Charles Tee Rowe

President/CEO of America's Small Business Development Centers, SBDC is national trade association representing the 1,100 location network of small business development centers. Chairman of the Foundation for Small Business Development. Expert with 20+ years experience in the Legislative and Executive branches and the private sector..

Khaled El Gohary

Khaled is a management professional with 20+ years of diversified experience in the field of Executive Education, Nations Leadership Development, quality management, business excellence, training and development and strategic advisory services and he is an advisor to leadership and capacity building to the UAE prime minister’s office. 

Hdeel Abdelhady

Attorney and Strategy Adviser, Principal, MassPoint Legal, Washington, DC. Counsel to banks and companies on transactions and AML, FCPA/anti-corruption, and related compliance/governance matters, with regional experience includes matters involving the United States, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Europe. 

Thomas Fletcher Grooms

Visiting Professor in Russia, China, Hungary, England, United States - Travel to Over 20 Countries. Henley Ph.D. (HBS-England) (Mkt- Int Bus-Econ), Ph.D. (Global Bus-Econ), J.D. (Law), M.B.A. (Mkt-POM), M.Sc. (Int Bus-Econ), B.S. (Pol Sci-Econ). 

Mohammed AL-Audah

Chairman at The Higher committee for the Arab Young Businessmen Forum, Chairman Saudi Jordanian Business Council, Board Member Council of Saudi Chambers. Chairman and the board, and publicly live the mission of the AL-Audah Group. Representing the AL-Audah Group in exhibitions, conferences and formal meetings. 

Saif Al Bakeri

Director of Organization Development Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council.Director of Organizational Development Division at the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), a government entity in Abu Dhabi established to raise the quality of Abu Dhabi’s exports and locally traded products.

Humaira Majid

Chief Operating Officer of the Cupola Group MEA, Senior Level Strategic Counsel to Clients, Driving Business Growth, Creative and Innovative Strategic Plans, Key Stakeholder Engagement, KPIs and Performance Evaluation, Coach and Mentor.

Ales Budja

CEO and Project Manager at Slovenian Chamber of Tax Advisers.Representative of Slovenia in Professional Affairs Committee and General Assembly of Confederation Fiscale Europeennee.

Dato' Azmi Mohd Ali

A senior corporate lawyer, a professional director, a business adviser and a mentor, started as In-house counsel for Petronas (1984-1990). In private law practice in mainly M&As, corporate, project, commercial and transactional activities for more than 24 years.

Hussam Raouf

Chairman, RAOUF advisory, Hussam was head of The Retail Real Estate at the world recognized Emaar Properties, with extensive experience of large scale, real estate projects, mega Shopping Malls and Retail Design, Development. Hussam is advising Governments globally on massive Retail Planning, Management re-positioning of operating assets, urban planning and Innovative trends.

Mukund Cairae

Chief Executive Officer - Middle East and Africa, Zee Network. A veteran television management professional, Currently heading the Middle East territory for Zee, and managing Zee’s Sports Business including Ten Sports for the region.  

Ali Nimer

Regional Government Solutions Director - Gulf Microsoft-Chief Information Officer & Deputy Director of Administration and Management Services-IRENA. Diverse international experience in dealing with senior executives and management at the organization and intergovernmental level.

Tarek Elmourad

Division Director at Abu Dhabi Education Council leading the Program and Performance Management division since April 2007. Established and managed the Office of Institutional Research at the American University of Sharjah and the Office of Institutional Research and Planning at Abu Dhabi University, UAE.

Dr. Nabil Harfoush

Associate Professor - Strategic Foresight & Innovation Program at OCAD University, operational experience in both domestic and international settings. Extensive consulting experience with enterprises, national governments, and international organizations, World Bank, U.N., W.H.O, UNESCO, IDRC etc.

Annurag Batra

Chairman, BW, Businessworld, is one of the oldest as well as most respected business publications in India. Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of exchange4media Group, which includes India's leading publications like PITCH, Impact, Franchise Plus, and Realty Plus.

Isra'a Mobideen

Director of Strategy & Excellence, Implementation of EFQM and Dubai Government Excellence Program models, applying to all local and global awards, licensed EFQM expert.