A full professor in computer science with over 50 publications and 20 years of combined professional practical leadership and consulting experiences.Currently an advisor to the Governor of Small and Medium Enterprises Authority, an editorial board member of Big Data and Cloud Innovation, and board member of Riyadah Entrepreneurship program and women employment executivecommittee. Specialized in e-commerce, data science and AI.
Marketing and business development specialist, and a current faculty member in the college of business administration at the University of Prince Mugrin. Prior to joining UPM, I worked as a startup and small business adviser in San Francisco, United States and consulted for well established bay area companies such as Pete's Coffee. I won 2 startup weekend competitions in San Francisco, and created an online business venture (Swapper). I also worked with Injaz Saudi Arabia organization as a trainer and business mentor for The Company program, and headed the college enterprise project at The Oxford Partnership college in Madinah. I have experience in management and service/sales training, and a diverse experience with managing marketing channels including social media, digital marketing and public relations in both Saudi Arabia and the United States. I'm also very interested in CSR, social entrepreneurship and volunteering services. I have a Master's degree in Business Administration with marketing concentration from the University of San Francisco (Forbes Top 20 in entrepreneurship).
عضو لجنة شباب الأعمال بالغرفة التجارية بجيزان مستشار معتمد في عيادات الأعمال
متطوع إنجاز السعودية
يمتلك خبرة ١٧ سنة في مجال تمويل المنشآت الصغيرة والمتوسطة و يعمل كمدير عام برنامج كفالة تمويل المنشآت الصغيرة والمتوسطة/البنك الأهلي التجاري، منذ بداية البرنامج في ٢٠٠٦. فواز له دور كبير في
التعريف بالبرنامج ونشره عى مستوى المملكة و استطاع أن يحقق للبنك الإهلي أعلى حصة سوقية في البرنامج ،يشارك فواز بشكل مستمر في العديد من اللقاءات و التدوات و ورش عمل خاصة بقطاع المنشآت الصغيرة والمتوسطة، كما قدم العديد من الدورات التخصصية وله مقالات منشورة في المجال
Abdullah is very passionate to influence business & people’s transformation to greater by capitalizing on his diversified business experience across different multinational organizations globally to support SME’s on identifying areas of improvements, development opportunities & applying best practices that supports their business’s growth & sustainability. Being a Certified Gallup Coach, Abdullah provide different engagement & talent development consultations to support SME’s on providing an engaged working culture that ultimately results on having engaged customers.
Hussein Attar is on his way to becoming a Saudi serial entrepreneur. He has founded Sawerly, an online photographer booking website, which received recognition in several events and contests ( Red Herring Top 100 Asia Tech companies, Arabnet Riyadh, Get in the Ring MITEF Pan Arab Region, Webit Global Congress, Fikra TV, Oqal Angel Investment Network, MENA Angel Investor Conference, Istanbul Startup, Startup Weekend Jeddah, and Jeddah Youth Conference ). He was also selected as one of the top 30 under 30 entrepreneurs in KSA by destination magazine. He has also founded Mktaby, a serviced office company that provides office solutions for entrepreneurs and startups. Hussein took over operation of Attar Software Engineering and transformed it to one of the leading IT providers that specializes in in-house ERP software development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Hussein graduated from University of Waterloo in Canada in Bachelor of Computer Science with Software Engineering Option with honors. He continued in the same university in Master in Management Engineering with focus on Management of Technology. Hussein is a public speaker for Entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia and was selected for many TV interviews and events to share his experience and tips for future entrepreneurs. He volunteers regularly in events that support knowledge sharing and helping startups. He organizes with a team to annually do TEDxJeddah in his home town Jeddah. He is part of Tomouh’s team, a organization that enables achievers to achieve more than they ever thought possible throughout the arab region.
Maha Adham is a Chartered Management Institute Member (UK), with a first class academic track record from the UK’s leading universities, including an MSc and MBA. Ms Adham brings a background of management consultancy and strategy management from an array of industries across the UK and SA. She specialises in operational excellence including total quality management, project management, business health assessment, businesses development and process mapping. Ms Adham is the founder of Projenda - a business oriented agenda - serving as an enabler to assist entrepreneurs in fine tuning their start-up ideas and tracking progress over the years. Ms Adham aims to spread awareness regarding the importance of building organic and ethical sustainable businesses with high standards, as she is a firm believer of its important impact in our ecosystem.
Nearly 10 years of Experience; I have worked at 2 Multinational companies all over the GCC countries. Innovated various Projects which had a global impact. My aim is to transfer my knowledge and experience to My beloved community. Expert at supply chain & operation management, strategic planning & balanced scorecard, Process Re-Engineering & improvement, Six Sigma, quality management, and auditing. Member of the Energy and industrial committee at Sharqyiah Chamber of Commerce.
Ms. Al Besher conceived of FinTech Saudi while following an impressive career path has led her to such roles as leader of a Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) program to develop Saudi expertise in information security, Human Resources and Administration Director of SADAD Payment Systems and, finally, member of the FinTech Committee at SAMA. She has shepherded FinTech Saudi from initial conception to full reality, managing the approvals process, designing the event with a well-defined and focused scope of activity and building a team to bring the event to full fruition. Ms. Al Besher holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from King Saud University in Saudi Arabia, a Master’s Degree in Management from The Catholic University of America and she was a participant in the Executive Program in Management & Leadership at London Business School.
Dr. Fahad is a Senior Consultant in CyberSecurity/Assurance, Digital Innovation and blockchain Technologies. Over the past 12 years, he has participated & been hired as a senior consultant and project manager at several firms and governmental agencies. The combination resulted in expertise not limited to: 1) Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship, 2) Blockchain Technologies & Services, 3) IT Governance & Compliance, and 4) CyberSecurity Management & Operations. He, also, serves as an active researcher & Assistant Professor at the College of Computer and Information Technology at Shaqra University (SU). Dr. Alruwaili teaches bachelor degree courses in computer science and network engineering, as well as supervises graduation and research projects in cybersecurity, digital transformation, cloud computing, & risk management. He has been with SU since 2012 & achieved his doctoral degree in computer engineering specialized in cloud security, privacy, and compliance, early 2016. Dr. Fahad is available for mentoring, advisory & consulting opportunities.
Maha Adham is a member of the Charted Management Institute, she has experience in multiple industries across the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia.
Maha specializes in quality management, business development and project management, strategic management direction and leadership.
Moreover, with a Consulting Services background, providing advice in various industries to assist companies in raising their efficiency, process management and productivity, thereby enhancing profit margins and reducing costs.
Ms. Adham brings a first class academic background from the UK, including an MBA. Her performance demonstrates ability to exceed expectations, reliability and commitment.