The digital bodyguards

Jan Wendenburg, CEO of Certgate explains why smart isn’t the same as AI and consumer device security is no match for professional protection. What made you leap into the mobile security industry? Tell us more about your background. After various sales and marketing management positions at IBM, I co-founded a Venture Capital company specialising in IT startups…

A chat with #WILKSA speaker Wafa Al Obaidat, the 28-year-old CEO and Creative Director of Obai and Hill

Entrepreneur, publisher, and writer Wafa Al Obaidat, is on a mission to unite talent with demand, and raise the bar for the creative process across PR, marketing and design. Currently Chief Executive Officer and Creative Director of Obai and Hill, the 28-year-old Bahraini powerhouse reveals her drive, inspiration and role model. Q&A When you were…

Five minutes with Dr. Linzi Kemp

Dr. Linzi Kemp, Associate Professor at American University of Sharjah’s School of Business Administration, participated in a key panel at the Women in Leadership Economic Forum which took place in Dubai on the 25th – 26thOctober, 2017. In the lead up to the Forum, Linzi took some time to discuss the main obstacles to women’sprogression…

John Mattone on vulnerability, ego and purpose

Ahead of the 11th CFO Strategies Forum MENA, we caught up with John Mattone – #1 authority on intelligent leadership, best-selling author and famously known as Steve Jobs’ former coach. A topic you discuss often is how important it is for leaders to be willing to be vulnerable in order to transform their organisations. Why…

HRH Princess Tessy de Luxembourg on gender and education

Interview by Charlotte Chedeville, WIL Forum’s Project Manager Naseba Global WIL Economic Forum places a particular emphasis on social impact, promoting collective action to build a more sustainable future. In addition to name famous headline speakers, the agenda features many social entrepreneurs, change-makers and game changers. Leading up to the forum, we will be publishing…

Meet Mashal Waqar, CTO & Co-Founder of The Tempest

Interview by Charlotte Chedeville, WIL Forum’s Project Manager Naseba Global WIL Economic Forum places a particular emphasis on social impact, promoting collective action to build a more sustainable future. In addition to name famous headline speakers, the agenda features many social entrepreneurs, change-makers and game changers. Leading up to the forum, we will be publishing personal interviews…

Machine learning and cyber security- an interview with Darktrace

Over the last few years, Middle Eastern economies have increased their dependency on technology and state-of-the-art ICT solutions to deliver high-quality, efficient, and effective services. With this increased dependency comes the need for organisations and governements alike to protect these critical infrastructure. We sat down with Mariana Pereira, a Director at Darktrace, the world leader…