Executive Director Digitization at Daman National Health Insurance company.
He is Executive Director, Digitization at Daman National Health Insurance company, one of the largest insurers in the GCC countries, where he oversees the company’s digital transformation initiatives, building a ‘digital-first’ flexible and resilient insurance company
Besides Daman, he holds the position as Head of MENA and Digital Transformation specialist with the Digital Insurer, the world’s largest knowledge base on digital insurance with more then 35,000 active member. With The Digital Insurer, he is part of the World’s first mini-MBA in Digital Insurance, where he lecturers in the topics of Strategy and Transformation, Big Data and Best Practice Tech Architectures. Frederik has strong business acumen and is recognized for his ability to build businesses and create new, often previously unseen, alliances between business partners for mutual benefits; a skill refined and honed through many years of working internationally for a top-tier management consulting firm.
Ian McClure is the Chief Information Officer at Cigna Middle East. Ian is a member of the Cigna Middle east Executive team and leads the technology organization. As CIO, Ian shapes and leads the regional technology strategy – ensuring alignment with business priorities and the enterprise technology strategy.
Having joined Cigna in 1991, Ian has gained 30 years of experience working within Health Insurance performing roles in Finance and operations functions before specializing in Technology which has been his focus for the last 25 years.
Prior to relocating to the Middle East, Ian was responsible for the Cigna Europe technology function and was a member of the Cigna Europe executive team.
During his career with Cigna he has has successfully led and delivered many transformation, digital and technology change projects.
Co-founder and CEO , CME CME Offshore SAL
Wissam Youssef is the co-founder and CEO of CME Offshore SAL, a technology consulting firm that provides premium end-to-end bespoke solutions and technology services - from consulting to software development and hardware engineering.
Wissam has more than 17 years of experience in launching startups and scaling businesses and has spearheaded leading software and smart devices engineering teams to deliver game-changing projects by leveraging cutting-edge technologies that include product design, customer experience, Internet-of-Things, digital wallets, artificial intelligence, and data science.
Wissam co-founded CME in Beirut in 2003. What started out as a few desks and less than a hundred dollars of capital nearly two decades ago, CME today employees more than 350 engineers in 5 countries across multiple technology verticals and lays claims to 7 US patents, and working with host of Fortune 500 companies, delivering on their technological and digital transformation aspirations. CME’s award-winning projects cover various industries such as insurance, healthcare, utilities, food, market research, retail, hospitality, telecommunications, and consumer goods.
EVP – Information Technology, Oman Insurance
Sreedhar has 25+ years of global experience in the BFSI domain performing key management roles across
Asia, North America, UK, EU & Middle East specializing in all domains of insurance like Life & Pensions, Consumer, Commercial, Health and Investment sectors.
He has a proven track record of leading multiple large transformations for global insurers in UK & EU from vision through execution. Currently he is the CIO at Oman Insurance, UAE’s largest composite insurer. He is responsible for defining future ready IT strategy and enhancing customer experience by implementing Digital First mandate across all the business lines, by leveraging Distributed Agile principles, Intelligent Automation, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud & Big Data technologies.
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