of IT operations, strategy and security, by operating across a range of industry verticals. This included working on projects within oil & gas, government, commercial, banking & finance, construction, healthcare and consulting.

Recognised repeatedly over the years for his efforts and achievements in the field of enterprise technology, Foster has been awarded several CIO and CISO-related accolades. 

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.

Musaed Al-Asousi

General Director, Kuwait Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI)

Musaed Al-Asousi heads the Kuwait Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI).

Ronald Dsa

IT Manager, OSN

Ronald Dsa is responsible for making sure the IT network meets the high customer satisfaction.

Samer Awajan

Chief Technology Officer, Aramex

Samer Awajan started his career with Aramex in 1996, working in several capacities.

Sanjay Khanna

Chief Information Officer, RAKBANK

Sanjay Khanna has been the driving force behind the bank’s digital transformation.

Sebastian T. Samuel

Chief Information Officer, AW Rostamani Group

Sebastian T. Samuel holds more than 18 years of experience within the IT industry.
 

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.

Musaed Al-Asousi

General Director, Kuwait Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI)

Musaed Al-Asousi heads the Kuwait Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI).

Ronald Dsa

IT Manager, OSN

Ronald Dsa is responsible for making sure the IT network meets the high customer satisfaction.

Samer Awajan

Chief Technology Officer, Aramex

Samer Awajan started his career with Aramex in 1996, working in several capacities.

Sanjay Khanna

Chief Information Officer, RAKBANK

Sanjay Khanna has been the driving force behind the bank’s digital transformation.

Sebastian T. Samuel

Chief Information Officer, AW Rostamani Group

Sebastian T. Samuel holds more than 18 years of experience within the IT industry.