Marwan Bin Haider Marwan Bin Haider

Eng Marwan Bin Haider heads up the technology arm of one of the most forward-thinking and innovative entities, in the region, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority.

Previously CIO for DEWA, Bin Haider now heads the Innovation and the Future team, which has been formed to lead innovation efforts for the utility. He brings more than 20 year’s experience in the Dubai public sector, in technical and business roles, to DEWA, where he also participates in a number of other teams including customer experience, 10X, smart government, and Dubai Future Foundation Team.

DEWA has been a leader in developing smart services for its customers, using technology to greatly improve efficiency and increase customer service, but its recent focus on innovation has seen it launch projects involving many disruptive new technologies. DEWA is currently working on projects utilising drones, 3D printing, robotics, big data, AI, IoT and more.

The utility has also developed a number of programs to increase its focus on ideas and innovation, including programs for employees to share ideas, and participation in local and global incubators and competitions to develop ideas in the utilities space.

These efforts were recognised at the 20th Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP) Awards in 2017, where DEWA won several awards, including an award for Best Entity in the Field of Innovation.

His Highness, Sheikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Sultan Al-Qassimi

Director General, Department of e-Government, Government of Sharjah

Under HH Sheikh Khalid Al-Qassimi’s leadership, DeG is playing a key role in the digitalisation strategy.

Marwan Bin Haider

VP Innovation & The Future, DEWA

Eng Marwan Bin Haider heads up the technology arm at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority.

Matar Mohammed Al Tayer

Director General and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Roads & Transport Authority

Matar Mohammed Al Tayer plays a leading role in guiding the organisation in the smart transformation of transport in the emirate.

Muammar Alkatheeri

Executive Vice President - Engineering and Smart City, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority

Muammar Alkatheeri, an architect by profession, has a number of responsibilities and roles within DSOA.

Wesam Lootah

CEO, Smart Dubai Government Establishment

Wesam Lootah, who is also assistant director general of Smart Dubai Office, has previously held roles in both the public and private sector,

Younus Al Nasser

CEO, Dubai Data Establishment

Younus Al Nasser is responsible for one of the most interesting government projects in the region – Dubai’s plans for sharing city data.
 

His Highness, Sheikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Sultan Al-Qassimi

Director General, Department of e-Government, Government of Sharjah

Under HH Sheikh Khalid Al-Qassimi’s leadership, DeG is playing a key role in the digitalisation strategy.

Marwan Bin Haider

VP Innovation & The Future, DEWA

Eng Marwan Bin Haider heads up the technology arm at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority.

Matar Mohammed Al Tayer

Director General and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Roads & Transport Authority

Matar Mohammed Al Tayer plays a leading role in guiding the organisation in the smart transformation of transport in the emirate.

Muammar Alkatheeri

Executive Vice President - Engineering and Smart City, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority

Muammar Alkatheeri, an architect by profession, has a number of responsibilities and roles within DSOA.

Wesam Lootah

CEO, Smart Dubai Government Establishment

Wesam Lootah, who is also assistant director general of Smart Dubai Office, has previously held roles in both the public and private sector,

Younus Al Nasser

CEO, Dubai Data Establishment

Younus Al Nasser is responsible for one of the most interesting government projects in the region – Dubai’s plans for sharing city data.