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6th Middle East Banking AI &
Analytics Summit 2023

Accelerating Innovation in Banking with Applied AI & Analytics Strategies

May 10 - 2023
35+ Speakers
Radisson Blu, Al Mubarakiah Plaza, King Abdulaziz Rd

"Summit At A Glance"

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia revealed its National Strategy for Data & AI, which aims to make the country a global leader in Artificial Intelligence by 2030. Saudi Arabia seeks to build an integral infrastructure & establish data & AI platforms to accelerate the adoption of data & AI applications.

In line with Saudi Arabia’s vision to become a world class AI leader, Middle East Banking AI and Analytics Summit 2023-Saudi Edition aims to revolutionize the AI landscape in the Kingdom’s Banking sector. With well-crafted topics and interactive platforms, #MEBAI is the only leading AI and Analytics summit in the GCC region catering exclusively to the needs of the banking industry.

Recent trends witness huge investments in AI, Analytics and other emerging technologies in the financial and banking space in KSA. The relative impact of these technologies is huge which opens doors for viable opportunities as well as challenges to embrace and harness the power of AI and Analytics in day to day banking operations.

Don’t miss the most awaited opportunity to connect with like-minded thought leaders in the region as they discuss the impact of AI and address the significant limitations through reformative panel discussions, intriguing fireside chats, keynote presentations, roundtable and conversational Q&A sessions while shedding light on best use cases of implementation & scalability of AI and Analytics within their respective banking organization.

Are you incorporating AI and Analytics in your digital transformation journey? Look no further, as #MEBAI Summit 2023 brings you the latest tech-trends in the banking space.

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#MEBANKINGAI Speakers 2023

Edosa Odaro

Chief Data & Analytics Officer



SVP, Head of AI, Data Science & Analytics

Riyad Bank

Dany Ibrahim

Chief Project Management Officer

American Express Saudi Arabia

Wael Fattouh


Bank AlJazira

Amir Lodi

Chief Risk Officer

American Express Saudi Arabia

Manar M. Alaskar

Head of Data and Analytics

Arab National Bank

Harris Anwar

SVP & Head Data Engineering

Saudi National Bank

Suhaib Al-Hosainy

Chief Risk Officer

SaudiEXIM Bank

Mama M'hamed

Head of Data Science


Mazen Khalil


Abdullah Al Othaim Investment Co

Ayman Alhabib

Chief Risk Officer

D360 Bank

Dr. Ahmed Darwish Elsayed

Head of Digital Delivery

Bank Albilad

Tayseer AlHaj

Head of Data Governance

Saudi Credit Bureau - SIMAH

Mohammed Fayez Alshehri


Al Amthal Financing

Peter Simon

MD, Financial Services Data Science


Azaz Rasool

AI and Data Strategist and Evangelist

Leading Bank in KSA

Khaled S. Salem

Chief Digital Information Officer

Saudi Fransi For Finance Leasing

Jamal Dweik



Prashant Dixit

Executive Director - Digital


Tamer Hamza

Director of Digital Channels

Al Rajhi Takaful

Banesh Prabhu



Peter Findley

Chief Executive Officer

Anchorblock Technology LLC

Haitham Abu Ghazaleh

Head of Enterprise Risk Management

Saudi Credit Bureau

Mohamed Fathy Zeineldin

Head of Enterprise Architecture & Data Management

The Saudi Investment Bank

Wael Abdulmoty

Chief Operating Officer


Anjan Pandey

AVP – Product Evangelist Group


Abdulmohsin Almadi

Sales Engineer, KSA


Ravi Ranjan

Risk Advisory Partner, FRM & Advanced Analytics Leader

Deloitte Middle East

Ahmed Shokr

Data Protection & Privacy Lead

KPMG Saudi Arabia

Robert Ptaszynski

Head Digital & Innovation and Managed Services


Ruchi Batra

Sales Engineering MEA


Anand Rai

Head of BD and Pre-sales


Maria Medvedeva

Country Business Manager, KSA & Bahrain


Wook Han

Head of EEMEA Product Management, Insights & Analytics, Data & Services


Series Speakers

Sudhakar Nibhanupudi

Group Chief Data Officer

National Bank of Kuwait

Raheel Ahmed



Emma Johnson

Executive Director - Head of Responsible AI

Standard Chartered Bank


Chief Data Officer

Gulf Bank

Amith Rajan

Executive VP, Head Data & Advanced Analytics

Mashreq Bank


CTO - Data Technology & Innovation MENAT

HSBC Bank Middle East Limited

Sonia Wedrychowicz


McKinsey & Company

Mamoun Alhomssey


Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank


Chief Customer Officer


Dr. Bhaskar Dasgupta

Independent Board Director and Advisor

Various Companies

Eddy Farhat

Chief Data Officer


Nitin Bhargava


Al Masraf Bank

Amit Varma

Chief Platform Officer

Emirates NBD


Head of Customer Analytics & AI

First Abu Dhabi Bank

Abdul Rehman Parkar

Head Data Management & Advance Analytics

Dubai Islamic Bank

Puneet Gupta

VP Head Of Model Development

First Abu Dhabi Bank

Yaron Hazan

VP Regulatory Affairs


Codin Caragea

Head of Customer Experience

Bank Muscat

Ali Imran

Head of Transaction Banking & Digital Services

Commercial Bank of Dubai

Mark Do Couto

Global Head & SVP, Data Analytics


Sarah Hosni

Board Member & Managing Director

The Egyptian Fixed Income Association

Faisal Anwar


United Bank Limited


Key Topics

Harnessing the Power of AI andAnalytics for a futuristic banking ecosystem

Building a digital-savvy workforce in the new world of AI and Analytics

Open–Banking: Accelerating the development of Fintech ecosystem

AI-powered banking: Current state of AI and Future trends in the banking space

Roadmap to successful digital transformation– Creating value using AI and Data Analytics

Reimagining Fraud Detection and Risk Management using AI and Advanced Analytics

Ethical use of Data and AI

Data: A valuable asset and key driver for strategic decision-making process

Optimize the benefits of AI and Analytics for sustainable development of banking sector

AI and Analytics fostering Real-Time insights for a personalized banking experience



C-levels – CEO/CIO/CTO/CISO/COO/CMO, Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents, Heads of AI & Analytics department, AI & ML enthusiast involved in:

• Retail Banking

• Digital Banking

• Digital Transformation

• Consumer Banking

• Capital Markets

• Securities

• Private Banking

• Wealth Management

• E-Channels

• FinTech’s

• Digital Transformation

• Customer Experience & Business Intelligence

• Data Analytics, Modelling & Mining

• Innovation, Data Architects & Scientists

• Data Science & Predictive Analytics

• Risk Management & Data Analysts

• Sales & Marketing

• Technology & Operations

• Information Technology

• Online Services & Business Innovation



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    Take Away!


    May 10, 2023

Understand which processes can be quickly automated and how to use new tech, such as chatbots, to improve customer visualization and productivity and reduce human errors

Uncover the major impacts of AI, improving the customer experience and turbocharging data analytics.

Develop a robust business intelligence infrastructure, achieve data integrity and a 360-view of the customer.

Discover where and how AI is banking: highlighting the opportunities and challenges of commercializing AI and applications.

Identify and create business efficiencies for immediate gains.

Turn your organizations vision into reality through excellent planning and real time use case of contextual intelligence.

Deliver a seamless and connected customer experience by integrating new technologies into legacy systems to meet and exceed customer expectations with outstanding service, from onboarding and everything in between.

Network & connect - The Hybrid Way Being in a room of people who are enthusiastic about sharing what they have learned and helping others enhance their knowledge and skills. Join your peers from across the MENA region in Dubai or meet & chat with them virtually.

Build viable relationships through f2f meetings: Pre-event access to the delegate profiles to make the right selection of whom you would like to meet with and we then set up your meetings, and ensure they run smoothly onsite.

Brand Visibility: Deliver your unique message to this highly targeted group of decision makers, providing a highly qualified platform to build brand awareness. Sponsors receive significant brand exposure through pre-promotion of the event through print and digital exposure.

Pre-qualified end-user audience: We pre-qualify all attendees to ensure our audience is actively exploring or involved in implementing AI

Leadership exposure: The event will tackle key issues and challenges that AI adopters are facing. We tailor our agenda’s to answer these questions allowing end users to effectively deploy solutions.

Leading Edge Discussions: AI & Analytics Experts & Innovators: Hear success stories and initiatives from all the stakeholders and partners of the value chain. Forward-looking insights from the best in the business will help you plan future strategies. Inspiring Keynotes, Banking Case Studies, Reformative Panel discussions offering insights and valuable learning opportunities.

Social Breakout Sessions Your opportunity to customize your learning! Interact with your industry peers in a closed roundtable discussion. Choose the track that is most applicable to you, share your success stories, discuss your challenges, identify future trends- helping you to structure your event experience to your learning requirements.

Digital Age Tech Case Studies & Your Tech Zone Hear from leading AI & analytics organizations sharing their client's success stories and explore dedicated Tech Zones for new ideas & solutions and mapping your business/project needs.

Network & connect - The Hybrid Way Being in a room of people who are enthusiastic about sharing what they have learned and helping others enhance their knowledge and skills. Join your peers from across the MENA region in Dubai or meet & chat with them virtually.

The first of its kind and biggest independent MENA Annual Achievement Awards for AI & Analytics in Banking having its own team of expert judges and a programme of activities and events throughout the year including Showcase events.

MENA Annual Achievement Awards for AI & Analytics in Banking is the first and biggest global annual achievement awards for AI & Analytics. Our focus is to support the AI community within the MENA recognising the hard work and dedication of those working in the field which range from start-ups, established companies and individuals.

To find out more about the current awards, please fill the form mentioned below. If you would like to be a Judge or Sponsor see the details on the related pages.


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08:00 - 12:00 AM

John Smith

Founder & CEO

How To Brand A Startup On A Small Budget

In this session we will discuss about digital topics in detail. You need laptops and other tech support equipment. This session will last for 2 hours. So prepare yourself.

08:00 - 12:00 AM

John Smith

Founder & CEO

Establishing a Brand Identity

In this session we will discuss about digital topics in detail. You need laptops and other tech support equipment. This session will last for 2 hours. So prepare yourself.

08:00 - 12:00 AM

Sarah Michelle

Founder & CEO

Interview With World Class Designer

In this session we will discuss about digital topics in detail. You need laptops and other tech support equipment. This session will last for 2 hours. So prepare yourself.

08:00 - 12:00 AM

Katty Wilson

Founder & CEO

Close Event Ceremony & Doorprize

In this session we will discuss about digital topics in detail. You need laptops and other tech support equipment. This session will last for 2 hours. So prepare yourself.












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May 18th to 19th
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