Omar Hatamleh

Omar Hatamleh

Speaker Chapter 3
4-5 May 2023, A Coruña, Spain
Speaker Chapter 2
2-3 June 2022, A Coruña, Spain
Speaker Chapter 1
3-4 June 2021, Granada, Spain

Omar HatamlehCo-author of BetweenBrains and Executive Chairman at Ecosystems 2030

Dr. Omar Hatamleh is co-author of BetweenBrains. A book that explores the impact of Artificial Intelligence on the future of jobs, ethics, technologies and economies. Omar is former Chief Innovation Officer, Engineering at NASA (2015 – March 2020) and Executive Director of the Space Studies Program at the International Space University (2016-2019). Prior to that he was the Deputy Chief Scientist at NASA ARC responsible for identifying new and promising areas of scientific research and supporting technologies that can be integrated into the Center’s capabilities. Omar has 23 years of aerospace industry experience and has published over 33 international journal articles; he has four engineering degrees, speaks four languages, and has been an invited keynote speaker to multiple national and international events.

Aysha Khan

Aysha Khan

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4-5 May 2023, A Coruña, Spain
Aysha KhanCISO & CIO, Treasure Data

Cybersecurity leader with over 21 years of experience managing Information Technology & Security at Fortune 500 companies. Passionate about driving business results by aligning strategy with agile execution. Experience in building technology, security, and compliance functions from the ground up, and turning around disjointed organizations into cohesive and collaborative environments.

Believe in connecting the performance, purpose, and people to achieve sustained and predictable results.

Able to influence and build strong relationships at all levels of an organization to achieve demanding operational and financial goals.

Key Areas of Expertise:

– Data and Security Strategy
– Strategic Partnerships
– Technology Direction
– Digital Transformation
– Cross-functional Team Leadership
– Global and Remote Teams
– Strategic Negotiations
– Cloud Security & Engineering
– Trust & Assurance
– Security Operations
– Audit & Compliance Frameworks (ISO, SOC1/2, GDPR, PCI, FedRAMP, Privacy Mark, CFIUS, SCF, NIST, HIPAA)
– Product Security
– Governance
– Risk Management
– Vulnerability Management
– Data Analytics
– Agile/ SDLC Methodologies
– Program Implementations
– Application Security
– Vendor and Supplier Risk Management
– M&A Integration
– Data Visualization & Reporting

V R Ferose

V. R. Ferose

Speaker Chapter 3
4-5 May 2023, A Coruña, Spain
V R FeroseSenior Vice President and Head of SAP Academy for Engineering

V R Ferose is a Senior Vice President and Head of SAP Engineering Academy (San Ramon, California). He is responsible for the building the next generation of engineering talent at SAP.

He is passionate about making a difference in the world in a meaningful way. He started the industry’s leading Autism initiative, “Autism at Work”. He is a regular speaker and gives a guest lecture at Columbia University on the topic of “Personal Leadership”.

He is the co-author of #1 Amazon bestseller “The Invisible Majority”. The book has a Foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He has also co-authored the bestseller “GIFTED: Inspiring Stories of People with Disabilities” – the kannada translation won the Karnataka Sahitya Academy Award; “Innovating the World – The Globalization Advantage”; and the graphic novels “GRIT: The Major Story” and “GRIT: The Vishwas Story”.

He writes the bi-weekly column FLYLEAF for New Indian Express

Lenin Gali

Lenin Gali

Speaker Chapter 3
4-5 May 2023, A Coruña, Spain
Lenin GaliCIO & CISO, GIT1K

Thought Leadership: Strategy to increase use, value, and quality of data; multi-year roadmap, reduce technology debt, improve risk management, and democratize the data to drive business excellence

IT Infrastructure: Develop off-shore/On-shore hybrid delivery models. Deliver large-scale M&A projects involving the redesign of the organization for M&A integrations.

Cloud Migration and Deployment: Establish hybrid cloud strategy & design scalable infrastructure; extensive experience working with Amazon AWS, Azure, and GCP.

IT Operations: Established budget structure accountability for IT Infrastructure, Enterprise PMO, and Enterprise Applications. Reorganized teams for accountability tracking to business goals.

Data Centers: Planned, executed, grew, and reduced data center capacity during migration to and from the cloud. Managed hybrid infrastructure in tandem with the complexity of the cloud.

Data Management & DaaS: Provide strategic leadership to the development and management of data. Establish data engineering organizations and DaaS platforms with the consolidation of consumer, retail, and media data.

Enterprise Applications: Directed teams responsible for ERP, integrations & upgrades to HR, Finance, and Sales applications such as NetSuite, Salesforce, Workday, Concur, Anaplan

DevOps, Networking, PMO: Created and managed DevOps, DevSecOps, NetOps, and Project and Portfolio Management

Enterprise Architecture: Direct enterprise strategy and architecture to align products with engineering and IT to deliver a world-class suite of applications.

Cyber Security & Privacy: Establish a strong security organization, strong privacy controls, and enterprise security policies in line with business requirements. Established cyber insurance, regulatory & data governance, compliance, CCPA, GDPR, and SOX2 for global programs.

Specialties: Cloud, data management, engineering, IT, agile, software development, privacy, security, compliance, leadership & learning.
Builder, collaborator, and customer-centric product innovator.
Machine learning(ML), AI, MDM, data quality, analytics, and business intelligence.
Growth strategy, roadmaps, OKRs, priorities, and leading global engineering teams.

Verticals: Startups to multi-national companies SaaS, Media, Advertising, Retail, Gaming, and E-Commerce

Onur Korucu

Onur Korucu

Speaker Chapter 3
4-5 May 2023, A Coruña, Spain
Onur KorucuVP, EMEA Consulting Practice, Privacy, TerzionDX

Onur Korucu has started and continued her professional life in multinational professional services companies such as KPMG, PwC and Grant Thornton. She had the opportunity to work as an experienced consultant and part of senior management in different world geographies. Recently she worked as a GRC, Cyber Security and Data Protection senior manager within Avanade UK & Ireland before moving into her new role; VP of Consulting Cyber Security and Data Protection at one of the Microsoft partners.


She is an information security, compliance, and privacy professional focused primarily on emerging technologies from information security and data protection perspectives. On top of her technical engineering degree and M.Sc degree, she obtained her LL.M in Information and Technology Law. She also completed a Business Analytics executive education program at the University of Cambridge.

She published a book about risk-based global approaches to improve data protection. She has also been publishing articles in prestigious magazines such as Harvard Business Review and Tomorrow Magazine about trending technology, cyber security and data privacy trends. She was one of the lecturers for the Cyber Security Masters programme at Sabanci University Istanbul. She is a Women in Tech world ambassador and IAPP Ireland Chapter Chair. She was nominated for the GRC Role Model of the Year 2022 and Cyber Women of the Year 2022 awards. She continues to appear in seminars, conferences around the world as a speaker. She has CISM, CDPSE, CRISC, ITIL-F, and ISO 27001 LA certifications.

Matthias Artzt

Matthias Artzt

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4-5 May 2023, A Coruña, Spain
Matthias ArtztSenior Legal Advisor, Deutsche Bank

Dr. Matthias Artzt has been an internationally recognized and certified lawyer and senior legal counsel at Deutsche Bank AG since 1999. Before joining Deutsche Bank, he worked as a lawyer at a law firm in Stuttgart, Germany.

He has been practicing data protection law for many years and was mainly involved in implementing the GDPR within Deutsche Bank AG. He advises clients globally regarding data protection issues and complex international outsourcing agreements involving data privacy-related matters and regulations.

He graduated from the University of Tübingen, obtaining his Doctor of Law degree. Moreover, he is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and, since January 2018, a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E). He was also a member of the European Advisory Board of the IAPP.

Matthias is the author of numerous articles on data protection law. He is the co-editor and co-author of the recently released Handbook of Blockchain Law (published in 2020 by Wolters Kluwer). He is also the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Blockchain Law (published in 2021 by GBBC).
Further, he is a regular panel speaker at various national and international conferences, seminars, and webinars, e.g., at the Central Bank of Brazil in 2018. He has an in-depth knowledge of the GDPR and its interfaces with other topics such as Cloud Computing, Big Data, AI, Blockchain, US-Cloud Act, Metaverse, and data privacy, as well as PSD2.

Rick Keating

Rick Keating

Speaker Chapter 3
4-5 May 2023, A Coruña, Spain
Rick KeatingCEO, Keating

Rick Keating is Chief Executive Officer at Keating and originator of the firm’s think. say. hear.® philosophy.

Described by clients as a master message maker and storyteller, Rick’s skills are unique, and he is currently writing a book titled after the comma® – its emphasis is on how to control the defining words that follow the comma. Rick is also a senior advisor at McKinsey.

Rick has been counseling individuals, companies and organizations with transformational ideas in the areas of sustainability, new economy, social justice, economic/financial reform, lifestyle, longevity and business for over 35 years, serving the Saudi Royal family, Paul Tudor Jones, George Soros, the Institute for New Economic Thinking, Bill Porter, Bob Stiller, the Getty family, the Coors family, Zoe Cruz, Bertelsmann, Vivendi, New York Board of Trade, Clearing Corporation, International Securities Exchange, France, Israel, Australia, the Conference Board, the County of Santa Slara, Vanke, the Sandoz Foundation, Nikon, Cylance, emirates, Alain Ducasse, and many others.

Rick is the founder of Pilkrōs®, an ideation and venture collective, and the originator of before the comma® – an approach used to create a new business.
rick graduated from Villanova University and completed the MIT-Harvard public disputes and mediation program.

Patricia Thaine

Patricia Thaine

Speaker Chapter 3
4-5 May 2023, A Coruña, Spain
Patricia ThaineCEO, Private AI

Patricia is the Co-Founder & CEO of Private AI, a Microsoft-backed
startup, is also a Computer Science PhD Candidate at the University
of Toronto (on leave) and a Vector Institute alumna. Her R&D work
is focused on privacy-preserving natural language processing, with
a focus on applied cryptography and re-identification risk.
Patricia is a recipient of the NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship, the RBC Graduate Fellowship, the Beatrice “Trixie” Worsley Graduate Scholarship in Computer Science, and the Ontario Graduate Scholarship. She has a decade of research and software development experience, including at the McGill Language Development Lab, the University of Toronto’s Computational Linguistics Lab, the University of Toronto’s Department of Linguistics, and the Public Health Agency of Canada.

She attended Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto.

Abdalla Awidi

Abdalla Awidi

Speaker Chapter 3
4-5 May 2023, A Coruña, Spain
Abdalla AwidiDirector of Stem Cell Therapy Center

I have 40 years of academic, clinical, and applied research experience in the field of hematology, oncology and stem cell transitional research. In addition, I have assumed several senior leadership positions in the academic administration research management and hospital administration.
I have organized, created, and developed multiple teams and groups to serve a noble cause of medical education, clinical practice and applied research.
I have more than 120 publications in the field of benign hematology, malignant hematology, medical oncology and stem cell research.
My google scholar total citations are 1840, with h-Index 25 and i-10 index 55.
My publications can be reached at the following link:

Jumana Al-Sibai

Jumana Al-Sibai

Speaker Chapter 3
4-5 May 2023, A Coruña, Spain
Jumana Al-SibaiMember of the Management Board of the MAHLE Group

On April 1, 2021, Jumana Al-Sibai (48) became the new member of the MAHLE Management Board. She assumed responsibility for the Thermal Management business unit and thus the management of the MAHLE Behr Group, the largest business area of the Stuttgart-based technology group with sales of almost EUR 5 billion and approximately 24,000 employees (2019).

“With her extensive business expertise, her competence in the technology sector, and her management experience, we are sure Jumana Al-Sibai will lead the Thermal Management business unit, which is so crucial for the MAHLE Group as a whole, into an economically sound future,” said Prof. Dr. Heinz Junker, Chairman of the MAHLE Supervisory Board.

Jumana Al-Sibai graduated as industrial engineer from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany and has worked for the past 17 years in positions of steadily increasing responsibility in the Bosch Group.