Ahmad Almulla has over 30 years of experience in IT and business with international exposure and is considered one of the leading figures when it comes to innovation and creative thinking.
During his career, Ahmad has been a frequent keynote speaker at many conferences and symposiums globally; and has led many initiatives that have resulted in DUBAL/EGA receiving several prestigious awards. He has been a pivotal member of the Executive Management Team at DUBAL/EGA for over 15 years, at which level he has contributed strategic expertise in global information systems, information system architecture, supply chain strategy and automation procedures.
Ahmad also has led the vision for a transformation program through the implementation of SAP in DUBAL/EGA and later the integration of multiple SAP system. The latter system not only revolutionized the way DUBAL/EGA business departments’ function by using world class best practices, but also positioned them for future growth. In addition, Ahmad has helped many organizations in their digital transformation journey.
As part of community support, Ahmad has played a crucial role in establishing CIOMajlis (A platform for CIOs to network and discuss IT related topics) and was the founding chairman. He also served as the vice chairman of Dubai Quality Group (DQG), In addition, He is a board member of the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACME) Middle East Chapter.
He holds an MBA from the University of New England and a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Arizona. He has completed the PED (Programme for Executive Development) at IMD Business School in Switzerland. He recently completed the Directors Development Programme at Mudara Institute of Directors. He has also been a frequent nominee for international training sessions at prestigious institutes such as the IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Ahmad has recently released his first book “Digital Governance”. Currently, he works as the Digital Advisor to the CEO of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation. He also advises board of Directors, CEOs, and CIOs on IT strategy, cyber security, and IT governance, IT led innovation. He is also the founding chairman of CIOMajlis, a board member of Paramount computers, Strategic advisor at HCL Middle East, and a member of IDC advisory council.
Arun Tewary, an acclaimed IT veteran is a Strategic advisor & Director at Finesse. Arun Tewary’s association with Middle East has been for over 25 years and known in the IT industry as one of the leading CIOs. Arun has 4 decades of international professional experience in Information Technology and business transformation through automation and process reorganization across numerous industry verticals in various capacities.
He has successfully transformed organizations through digital acceleration and agile processes. He has worked across Manufacturing sector, Retail, Trading, Real Estate, Food & Beverages, Aviation (aviation catering), and Information Technology. He worked mostly on Tier-1 ERPs – SAP, Oracle and JD Edwards in large organizations, including the largest SAP implementation in Gulf region. Arun has ddemonstrated success in strategy planning and execution and advisory/consulting service with stellar record of serving as Board Member for multiple groups as well as councils.
Proven background in establishing new business lines, facing digital transformation challenges, implementing new IT operating models, and deploying technology plans. Adept at developing global digital business platforms, ensuring organizational transformation, executing intelligent hybrid models, and deploying JD Edwards E1, SAP, as well as other ERP systems. Empowering business leader with demonstrated success. Managing teams of professionals internationally while ensuring professional growth. Instrumental in maintaining cordial relationships with key stakeholders to ensure continuous growth and success.
Articulate communicator with excellent interpersonal and analytical skills. He has worked with Tata Steel, India, Essar Steel India, Al Futtaim Group, UAE, Emaar Properties, UAE and Emirates Flight Catering, UAE. Arun is an active member of CIO Majlis, UAE. He is a challenger and at the same time a leader in collaborative working.
Meeta Raigangar, a Business Management professional from Cambridge, UK. A banker who is also an entrepreneur in the domain of technology, consulting & advisory services. Based in the US, Meeta is one of the Board of Directors of Finesse.